Triathletes tend to very good at the tough training aspect of fitness, but they often forget to relax, don’t know how to do it properly or don’t understand the mental and physical benefits it can bring. Deep relaxation can reduce mental stress and release physical tension at the ...
Developing speed is ideal for time-pressed runners because getting faster requires short, targeted efforts."Quick bursts improve your ability to produce energy without using oxygen, while strengthening muscles - both of which help improve your speed," says Jason Karp, an online r...
Q My middle toe on my left foot curls downwards and under my second largest toe so that when I run, the bigger toe pushes down onto it. This is rather painful. A physiotherapist told me that the problem could be caused by my flat arches
Painful burning on the ball of the foot (also known as hot foot or metatarsalgia) is usually a result of hot weather or poorly fitting shoes - or worse, both - on long, hilly rides. "Pressure can pinch nerves in one or both your feet and shut down a
forest terrain and offers one of the most the most serene, though challenging, runs you’re ever likely to enjoy. Make sure you pack warm gear, as it can be cold at night at this time of the year. Race website: www.knysnamarathon.org.zaFoot of Africa
Determining your foot type will ensure that you buy a shoe that broadly matches your biomechanical needs. Its a simple step your foot will fit into one of three general categories, and your wet footprint will reveal which one.The Normal Foot
Q Im a flat-footed overpronator, and for a long time I suffered from a painful and stiff right heel. I had an operation called a heel trim and the problem cleared up. But now I seem to have the same problem in my left heel. My local hospital
medical condition associated with numbness or pain in the toes or at the bottom of the foot. What you are describing is simply a normal variation of foot shape which features a long second toe. Ancient Greeks or was it the Romans? considered this a
, tenderness at the base of the heel that increases with movement and even swelling.Plantar fasciitis, on the other hand, is a condition affecting the plantar fascia, a long fibrous structure that runs from the heel towards the ball of the foot. Sufferers
Q After repeatedly suffering from injuries, I was prescribed some rigid orthoses. The good news is that none of my old injuries has returned, but the bad news is that I cant run more than 20 miles a week because of a tender heel. Its worse in the morning, but eases as I move a...
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