The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt... Read more
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
If you love running as much as I do, you know how frustrating it is when an injury puts the activity you enjoy on hold. Many runners face injury at one time or another, which isn't surprising, given the strain that running can put on your jo... Read more
When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not.
Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes... Read more
Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop... Read more
I've been roller coastering, for years. I am usually able to reach my goals. But I CHEAT!!!!
I eat the food I'm supposed to, but not when i'm supposed to. I'm very much a night eater, munch in front of tv. So I'm not and have never been a breaky pe... Read more
I am 34 and have started this weight loss journey to get in better shape for myself and my children. My starting weight 3 weeks ago was 282. That is the biggest I have ever been. I am limiting my calories and trying to exercise. I am open to any help... Read more
Hi, I am a mom of 3 and a grandma of 5, and I am morbidly obese. I have high cholesterol and I am diabetic. I have tried diet after diet, I lose weight then I go back to my old eating habits and gain it plus more back. I am tired of being overweight.... Read more
I've always been an introvert. I don't like talking about my problems to others. I don't like the feeling of being judged. I look for encouragement from within, and also from Success Stories and motivational quotes. I tried the whole calorie counting... Read more
Hi I am wanting to start a support group on Facebook for anyone wanting to loose weight and help motivate each other in the process. If you might be interested please let me know thanks! 30... Read more
Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time... Read more
Getting the correct fitting shoes is part of my sucess. I have very flat feet. Not only that, I severely over pronate. That's part of the reason I was nick named Ducky when I was in the Marine Corps. You would think that I would need Motion Control... Read more
This is the third in a series of blogs regarding those running inconveniences that may not sideline you as a runner, but if you fail to seek early intervention, may do just that. Today’s blog will cover one of the most common and dreaded running inc... Read more
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