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
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
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
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
Okay so this is going to be a bit long but bare with me...
...So I've run into a small road block in my fitness and I want to know if anyone has any advice or has experience this.
First off, Shin Splints. I can't walk more than 6 minutes o... Read more
I am have a legitimate barrier to my workouts right now: I cannot find a pair of running shoes that fit me. The pair I am using right now are okay because I am a beginner but they are far too big so cause my feet and legs to go numb after about 20 -... Read more
Has Your Shoe Size Changed With Your Weight ?
My width has changed....and my friend told me her size changed.
Have you noticed any changes as you lose.....
or have you lost a lot of weight but remained the same shoe size?... Read more
Hi. My name is Shannan. I am 36 years old. I am a wife and mother of 3. My idea of fun has always been hiking, extreme sports, and simply being in nature. I love God, and I can't imagine any other way to be closer to Him than through His preciou... Read more
I just started doing Leslie Sansone walking videos in my basement (on carpet). I feel funny about wearing shoes so I have been doing it barefoot. Do you think that is a wise idea or is it better to get a pair of shoes? I have heard conflicting opinio... 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
Whether you are walking or running, shoes that fit properly are very important! Proper footgear can prevent injuries & muscle soreness after exercise. If you have problems with shin splints (even after stretching before and after), arch pain, or othe... 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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