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
After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account.
Some postpartum women may notic... 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
Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain.
Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo... Read more
I'm new to Spark People. I just joined last week. On Thursday, I was in a wreck that totaled my car. I'm laid up with a nasty sprained ankle. Anybody know of any foods that will promote healing without adding any pounds?... Read more
I just joined last week. On Thursday, I was in a wreck. I'm kind of laid up with a badly sprained ankle and some bumps and bruises. At least I'm in better shape than my car (it was totaled). Anybody know of any foods that will promote... Read more
I've been doing really well with eating super healthy staying within my caloric range...until about 4:00pm. I try my hardest to fight the cravings for junk food, but I feel like I always crack after 4. Any advice or tips would be greatly appreciated.... Read more
*sigh* It's so hard trying to focus on eating healthy when I work for Starbucks! Free drinks and 30% off stuff. All of the drinks are so sugary and unhealthy but doesn't cost me anything...HELP!... Read more
I started Jin Shin Jyutsu, a Japanese form of hands-on healing, because I was fascinated by its effects on my mood and energy.After two weeks of daily practice (10 minutes or so), I noticed I had lost around 3 kgs or so. This was when I started takin... Read more
WELCOME! A place for *YOU* - affected because you've multiple sclerosis or someone you love has it - can come to grow, heal, find laughter and hope. This is your team & new ideas are always welcomed.... 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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