With approximately 60% of Americans having a desire to lose weight, it is no wonder our lives are bombarded with weight loss options. Some of these options are completely ridiculous, some actually dangerous, most with over-exaggerated results. […]
If you run, you’re at a high risk for shin splints, a condition that causes pain, tenderness and sometimes swelling around the bone that runs down the front of the calf called the tibia. Shin splints are a common complaint among runners when […]
Running is one of the best forms of cardiovascular around. Unfortunately, running lots of miles not only puts stress on the joints, but also increases the risk of injury. Long distance runners who run outside on hard pavement are particularly […]
Should you stretch before running? Some runners do – and some don’t. It would seem that stretching would be a way to reduce the risk of injury. After all, running with warm muscles sounds like a good preventative strategy – but is it? […]
Do you avoid running because it’s bad for your knees and joints? Some people believe if they run to stay fit they'll end up with joint problems and osteoarthritis. Is there any truth to this idea?
There's very little evidence that […]
If you want to get into running, the only essential piece of equipment you need is a good pair of shoes, right? But what constitutes a good pair of shoes? If you work in a shoe store, you may be familiar with the way that runners seem to cycle […]