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
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 only run when chased."
That was my answer anytime I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise.
The way I saw it, there were only two reasons to run:
1. to catch a bus, plane or train
2. to... Read more
I'm doing the c25k. It says you can't train on consecutive days but must have rest days in between. Why? I'm all revved up and would really like to run again tomorrow but is that such a no no?... 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 didn't see anything on here about potty training and as a sort of new mom thought I'd share my story, thus far. Today is day 1 of training my almost 3 year old Angie. She will be 3 end of June. Well we tried to train her before and it was unsuccess... Read more
I was just thinking. If I do a minimum of 40 mins cardio, yoga 45 mins every other day and floor exercises including planks, leg lifts, etc. do I still need to lift weights? Am I not getting stronger by doing those things? It's so hard to fit all the... Read more
Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c... Read more
Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!... 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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