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
Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol.
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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
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
It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
My doctor has explained that the pain in my right leg is a shin splint. That means no Zumba, no leg press, no elliptical machine for the next week.
I need to figure out a way to keep up my cardio. I've been doing 1 hour a day cardio at 600 calo... Read more
So I need some help. I pulled my back last week and it is extremely painful so I can't work out or even move and being cooped up in the house being bored I am very snackish. Anybody have any advice on what I can do to not gain?... Read more
my name is dave and have been with sparks people a couple years now.i bounce in and out when other things inter fear with entering my entries.anyhow i was following the diabetes diet and was surfing different pages in spark people and don't know wh... Read more
I couldn't help myself. Despite my muscles being sore from yesterdays activities I worked out anyway. 30 min of kickboxing with Jillian. lol Now onto my daily chores, a whole other workout all in it's own.... Read more
Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time... Read more
Getting the correct fitting shoes is part of my sucess. I have very flat feet. Not only that, I severely over pronate. That's part of the reason I was nick named Ducky when I was in the Marine Corps. You would think that I would need Motion Control... 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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I've been working on getting back in the swing of things health and diet wise this week. I charted my food two days (better than no days for the last three weeks) and...I finally joined a gym!
Pulling the trigger on the gym membership was an esp... Read more
I've had a number of friends ask me about how overcame shin splints and I wanted to post a link to the stretches I do after each run. walking.about.com/od/stretching/a/shinstre tch.htm
Also, I can't stress enough the night and day differenc... Read more
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