Both running and walking are simple ways to get a great cardiovascular workout with no equipment beyond a sturdy pair of athletic shoes. But these common activities can lead to pain and injury if you're not careful. Here are five of the most comm... 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
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
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This video will help you stretch your calves and ankles wi... Read more
When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not.
Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes... Read more
Will compression socks help me run/walk? My husband and I have started a training program we found in runner's world and when we went to get shoes we considered compression socks but are sure of their benefits and there very constly.... Read more
I'm sitting here getting pretty irritated because all these work out close I'm finding for plus size women are flowy and loose... which is nice to hide your excessness, but seriously, I do a jumping jack and I need a dang bra for my tummy... Where ca... Read more
Hey all. I was just wondering what are some effective ways to deal with shin splints. I started C25K in January and I'm finally feeling the effects of running now that I'm up to week 5 (had to repeat week 3 and some of 4). I've dialed my running back... Read more
I just finished a wonderful workout, and I tried out the 14 minute Bollywood cardio workout but I have found that I have MAJOR shin splints now and it's hurting pretty bad. Does anyone have any tips to try and fix this situation? Does it take long f... Read more
I happened on a web site that offers bridesmaid dresses that can be wrapped and configued in a variety of ways. They come in many colors (to match or coordinate) and you can add many different accessories (flowers, headbands, purses, shawls.) The sh... Read more
I got a cute binder, some dividers and clear sleeves. When I find a good recipe online I print it out and put in in a sleeve and add to it's section. The best part is I can remove the individual recipe while cooking so as to take up less room and the... 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
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