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 am going to my first Zumba toning class tonight. I want to track it on the fitness tracker but I can only find Zumba dance. I'm not sure how to track this since I don't think it would be the same amount of calories burned as a regular cardio Zumba... Read more
In a quest to find a fun, engaging kind of fitness class, I've tried out THREE local zumba classes. I even tried one that was supposed to be for "beginners." But NO ONE seems to actually teach Zumba moves. You're just apparently supposed to alread... Read more
I was thinking of buying some Zumba dvds for the winter because I'm a complete wuss to run outside in the cold. Zumba looks super fun, but It is as good of a cardio workout as running is?
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Find a group class you enjoy, regardless of having a right and left foot or being able to move. When you enjoy the music and the movements are easy and the instructor is motivational, you will be enjoying yourself SO much, you will forget you are exe... 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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