Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have... Read more
If you've ever scratched your arm or leg and left a trail of white flakes (who hasn't?), then you’ve seen the effects of dry skin. While uncomfortable, dry skin usually isn’t "serious," but it can make a formerly-smooth... Read more
When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.
But whether you’re training for a specific even... Read more
In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided... Read more
I'm first week, two runs into the Couch to 5k program. 2 miles, 30 minutes, 5 min warmup/cooldown and 60 sec run / 90 sec walk intervals.
I woke up this morning after yesterday's run and I'm already feeling some soreness in my right heel. I'm w... Read more
Please stop telling people they're "gaining muscle." That really isn't true and isn't the reason the scale isn't budging.Best explained: http://www.aworkoutroutine.com/weight-loss -plateau-myth-muscle-weighs-more-than- fat/... Read more
Should I run/job with iit or let it heal?
Also are there any other ways to help "mend" t?
I've been using a muscle rub/freeze gel and painkillers but it's still ever so painful.
I've had it since tuesday/wednesday.
I can't rest it too m... Read more
Relax - don't think of all the things that need to be done - lay there for 15 minutes and let your body enjoy. This is great for sore muscles, aches and pains. Epson Salt Baths are so good for you - just google - you'll see all the benefits. 414... Read more
I reward myself every day I workout with a hot bath. The real treat is that I only use my nice shower gels when I do a workout. The heat soothes my sore muscles and I get at least 2 glasses of ice, cold water when I am in there and it is a great ti... 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
After a long, tough workout, an equally long, hot bath is just what I crave. If I'm feeling particularly sore, I add Epsom salts, which help reduce inflammation. You can buy expensive aromatherapy bath salts at department stores, but I don't like to... Read more
It's common for beginners to experience muscle soreness that lasts for a week or two, just as seasoned exercisers will be sore after a tough workout. Yes, you should keep working out even though you are sore, but there is more to it than that.&nb... Read more
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