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
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
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... 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
Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret... Read more
I'm newly back and haven't even updated my spark page yet and so much has changes. As far as weightless goes I have put on 25 of the 60 lbs I lost (over the last 2 years going through knee surgery and personal stuff)...I'm finding it much harder to... Read more
Any tips on relieving muscle pain from workouts? I started a new routine and the fatigue is awful. My heavy work schedule isn't giving me time to recover (nonstop movement) but I know if I take a rest day from my routine I won't get back into it.... Read more
I used to be on here all the time and then I got sick. I need to get a handle on this and could use some support. My Cardio doc jumped all over me yesterday for my weight and for the weakness that I have in my body. I have to do this one day at a... 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
Other contributing factors may include having weak muscles in the hip and trunk area, different leg lengths, an off-balance gait or joint degeneration due to wear-and-tear arthritis (osteoarthritis).Less common causes of sacroiliac joint pain include... 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
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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