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
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
If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way.
Knees are the most commonly injured joints in... 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
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
I LOVE my elastogel knee wraps. You put them in the freezer and reuse them as often as you need. I usually ice my bad knees every night , thus reducing the amount of pain meds I have to take. They come in different sizes and the gel is flexible, s... 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
Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d... Read more
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