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
Onederland is a great goal! I hit it not too long ago. Maybe focus on just losing a half or whole pound this week. Healthy and clean for most of it, then give yourself a break on Thanksgiving. Its a special time!... Read more
I am an avid cyclist, who thought as long as I ride 100 miles a week, I can eat anything. I read a book on biking and diet and 2 things stuck: 1) You cant out exercise a bad diet. 2) Dont eat until your full, eat until your not hungry.... Read more
This feels like the longest Friday ever!!!!! Just a small note about how my day's going...when there's not the crush of getting a mailing out, things slow down a lot...it's a bit surreal to not be under insane pressure (most of that from myself).... 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
Summer swimming gives way to fall hiking, and our once too-hot-to-handle weather is whisked away by cool breezes and darker mornings.As the seasons change, so do our workouts—and our wardrobes.Here's some of the cutest, coolest and newest t... Read more
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