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Strengthen Hips and Outer Quad to Reduce Running Pain by Ryan K. Patient Expert Posted Sat 20 Dec 2008 7:19pm Many people who are new to running or have taken a long time off experience hip and knee pain when starting up.  There is a good chance it is because the hip and outer quad muscles have become weaker than the inner quad muscle.  Two simple exercises done three times a week can rebalance your legs and improve your form.  And they don’t require any ... Read on »
Don't Run Due to Knee Pain? Read on! by RunnerDude Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 30 Oct 2009 11:01pm More than not, the reason a non-runner tells me he doesn't run is due to knee pain. "Oh I'd run, but I have bad knees." "My knees just can't take the pounding." It's not just non-runners, though. Former runners will often say the reason they no longer run is due to "bad knees." Knee problems are often blamed on the constant pounding that ... Read on »
Strengthen Hips and Outer Quad to Reduce Running Pain by Ryan K. Posted Sun 21 Dec 2008 7:39am Many people who are new to running or have taken a long time off experience hip and knee pain when starting up.  There is a good chance it is because the hip and outer quad muscles have become weaker than the inner quad muscle.  Two simple exercises done three times a week can rebalance your legs and improve your form.  And they don’t require any ... Read on »
Simple Exercises Can Reduce the Incidence of Patellofemoral Pain by 75% by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 May 2011 6:00am A recent study was conducted and published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine looking at the incidence of patellofemoral pain in over 1500 military recruits undergoing a standard 14-week initial training program.  This basic military training program consisted of 3-4 hours of training daily.  Past reports have identifie ... Read on »
Functional Assessment and Exercises to Enhance Hip Flexion by Mike Reinold Patient Expert Posted Mon 31 Oct 2011 6:00am Digg Digg Last week, Chris Johnson wrote a nice guest post on the importance of hip flexion strength .  I received a lot of questions about what to do next, how to strengthen, and how to assess functionally ... Read on »
Top 5 Lower Body Exercises For Women by Marci L. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 21 Apr 2009 12:23am # 1 Static Lunges Lunges in general are really good for developing lower body strength. It works a bunch of muscles (quads, hamstrings, gluteus) and it’s a fairly easy exercise to get used to. Stand with your feet shoulder-width apart and keep your head straight and shoulders back. Step out with one foot and bring your opp ... Read on »
2/11: Quick Legs (Quads) & Abs Workout by Melinda F. Posted Fri 11 Feb 2011 9:24pm My fingers are freezing as I type this. I cannot wait for the warm-up this weekend! I just finished the following legs and abs workout. I did two exercises for each muscle group (quads and abs) and it went very quickly. You could easily do this workout in les ... Read on »
Karen Voight: Great Weighted Workout by Fit Bottomed Girls Patient Expert Posted Thu 05 Mar 2009 5:12am Let's go back. Waaay back. To a time when neon pink, blue and orange were H-O-T and when Miami Vice-ish palm trees were all the rage in decorating. To a time when leotards and big scrunched-up socks were considered haute couture. To a time when Karen Voight filmed the Great Weighted Workout. Welcome to 1990. This DVD, converted from the origi ... Read on »
Pictures of Stretch Exercises by Allen Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 17 Nov 2008 9:07pm For a discussion of stretching, read my stretching page. Remember the cardinal rule of stretching: You should feel no pain, that is, don't stretch so hard that you injure yourself! It's OK to feel stiffness while you stretch, but not pain as in "injury". When you stretch, hold each position for 10 - 20 seconds and then relax. Repeat as many t ... Read on »
In the Dumps by Glenn Jones Posted Mon 29 Nov 2010 11:41am I can’t say anything more.On Saturday I decided to give the trails a short tryout. 3.5 miles or thereabouts. Slower than 14:00 per mile. And by Saturday night my right knee was in a ton of pain and discomfort. I tried to head out mid afternoon Sunday, but was unable to make it more than a few dozen yards before the pain had me throwing in the t ... Read on »