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
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
There are two kinds of people in this world: People who have had muscle cramps and people who will experience them sooner or later.
Muscle cramps happen to almost everyone, and for a lot of different reasons. Vigorous exercise can certainl... 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
Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor... Read more
I recently developed aching in my pectoral muscles. It started after strength training and upping arm weights. The pain is annoying and under my arm and above my breasts. To be safe i had a breast exam (all clear) and I met with my PT and he suggeste... Read more
I've recently had my calorie range lowered because of weight loss. I generally drink a RTD 11oz Muscle Milk Vanilla Creme as breakfast because I get a very early start in the mornings and I am just not generally hungry in the mornings but need to eat... Read more
Hi, my name is Kasim Khalique. I am a personal trainer and nutrition coach. I am also in school for my MS in nutrition. As of now I am aiming to gain 30 pounds of mostly muscle for next years football tryouts.... Read more
This has been a recent campaign of mine; working the butt!
I read an article on Muscle & Fitness website not too long ago that even though most weightlifters spend a lot of time on chest, arms, and back that most use leg day as a throw away day,... Read more
for about 3 weeks I've been working out for about 50 minutes every night and watching my eating habits a little more carefully. My friends and family say they can see a difference in how I look. However the number on the scale is staying the same. Wo... Read more
I find it easy to walk up four flight of stairs four times if you break it up into twice a day. This exercise tighten you calf muscles and your thigh muscle and decreases the dimples from cellulite in the thighs.244... Read more
Don't waste the 2 minutes you spend brushing your teeth! Stand on tippy toe and do calf raises, or clench those stomach muscles... Muscles are just being lazy if you're just brushing your teeth! In case you keep forgetting (like I do) a dry erase mar... 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
Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
About 2 weeks ago I strained my calf muscle doing a workout dvd. I am good about warming up before and stretching after but I got hurt anyway. So, after icing and then applying heat and taking NSAIDs and resting it for 2 weeks (and not exercising d... Read more
This past weekend my wife was on retreat and I was home watching the kids. I was doing OK ut the schedule was different and a little harder to keep on the meal plans. By Sunday night after my wife came home I needed to do something so my son and I... Read more
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