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
I have tried and failed many times to loose weight. I am seriously looking to dedicate my self now. I hope to befriend some of you and build and support team for one another. I am in my mid 20's looking to loose just over a hundred pounds. And I know... Read more
Helloooo? Well here goes.... I have been trying to "diet" for the last few months with no success. Today I was asked by a dear friend if I had given up. Sadly yes, I gave up. There are pastries sitting on my dining table as I type. There's also candy... Read more
Hello, I am Sue. I woke up this morning in a deep depression. I started searching on the internet to see if it was normal when losing weight and making life style changes. I came across this site while searching. I can use all the support I can get.... Read more
I know that once I start to exercise i will be happy and the weight will melt off... I have the tracker, and I am just calculating what i do in a normal day/week. It's been almost a week and my goal is set at 6000 steps a day...
I just want to... Read more
some people define support as BACK ME UP.
but a lot of time ... that back up ... is a moving target;
Sometimes it depends on your mood.
So...when you share your desire to lose weight and tell your close friend,
How do you expect them to HELP... 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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