Both running and walking are simple ways to get a great cardiovascular workout with no equipment beyond a sturdy pair of athletic shoes. But these common activities can lead to pain and injury if you're not careful. Here are five of the most comm... Read more
Pain presents itself in myriad forms: the immediate, throbbing sensation of stubbing a toe; the nagging, stinging burn of a sore throat; the take-your-breath-away feeling when you move your "bad back" in the wrong way; the heaviness of lift... Read more
Self-diagnosing, here, but Iím pretty sure Iím developing patellar tendonitis in one knee from jumping rope. Iím not heavy (110 lbs, sorta the skinny fat variety?) but I just started working out again mid-January. I actually feel... Read more
I was eagar to begin to walk/run. But I failed to stretch before beginning. I ended up with severe tendinitis, which caused me to put my walking/running regimen on hold until my tendinitis healed. So a word to the wise properly stretch before exer... Read more
Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will suf... Read more
Not long ago, one of Coach Nicoleís blogs generated a pretty interesting discussion about how playing Wii Fit games compared to ďrealĒ exercise.Can lurching across your living room carpet, remote in hand, to return a vicious topspin forehand from yo... Read more
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