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
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
Self-diagnosing, here, but I’m pretty sure I’m developing patellar tendonitis in one knee from jumping rope. I’m not heavy (110 lbs, sorta the skinny fat variety?) but I just started working out again mid-January. I actually feel... Read more
So here I am, one full month in to this new year and I have managed to lose a whole 2 lbs...after exercising at least 5 days a week for an hour and trying to change my eating habits. When I originally started on this website I was weighing around 165... Read more
I started jump roping the other day after not doing it for a while and I LOVE it. But my hair is really long - what is the best way to wear it for jump roping 30-60 minutes? I normally put it into a ponytail and loop the end under but it keeps fallin... Read more
Anyone know of a good jump rope workout on DVD? I used to know of one but can't remember the name.
Yes, I know you can just do it on your own but sometimes it's fun to do it led. The DVD I am recalling was done by a pro boxer for example.... 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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