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
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
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
You don’t want to complain, but lately you have felt a little tingling or numbness in your hand and wrist. Sometimes, the pain is sharp. Other times it seems to travel from your wrist up through your arm. You try to shake it off but it just won... 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
After a couple of minutes into a run, my left shin begins to hurt. I was told it was my shoes, but I just bought a brand new pair of running shoes and it still hurts. Needless to say, I have to stop running. Any ideas on how to stop the pain so I... Read more
Recently I've been getting sharp pains in one of my shins, as someone who runs on pavement and who's recently increased their mileage, I'm pretty sure it's shin splints :/
But what do I do about it? It even hurts a little to walk :/ I want to he... Read more
I have a 19 year old son with Asperger's Syndrome and life has been very difficult lately. Does anyone else have experience with Asperger's Syndrome? Are you willing to share some thoughts and ideas?... Read more
I am so discouraged. I couldn't finish my exercise today because I have been having this knee pain and it is getting worse. It seems like every time I get motivated and get into a good routine, this happens. Last time I got into a good running rou... Read more
I was just wondering if anyone else on this site has exercise compartment syndrome. If so, what types of exercises are you doing? The doctors are limiting me to low impact exercises, specifically swimming, biking, and using the elliptica... Read more
The science magazine Natures said Virgin Oil Oil may have the same effects of Ibuprofen. It may also inhibit the oxidation of LDL (bad) cholesterol. A tsp per day may help in treating arthritis, cardiovascular disease, high cholesterol,& in pain ma... Read more
Everyday Health reports ...If you have gained weight in middle age & most of it is in your belly, you are likely part of the American epidemic of prediabetes. If you don't start eating better and exercising, full-blown diabetes will almost certainly... 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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