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Most Common Running Injuries: Causes, Prevention and Cure

Running has become a popular form of exercise even though it poses the highest injury risks. The most common injuries are Runner’s Knee, Achilles Tendinitis, Planta Fasciitis, Shin Splints, and Iliotibial Band Syndrome. One common cause for each is the intensity of running on hard surfaces. Proper stretching and quality footwear help to reduce the risks of these injuries.

Best Compound Workouts to Build Strength and Improve Gains

The benefits of compound workouts versus the isolated workouts are how you reach a personal goal. If you are trying to improve your level of fitness and improve your strength, you will want to perform compound workouts with heavy weights. When you use multiple muscle groups and stimulate real life movements, it will add functional components to your workouts.

I Hated Working out on A Treadmill…Until I Saw These!!

Treadmills provide one of the easiest ways to burn calories. Modifications to traditional models now create more natural experiences. New versions of treadmills can now simulate experiences from rock climbing to running without gravity. There are alternative of land based models to those for use underwater. The treadmill is also being designed as a portable exercise tool to take to work.

Amazing Transformation Stories

How This 20 Years Old Business Student Dropped 96 lbs of Fat

Patryk, a 20-year-old business school had to deal with being overweight. Since he was in the second grade, he always carried 20-30 pounds of excess weight. Hitting 289 pounds, he knew there had to be a change. Weight lose didn’t start out easy, and he is still working at it, but feels more confident and no longer worries what people think of him.

How Diedre Went from Being 200lbs to Losing 63 lbs and Running two half marathons!

Diedre began a journey into a Paleo lifestyle at 21. It wasn’t until she was a mother at 24 and saw herself in her daughter’s first birthday photo that she knew changes were needed. Getting a new puppy who loved to run was her first motivation to get back in shape and helped her towards her marathon future.

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