Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move.
But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i... Read more
When you're short on time, proper stretching can be the first thing to go! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can breeze through in fewer than five minutes. Remember to warm up first and never... Read more
Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j... Read more
Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world. The book "Born to Run,"... Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
So stressed out right now. I just want to run for the chocolate but I won't! My van still isn't fixed from hitting the deer a week and a half ago, because parts aren't getting in like they were told. That means reschedule... Read more
well exercise has been a pain literally lately! Knee brace helps but my lower back is toast this morning. I have two ruptured disks and it's acting up. Got back from walk in pain. Not good grrrr... Read more
Does anyone know if the map my run feature has a voice feature that tells you certain mile markers when you're running? I hate holding it and looking at my mileage, I'd love if there was a voice activation that tells you how far you've gone.... Read more
Anyone do interval running? Any ideas on ways to easily count calories when you're switching back & forth beween running & walking? I currently use the runkeeper app which only lets me input that I'm either walking or running. Thanks!... Read more
My ankle has been bothering me and I've learned about the importance of recovery. If we continue to "push through" pain, our bodies cannot heal and we set ourselves further and further back. Now, I'm not using my pedometer to measure how far I can... Read more
When recovering from a sprain, the first goal is to slowly regain a full range of movement. The first 24 hours are important for icing, rest and elevation to reduce the amount of inflammation. It's important to start rehabilitation exercises as s... Read more
Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d... Read more
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