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 finally got in the habit of running... and developed shin splints. Since developing I have bought new shoes and insoles that seem to be helping. However, I am in too much pain after running to run... Does anyone have any suggestions of low impact e... Read more
247 That's not so bad!
You can turn it into a good thing - jump straight back into your routine tomorrow, then next time you have a bad day you'll be able to say "it's OK, I know how to deal with this."
It's a delay, not a disaster.... Read more
I just wanted to pop in to say Hi to everyone and give a quick intro.Im new to the site and still stumbling my way around but what I have found so far is awesome! I started my journey in jan 2015 at 496 lbs,,,ugh I hate typing that number but present... 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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