The mysteries of the heel and arch pain of plantar fasciitis underscore how little is understood, medically, about overuse sports injuries in general and why they remain so insidiously difficult to treat.
Cross-training helps prevent injuries
Some popular cross-training options are weight training, pilates and yoga, focusing on strength, posture, balance and flexibility. Cycling or swimming are great alternative exercises to maintain and improve cardiovascular fitness, and leg turnover rate.
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Horse racing: Rebecca Curtis happy with Cross
AT FISHERS CROSS is delighting Welsh trainer Rebecca Curtis ahead of next month's Cheltenham Festival. The six-year-old, owned by JP McManus, took his unbeaten record over jumps to four this season with a hard-fought success over The New One at …
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17 stone Hannah dropped 5 dress sizes by using her childrens' Wii Fit
As her fitness regime picked up, Hannah began working out with Davina McCall's fitness DVDS and she bought a cross trainer – but broke it because she was working so hard. She also cut her daily calorie intake to just 1,100 by swapping chocolate and …
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Every runner has an opinion, but the facts to support them are few.
Many people find that recreational swimming helps ease back pain, but some strokes may be better than others.
Gear: Home gyms don't have to take up a lot of room
The old home gym isn't what it used to be. It's more creative, often combining traditional fixed-path movements with self-balancing "functional" movements that force you to use more muscle groups to stabilize the load. Despite very different designs …
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Butler at home in Fordham gym
Well, the Bulldogs got to play Saturday in Fordham's Rose Hill Gym, an older building than theirs by three years – and it seems they like playing there. “I love Rose Hill Gym. I think it's one of neatest places I've coached in,” Butler's Brad Stevens …
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