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Knee Pain Barefoot Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Knee Pain Barefoot Running.

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The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  Read more

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

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

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

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

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

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

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

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

NSV I can't believe it. I can run, painlessly for
Updated 6/2/2015 12:08:35 AM

NSV I can't believe it. I can run, painlessly for short periods of time but I can do it! A month ago walking a mile had me winded. Right now, nothing else matters. I'm finishing off my hour of exercise with running tonight....  Read more

Help! My Knee!!! What Should I Do?
Updated 6/2/2015 2:58:22 AM

I have water on the knee - the right knee. I've had it for about 4 days now. I've been trying to self-treat it to a point (I could be doing better at it). But at the same time I still do all my usual activities. And one of those activities is making...  Read more

If you run into a plateau, we do have a 3 part ser
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If you run into a plateau, we do have a 3 part series set of articles for plateau busters. Here is a link to part 1: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitnes
s_articles.asp?id=516. Coach Denise...  Read more

Starting running and dieting 2 years ago. Lost 60
Updated 6/1/2015 9:29:17 PM

Starting running and dieting 2 years ago. Lost 60 pounds and felt great!!! Quit running quit dieting and gained all back. Praying I can do it again!!! Really want to lose 80-100 by March. Pray for me!!!...  Read more

Does anybody use the nike+ running app? Would love
Updated 5/31/2015 11:36:04 PM

Does anybody use the nike+ running app? Would love to add some new friends to it! KCostello1025 is my username!...  Read more

Large Joggers

Only run flat areas and uphills to avoid pain.311...  Read more

Just a little love for my knee

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

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

We Tried It: Vibram Barefoot Running Shoes

The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked...  Read more

5 Exercises for Stronger, More Flexible Feet

Over the past three decades, fitness shoe manufacturers have developed advanced technology to cushion and control motion in our feet and ankles. While this advanced support can feel great, it doesn't allow our joints and soft tissue to artic...  Read more