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
It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope. While there... Read more
When cartilage that cushions your joints begins to breakdown faster than your body can replace it, you develop osteoarthritis. Without this protective tissue, the bones in your joints rub together, causing pain, tenderness, swelling and stiffness. Lo... Read more
Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re... Read more
What fun is being laid up with a stiff or bad back? What good is a perfect body if you are feeling less than perfect?
As far as your back is concerned, more fun comes from more functional fitness. The simplest, easiest, most basic moves are usua... Read more
Down 15 lbs and 25 to go to get back to the weight I was 4 yrs ago pre-injury. I'm hereby forgiving myself for gaining the weight. We all have our ups and downs in life, reasons we gained. Forgive yourself, learn from it, and be better everyday.... Read more
GA ppl. So i started this journey back on june 5th. Ive dropped from 242 to 236 in May i was 251... Well now im fluctuating between 236 and 239 for some reason i cant break these 30s. looking for suggestions.... Read more
#exercise I walked a lot yesterday
My legs hurt all night long.
Used some pain cream and resting my feet to . May be time for a new pair of shoes.
I walked 3 miles and I have not done that in years about 6 yrs maybe... Read more
Start with Sparks a few months back, lost 29.5 lbs total before going to my 30th class reunion. Felt good about myself and am continuing to eat healthy and trying to get more exercise in even with my disabilities.... Read more
Small movements I've found that relieve the pain. I"ve been in pain for the last week, and found that if I moved my hip, (the one on the side of the painful knee) the way Cancan dancers do, -- it looks like they're moving their knee, when in fact, th... Read more
Other contributing factors may include having weak muscles in the hip and trunk area, different leg lengths, an off-balance gait or joint degeneration due to wear-and-tear arthritis (osteoarthritis).Less common causes of sacroiliac joint pain include... Read more
For many of us, exercise is the part of the day we look forward to. But for those who struggle with chronic pain, working out isn't enjoyable. It hurts. Knees are particularly vulnerable to pain during exercise (and afterwards). There... Read more
Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will s... Read more
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