Whether you enjoy tennis, swimming or Pilates, unfortunately, there is an injury for you. Pilates has lower back injuries, runners get runner's knee and then there's tennis elbow—all common injuries many fitness enthusiasts have experie... Read more
In a world full of escalators, elevators and electric scooters, it could be argued that walking has become more the exception than the rule—which is a shame, seeing as the simple act of stepping has a host of health-boosting benefits.
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Running is one of the fastest growing amateur sports among men and women of all ages. Read how to get started on your own quest to becoming a runner.
It doesn’t surprise me that more people are running for cardio exercise these days. Accor... Read more
Judi (TIME4JUDI) is long-time SparkPeople member with multiple sclerosis (MS). By walking indoors with the help of walking DVDs, she lost 60 pounds in seven months! Now she shares her advice and tips with others who want to walk off the weight withou... Read more
Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
Does anyone here have issues with bad feet? I got dx'd with a tailor's bunion 2 years ago, and I just get really frustrated with how it sabotages everything I want to do to be active. I wear orthotics, and I have a stationary bike, and I can go swim... Read more
I hear ya...I had to stuff my feet into a couple pairs of heels, and man, they were so tight! And now that I've lost weight, some of those shoes are now too big, lol. You CAN lose the weight, and you WILL wear those shoes again!... Read more
#firstpost I work a ton, as a motel maid so I am on my feet the majority of the day and constantly cleaning. Hoping spark will help me eat better. Trying to loose another 60 more lbs. I am at 255 down from 301. I feel better but I have plateaued...... Read more
Watch out for your feet...Arthritis is inflammation and swelling of the cartilage and lining of the joints, generally accompanied by an increase in the fluid in the joints. Each foot has 33 joints that can be afflicted with arthritis.Diabetes & Cardi... Read more
I was eagar to begin to walk/run. But I failed to stretch before beginning. I ended up with severe tendinitis, which caused me to put my walking/running regimen on hold until my tendinitis healed. So a word to the wise properly stretch before exer... Read more
Not long ago, one of Coach Nicole’s blogs generated a pretty interesting discussion about how playing Wii Fit games compared to “real” exercise.Can lurching across your living room carpet, remote in hand, to return a vicious topspin forehand from yo... Read more
Before 21-year-old Owen Thomas became captain of the football team at the University of Pennsylvania, he was a star athlete in my suburban community, one hour north of Philadelphia. Since age 9 he had him. Five months later another ripple went... Read more
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