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
I believe that most people would say jumping rope is for play, not for exercise. After all, you jumped rope as a kid on the playground and you probably forgot about it entirely after fourth grade. And it certainly isn’t touted as a benefit of j... 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
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
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 tried to jog on the treadmill but my hips, shins, knees, and ankles can't handle it! I'm trying to do a mile the switch to the elliptical, but I swear more on a treadmill. Will my lower extremities ever get used to it?!... Read more
I would also like to jump in here and have a buddy to help me lose the weight. I have 118 pounds that need to be shed. If you don't mind I would love to help and receive support from all of you.... Read more
What diet or tips have worked for you to jump start weight loss? This is day 2 with cutting out alcohol but I still have my sweet cravings. I'm thinking about going back on Atkins or another low card diet. Any suggestions?... 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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