If you love running as much as I do, you know how frustrating it is when an injury puts the activity you enjoy on hold. Many runners face injury at one time or another, which isn't surprising, given the strain that running can put on your jo... Read more
It's freezing cold outside, it’s dark when you get home, and you're still recovering from those extra holiday calories you put away over the last couple weeks. That’s a pretty good excuse to sit inside by the fire, snuggle up... 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
You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... 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 am a mom of 3 kids and I am looking forward to being here and really getting started. I have decided that now is the time for me to make a change in my life and actually stick to it. I am looking forward to meeting new people and making new friends... Read more
hi, i am zoya, and running a site containing health news articles, The Med Guru. i love to share and discuss on mind and body related articles. glad to join sparkpeople i will contribute as good as possible here. bye for now... Read more
No, this is not a journal about how I am going to lose so-many-pounds by New Year's Day. This is a journal about how I lost 30 pounds since last year!
The first way: bringing my lunch wherever I go. I always include a mid-morning snack --usually... Read more
Hi, I just signed in yesterday and I am ready to begin! This is (part of) my story: When I was little my mum would buy every sort of junk food but I wasn't allow to eat it because I was "fat". So every time I was home alone I would eat some (just a l... Read more
I use cross training aerobic shoes and buy a new pair after 100 hours of use. These shoes are only used for workouts. Shoes break down after 100 hours of use which may be detrimental to your joints, back, feet, etc. 306... Read more
Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are sev... Read more
This is the third in a series of blogs regarding those running inconveniences that may not sideline you as a runner, but if you fail to seek early intervention, may do just that. Today’s blog will cover one of the most common and dreaded running inc... Read more
Having been a member of the running community for over five years now, I have seen a number of new footwear trends picking up speed. Last month the American College of Sports Medicine released its top five footwear trends for 2011. Everything from b... Read more
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