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
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
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
Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop... 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
Stress causes us to be addicted to unhealthy things. I worked real hard to loss my weight, but a car wreak Sunday has gotten me so stressed out that I just haven't cared, but I know I will care once this has passed and I have gained... Read more
My shins have been hurting a little when I walk downhill or run, both of which I have been doing a lot more of (I just started doing short bursts of running). This evening as I am resting my shins are aching off and on. Is this ok? #fitness... Read more
Have been stressed out in the past few days and now starting to feel better. Saturday my son was in a far wreak which had flipped twice and hit a telephone poll. He and 2 other friends are fine (a miracle ) only have a bump on the head & 14 stitches... 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
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... 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 runnin... Read more
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I sent an email to Coach Joe explaining my situation and asking for his take on it. He came back with a little assessment I could do... He told me to stand on the foot of the affected leg and see if I can hop. I can hop one time... He said if it's... Read more
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