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Levi Leipheimer discovers broken sacrum and drops out of Paris Nice by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Tue 03 Mar 2009 2:06pm The Amgen Tour of California winner, Levi Leipheimer, fractured his sacrum when he crashed with Lance Armstrong in Stage 3 of the AToC, and now will have to drop out of the 67th Paris Nice bike race which is scheduled for March 8th to the 15th. According to Leipheimer' s Twitter page: " Looks like I fractured my sacrum in that stage 3 crash, ... Read on »
Exercise with caution? Fitness balls recalled by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Apr 2009 4:19pm People searching for motivation to exercise may have another excuse to sit still: Inflatable fitness balls that might be key to toning your abs also could explode and send you crashing to the floor. EB Brands on Thursday voluntarily recalled three million fitness balls made in China after reports that they can pop unexpectedly if overinflated -- ... Read on »
Inside the Tour: Levi Leipheimer tweets hand operation that put him out of TdF by Roman M. Patient Expert Posted Fri 17 Jul 2009 10:03pm Editor' s Note:Inside the Tour de France is brought to you by ( Zeal Optics and MindsetTriathlon ) Be sure to check out their web sites (above) for your chance to win a Garmin 305 from Mindset and sunglasses, t-shirts, hats and much more from Zeal. VITTEL, France — A crash has again eliminated Levi Leipheimer from the Tour de France. Th ... Read on »
I Love the Half! by Lauren G Facebook Posted Tue 24 Aug 2010 7:00pm It's Half Marathon time! I have decided it's time to train for another half marathon. I have completed a half marathon in the past, and absolutely loved it! 13.2 miles is just long enough for a challenge, but not so long you want to cut your legs off! I have always wanted to do a full marathon (and one day I will). However, my previous two attempts ... Read on »
I think I may be cursed..... by Lauren G Facebook Posted Wed 10 Nov 2010 7:39am Happy Hump Day, Today, started out like most Wednesdays. I woke up, pulled on my running clothes that I laid out the night before, grabbed my ipod, kissed Eric goodbye, and I was out the door. A four mile run was on the agenda for today. However, my plan was spoiled about 1/2 mile into my run. There is a lot of construction going on around our ... Read on »
A Brief Chat with Kara Goucher by Tom H. Patient Expert Posted Thu 13 Jan 2011 1:59am By Peter Gambaccini Kara Goucher, the 2007 World Championships 10,000-meter bronze medalist and third-place finisher in the 2008 New York City Marathon (2:25:53) and 2009 Boston Marathon (2:32:25), gave birth to her first child, son Colton, in September and will now return to the road racing at P.F. Chang's Rock 'n' Roll Arizona Half Marat ... Read on »
Myeloma Mondays #41: Jeff from Salisbury, NC by Cassie Brabbs Posted Mon 09 May 2011 12:00am Where were you born and raised? Born: Stuttgart, Germany (US Army); Moved to Salisbury, NC when I was 9 months old Where do you currently live? Salisbury, NC When were you diagnosed and how old were you? 11/10/2009 - age 42, IGG Kappa Did you know what MM was prior to diagnosis? No, I had never heard o ... Read on »
A to Z and Me by Lauren G Facebook Posted Wed 21 Mar 2012 9:26am Happy Hump Day! Who needs a good laugh to start their hump day off right? I do! Ok, here you go! source Is that not the cutest thing ever?? LOVE IT!! :) So some of you might have seen the A to Z survey created by Janetha that has been floating around the healthy living blog world lately. I decided it was ... Read on »
Where Are You Most Likely to Get a Stress Fracture? Research to Help You Catch Potential Stress Fractures Early by runnersconnect Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 6:00am A stress fracture is one of the most feared running injuries . With a virtually guaranteed six or eight-week layoff from running, the prospect of sustaining one is unsettling even to veteran runners who have dealt with other injuries. Additionally, the fact that it’s a bone injury—something we usually associate with hard falls or other traumati ... Read on »
Sacrum - SI - How to help with low back pain by Kris K. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 11:56am One of the most common injuries, especially in Yoginis (a female Yoga practitioner), is at the Sacral Iliac joint. This is typically called the SI joint. A typical sign of the SI joint being out of alignment is a pain on one side of the sacrum about the size of a quarter. It is best to have a doctor check it out and give you a diagnosis. ... Read on »