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 scale is frustrating me 40 I weigh on a flat floor but it will give me different readings if I step on more than once. Yes I know I should go with the first reading, ha, but I just don't trust it.
So I am looking for some recommendations for a n... Read more
I've been trying to take off 100+ lbs. gained quickly due to medications, and that took me from size 6 to 20 in a few years. (Domperidone and Lexapro) Have tried many diets, but didn't stick to them due to stress, cravings, lighthe... Read more
Just joined this site. I am a bit frustrated I have been trying to lose weight for over a year with little to no success. I have done weight watchers, Low carb, and counting calories and keeping it between 1200 & 1400 calories. N... Read more
Although I have been around for about 5 years, this last year has been my banner year. I started this year at 387 lbs. The highest I have every weighed. The medical conditions were piling up and my mobility was extremely limited. Through diet and... 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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