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
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
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
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
question: I am on a med that causes weight gain. I have physician approval for mild exercise, I have been trying to use my gazelle a few days a week.
need pointers for diet with food allergies and sensitivity... Read more
This week has been cold which causes me to question, how do you motivate yourself to exercise outdoors in cold and nasty weather? Winter is a few months away, but it is my epic fail time of the year and feel like I am starting over every spring.... Read more
Took some time off, cause of my foot, now i am back until surgery, treadmill burn 801 calorie burn, incline 9.5 speed 3.5, elliptical. 0 mins, 201 calorie burn; 1000 calorie burn for today, with no supplements, fat burnings or stimulants so proud... Read more
Down another 5 pounds :-) that's cool cause I started a new teaching job last week and they were kind and fed us lunch and snacks, so I stepped away from diet a little. This app has helped me learn what my daily caloric intake looks like! :-)... Read more
may cause the bowels get lazier, and will only do when you have the medicine, that's why naturals ways are better. If you end throwing EVERYTHING out in bathroom,then get multivitamin pills before bed cause it flushes vitamins away too... 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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