Stretching

Exercises That Can Ease Your Back Pain

Exercise is very important on so many levels.Proper alignment of the head over the shoulders, over the hips, over the knees, or over the feet, is imperative in maintaining a pain-free body. Firm abdominal muscles help to keep the back straight and strong.Bad posture habits can lock your muscles into positions you are not...

9 Natural Remedies for Treating Plantar Fasciitis Pain

Plantar fasciitis is related to the painful condition of the heel, and affects more than 2 million people in the United States. Plantar fascia is the dense cord on the bottom of the foot, connecting the heel bone to the toes. This tissue can become injured due to overuse or being overweight and out...

7 Ways to Relax Your Muscles And Relieve Pain

Severe back pain or pain in the neck, shoulders or waist are not rare, especially with people over the age of 30. Unfortunately, half of the people who experience any of the above mentioned pains have lost their quality of their life due to painful episodes, especially near the spine. People with severe pain...

Fun Ways to Stay Fit While Visiting Las Vegas

Fitness and Sin City don’t sound like they belong in the same sentence.But Las Vegas was built to please everyone—not just gamblers and people who dig Elvis impersonators.From state-of-the-art gyms to healthy, forward-thinking food destinations, you’ll have no problem maintaining your healthy lifestyle during your Vegas visit, says Steven Rosen, lead fitness instructor at...

This Common Muscle Cramp Treatment Can Actually Kill You

Whether it’s after a workout or while trying to sleep, we’ve all felt the strong, painful contractions of a muscle cramp. And if you’re plagued by them regularly, you’ll probably try any possible treatment to stop the spasms.But here’s one you should shelve: Taking quinine for muscle cramps can raise your risk of dying...

10 Ways to Find Time for Physical Activities

Most of people realize how useful physical activity is for our health. However, if you ask your friends or colleagues why they ignore any physical exercises, most of them will probably say that they don’t have time for this.Yes, we live in a very fast time and many of us do have a tight...

Why even women need strength training to maximize weight loss

A common misconception among women regarding strength training is that it will make them big and bulky – so they skip the weights and go straight to cardio instead. However, a study by Penn State found that people who combined cardio and weight training lost an average of 6 or more pounds than people...

Tips to Planning a Fitness Vacation

Planning a Fitness Vacation A vacation is the perfect opportunity to get away from your hectic life, relax and spend time doing the things you love. If you enjoy nothing more than your daily yoga practice, morning run or weekend hike, a fitness vacation may be your perfect escape.However, as many traditional vacations usually involve...

Listen when your body speaks to you!

The human body is an amazing thing. It even manages to speak to us cyclists in any number of ways. Here is a translation of what your body is trying to tell you when you experience different forms of pain whilst riding your bike.Pain in your feet :Your shoe straps are too tight.Your cleats...

5 Benefits of Massage for Cyclists

Cycling is a great hobby that can help you maintain healthy weight, feel great and make friends. But consistent cycling, while toning your body, can leave it sore or pained. It’s often recommended to stretch before and after to alleviate these symptoms. However, sometimes that’s not enough. Our bodies can benefit from different kinds of...
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