May 19, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
If you’ve ever had shin splints, the name alone can cause a shudder. That aching pressure in the lower legs, as if our shinbones are brittle twigs bent at odd angles, can damage our workout performance and even deter us from running. With spring finally here and the treadmill lines and running trails opening up, the question is this – how can we stop shin splints before they stop us?
May 12, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
When we start exercising consistently, two truths emerge: repetition helps us achieve our goals, but too much repetition fosters boredom. So how do we resolve this issue while continuing to improve?
To answer the question, “How often should I change my workout?” we must the answer two other questions:
May 06, 2014 // Category: Fitness Advisor
Thunder thighs. Ever heard of ‘em? Harsh, we know. But thighs are a common problem area for men and women alike. The culprit? Glute obsession. Most people are so concerned with their glutes that they completely neglect their quads in the gym. But our quadriceps (the front part of our thighs) are the last thing we should neglect.