Knee Pain? Start Doing These Exercises ASAP: As many a runner (including me!) can confirm, your iliotibial (IT) band, a thick band of tissue that runs from your hips to your knee and shin on the outer side of each leg, should not be ignored.
Ice vs Heat - there are always misconceptions pertaining to their usage for muscle and soft tissue injuries. Cold therapy is used immediately following trauma or after stressing an injured area. Heat therapy is used to heal injury through enhanced blood flow to injured tissue. #musclehealing #coldtherapy
Tight hips seem to be a common problem for almost everybody — from runners to cyclists, from deskbound bloggers to dancers. Give this area a little extra love with this sequence of eight hip-opening stretches to increase your flexibility, reduce discomfort, and prevent injury.
If there’s one thing I can’t repeat enough, it’s that health (and illness) starts in your gut. If your gut isn’t healthy, you can suffer everything from unexplained weight gain to depression to autoimmune disorders. And way too many of us suffer from these ailments and a host of others simply because our intestines are in bad shape. Our lives are hectic, our standard American diet (SAD) is bad, and we’re paying the price. #guthealth