When you're short on time, proper stretching can be the first thing to go! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can breeze through in fewer than five minutes. Remember to warm up first and never... Read more
Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move.
But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i... Read more
If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, rest assure that at least you’re not alone. In fact, nearly 50 million Americans feel the exact same way.
Knees... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
A fitness trend is sweeping the nation that involves balancing oneself on an oversized ball while performing functional resistance movements. The ball is referred to as a "physio" or "Swiss" ball and has grabbed the attention of n... Read more
Ok guys, so I suffer from A multitude of various pain most days, I'm pretty familiar with the various pain and what I can do even when it's bad. I try to keep myself motivated, I know after doing things I tend to be in less pain. But what can I, or d... Read more
It's kinda hard to workout with back pain from childbirth a year plus ago. Positive note I lost all baby weight 20pds I'm just trying to keep it off and a little discouraging when in pain. I go on walks pushing the stroller. Sometimes gym... Read more
** Pain increase and munch disaster**Hi Everyone,ever when I have an increase of pain,I'm starting to munch.It's a kinda good for my nerves.What are you doing in that kind of case,when pain is worse and how to avoid a calorie disaster???... Read more
A few years ago I either pulled a muscle or tendon while opening a heavy (boiler room) door regularly. It had hurt for at least 6 months.
I no longer use that door and the pain had gone away.
This summer it's been touchy again. (maybe from swim... Read more
Happy Monday y'all! Despite stomach pain got on the treadmill yesterday anyway. Bible study and then back on there this morning. #determined Be nice and kind and have a great day on purpose, y'all!... Read more
My ankle has been bothering me and I've learned about the importance of recovery. If we continue to "push through" pain, our bodies cannot heal and we set ourselves further and further back. Now, I'm not using my pedometer to measure how far I can... Read more
Nearly half of all on-the-job injuries in the United States involve sprains and strains. You don't have to be working to suffer the same fate. For example, Carla Lackey and her husband thought they spotted the perfect Memorial Day adventure in thei... Read more
The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked... Read more
When recovering from a sprain, the first goal is to slowly regain a full range of movement. The first 24 hours are important for icing, rest and elevation to reduce the amount of inflammation. It's important to start rehabilitation exercises as s... Read more
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