Massage to Help With Hip Rotation

Tight hip rotators can place unnecessary stress on the joint between your pelvis and sacrum known as the sacroiliac joint. Over time, this stress can adversely affect your spine, causing back pain and spine problems. Keeping your hip...

Combining CrossFit Training With Mass Training

Incorporating variety into your workout routine prevents your body from adapting, which slows results over time. Changing things up every couple of weeks optimizes your benefits. The CrossFit training program throws together many types of...

Cardio 101: How To Start Running

You think running is straightforward. Just put one foot in front of the other, then repeat quickly -- right? Not so fast. As anyone who’s laced up can attest, running is simple only until you actually start doing it. Once you hit the road...

How to Tape Your Shoulder for Stability

The shoulder joint is an unstable joint, despite the major work load it carries. A ball-and-socket joint consisting of three bones connected by ligaments and tendons, the shoulder's instability stems from its mobility and range of...

The Relationship Between Flat Feet & Leg Pain

If you have flat feet, you have lots of company: around 25 percent of Americans have pes planus, the medical term for flat feet, according to Dr. Bruce Sangeorzan of the University of Washington. For most people, flat feet cause no...

How to Get a Runner's Body

If you're overweight, you can lose your excess fat and improve your appearance as long as you're willing to devote time and energy to your goal. Developing a runner's body requires adding exercise to a weight-loss program. A...

Running 101: What To Eat Before A Race

As a sports dietician who has run 15 marathons, I get asked one question more than almost any other: What’s the right way to eat before a big run? Close-up of athletes running a race. (Image: Stockbyte/Stockbyte/Getty Images) The primary...

The Effects of Low-Intensity Cardio

Although exercise methods such as high-intensity interval training and high-impact aerobics may be popular for their calorie-torching potential, low-intensity cardio has remained popular. This tried-and-true method of exercise may not be...