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
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
Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have... 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
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Hi all. I have had a bad back spasm a couple of months ago and things haven't been the same in terms of exercising. :( doctors took a lot of exams and say there is nothing wrong.
all in all does anyone know anything that can help with back pain!?... Read more
Getting back on track today... A family member passed away the other day and in between all the planning, fielding all the calls and text messages, and making sure everyone was ok I wasn't eating enough and yesterday I ate too many of the wrong foods... Read more
On Monday I got back on track, I just did my first weight in and I have lost 7 pounds, I'm now at 207. I'm really happy but I know I still have a long way to go, the first ones are always the easiest to loose. My goal is 150 by the New Year. 😊... Read more
So i decided to start back eating clean on monday. ive been drinking 12 cups of water a day and limiting my carbs to fruits and vegetables. I also decided to do total body workouts that last for about 20-30 minutes. Happy to say that I am down 3 lbs... Read more
It is sometimes really hard to workout when you have back pain. But I find that doing some light stretches be it Yoga or Regular is good to do too. Stretching helps keep you flexible and my even help with the pain.... Read more
My arthritis is mild, but I have pain from sciatica and bone pain from cancer. This workout is easy and gentle on the joints, and it's for any age. The gentle stretching really helps with my back pain. You can do the workout standing, seated, or stan... Read more
The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips. What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi... Read more
Tight hamstrings are a common complaint not only amongst runners, cyclists and rowers, but for those who tend to sit most of the day, whether at a desk at work or school, spend a lot of time on the couch watching TV, sitting at the computer, even for... Read more
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