In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles.
Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the knees.
Sit on the chair and place your feet behind the foot pads, which should make contact with your lower shin, just above your ankles. Adjust the seat so that the back of your legs lie... Read more
When you're short on time, proper stretching can be the first thing to go! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can breeze through in fewer than five minutes. Remember to warm up first and never... Read more
Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete.
By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe... Read more
If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints.
Types of Bikes... Read more
I have a seriously sprained ankle and can't do much walking let alone running, jumping or stairs. Any ideas how I can get cardio in?
I'm using some hand weights in the evenings and trying to do some pilates exercises but feel like some cardio wo... Read more
Hey, folks. I was headed towards the back door today to let the dog in and had a fall on the stairs. I have a minor sprain in my ankle, no swelling or bruising, that I can see. Pain is mostly when I apply pressure, but I can walk.
The trouble i... Read more
I'm so frustrated hurt my ankle. Now I can't do any cardio. I'm so afraid of gaining back weight that I've already lost. What's a girl to do?
It's Jan 13th and I haven't tracked one fitness minute this month. I'm so disappointed.... Read more
After completing the couch to 5k programme successfully and being on track with jogging 3-4 miles 3-4 times a week, whilst out on a good jog I stepped awkwardly onto a curb, turned my ankle and injured myself. It turned out I broke a malleo... Read more
I was eagar to begin to walk/run. But I failed to stretch before beginning. I ended up with severe tendinitis, which caused me to put my walking/running regimen on hold until my tendinitis healed. So a word to the wise properly stretch before exer... Read more
Reducing my calorie intake cause me to lose 5 pounds in less than two weeks with little exercise. I didn't deprive myself of what I wanted, just how much I ate. I walked as much as my body would allow me (about 2 miles a week) & modified Zumba (1 day... Read more
Not long ago, one of Coach Nicole’s blogs generated a pretty interesting discussion about how playing Wii Fit games compared to “real” exercise.Can lurching across your living room carpet, remote in hand, to return a vicious topspin forehand from yo... Read more
Before 21-year-old Owen Thomas became captain of the football team at the University of Pennsylvania, he was a star athlete in my suburban community, one hour north of Philadelphia. Since age 9 he had him. Five months later another ripple went... Read more
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