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
Does anyone know where to buy cute running skirts with compression shorts that don't cost an arm and a leg? Like $20 or less.
Just not at Walmart I generally boycott Walmart. And besides out of desperation I already checked there.... Read more
What is the running etiquette when you have a single stroller on a non-crowded sidewalk? What about in a small, local race?
I generally run a 10-12 min mile, depending on distance, conditions, etc.... Read more
I just joined Spark People and really love it so far. I am trying to get back into shape after having two kids. I love being outdoors and just started back running with some friends. It is very hot where I live with temps getting up near 100 so on lo... Read more
I went for a run tonight, the longest in quite awhile.
It was scheduled for a 2.5 mile run, but I started off about thirty seconds faster than my regular mile time (11:30 instead of 12), so I had to take a two minute walking break when I hit the... Read more
I have 2 things that I am having trouble with when running. I just started a running plan a little over a week ago and 2 things keep coming up that I am not sure how to improve upon.
The first is my breathing while running, my friend went runnin... Read more
I really hate to exercise, it would cause so much pain. I needed to build up the muscles! So I started water jogging. Same benefits, much more fun, and no pain. You'll feel like noodle when you get out of the water though ;)... 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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