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Running Injury Knee Pain Resources

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

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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

The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  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

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

I'm so upset and my feelings are hurt. I ran into
Updated 3/30/2015 7:36:48 PM

I'm so upset and my feelings are hurt. I ran into my high school nurse and she did a double take when she noticed it was me then said “woooo you then got big as a house!you sure then let yourself go! " wow people can be so rude!...  Read more

Exercises for arthritic knees and asthmatics
Updated 3/29/2015 6:53:42 PM

Doess anyone have any ideas for exercises for someone with severely arthritic knees and asthmatic. I live in Michigan so the weather does not allow me to go out for walks etc for half of the year. I am not doing any exercises now but want to st...  Read more

Participating in my first 2mile walk/run today as
Updated 3/30/2015 6:24:45 AM

Participating in my first 2mile walk/run today as a speed walker. Any tips?...  Read more

Exercise while recovering from knee surgery.
Updated 3/29/2015 10:13:22 AM

Hi everyone! Just wondering what you may suggest? I'm almost 2 weeks post up and am gradual taking normal steps! My muscles are still quite tight but I would like to keep active. Any suggestions? Jenn...  Read more

pilates and back pain
Updated 3/30/2015 1:05:10 PM

I just did a pilates workout (by fitness blender) where there were lotso f leg movements while on your back. It hurt my lower back soooooooo bad. I have no idea what to do. Am I doing something wrong or should i just avoid pilates for my back?...  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

Try Something you Think you Don't Like

I avoided running at ALL costs (even when I was 110 pounds and 14 years old.) I hated the out of breath feeling, but I started a 5 training program to increase my endurance, and guess what.... I actually like running. I'm not out in freezing temps o...  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

Runner's Knee: Exercise or Rest, Which is Best?

Ask any runner, or non-runner for that matter, what one of the most common running injuries is and invariably many will mention patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS)--AKA runner's knee. It has been reported that as many as 70% of all runners will suf...  Read more

Fighting the Ego and Seeing the Bigger Picture

Note: I'm no fitness expert--that's Coach Nicole--so please don't use this blog post as a way to diagnose or treat any injury, pain or tweak you're feeling. Listen to your body, and consult a professional if you sense anything is amis...  Read more