When you're injured, ice is like gold. In fact, it is an essential treatment for most sports injuries. It is one of the key ways to reduce the inflammation that occurs when you have some type of muscle tear, tendonitis, sprain or strain.
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A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
If you ever stared at your closet full of clothes and thought, “I have nothing to wear,” imagine how Amanda McQueen, a 28-year-old from Alabama, felt during her weight loss journey. “I’ve lost 115 pounds in total. I started at... Read more
Each of us has a favorite body part – or we should. Do you have an area you think is worth accentuating? If you do, good for you. As you get closer to your fitness/health/weight loss goals, you will likely want to show off more of your body, hi... Read more
I've been steadily gaining weight for 12 years, tried several times to get in the healthy bandwagon but inevitably would give up after a few months. Well 2 weeks ago I went for my annual checkup and found out I'm prediabetic! The doctor wanted to our... Read more
Have just got my order of neoprene compression pants and top. Hoping it will help shape and tone and so I can sweat some of this weight off! Does wrapping your waist in clingfilm work? What's the most extreme thing you've done to lose? xx... Read more
We have all heard the saying dress for success. The same rings true when you pick out your clothes for your workout. Now I am not telling you that you have to go to the gym like you are about to walk the runway.However, taking pride in how you loo... Read more
Game on!! is a team of individuals that need a little help being motivated every once in a while. A good kick in the pants to lose the weight and keep it off instead of a constant roller coaster.... Read more
Editor's Note: SparkPeople has partnered with ActivewearUSA.com, and we are part of an affiliate program with the company as well. Bloggers have received clothing free of charge to review. We're back with another review of workout cloth... Read more
Growing up, I was quite the fashionista. I kept a list of the clothes I wore in a notebook so as to not repeat outfits too often. I spent my baby-sitting money on the latest trends. I spent hours scouring fashion magazines.After college, I worked in... Read more
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