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
Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have... Read more
The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt... Read more
I'm wondering how much is enough... how much is too much? I am doing this C210K app on my phone. Have been doing that for over a month now and I can now sufficiently slog 3.2 miles. It's a horrible pace @ 12+ mins per mile but I digress. So I just jo... Read more
I do well on low-carb but I fell off the wagon during tax season ( I do taxes for a living) and I'm trying to get back to it lol. I was pulling 60+ hr weeks plus full time college, widow and mother to 5 girls and I was burnt out for a bit. lol... Read more
I am having the hardest time getting back to eating healthy and working out.. I was meal prepping and working out but got sidetracked and now have been stuck at 250 for months.. How do you all get back in that mindset when you get off track?... Read more
Hello, My Friends. After a huge weight loss in the last 2 1/2 years and going from an out-of-breathe from walking up the stairs, couch potato to a bona fide gym rat, I'm aching to get back on track. I've gotten into some less than healthy eating hab... Read more
I have used the excuse of pain from neuropathy and low back to keep me from going back to exercising. I chose this week to plug ahead despite pain.Secret: It is easier to excuse ourselves away than doing what we can in small doses.306... Read more
I do two sets of strength training exercises every time I go to the bathroom. I alternate upper body and lower body exercises every other day. My favorites are incline pushups and tricep dips using the bathroom vanity. Lower body favorites are squ... Read more
The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips. What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi... Read more
It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o... Read more
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