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Jogging & Running: anterior shin splints and taping, midfoot, forefoot
midfoot, forefoot, running: I m sorry to hear about all your pain Cameron. Shin splints can be extremely frustrating. I ll briefly answer your questions, but I have better advice. 1) Yes it works to decrease pain, but it doesn t fix anything. 2) Get on youtube for videos if you want...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia patella, youtube video, knee pain
youtube video, knee pain, forefoot: I did notice you were in Egypt which definitely presents a problem. 1) Incorporate more upper-body exercise. This will allow you to exercise more without inflaming your knee. Also, try squats and lunges to exercise the legs unless it causes pain as...

Jogging & Running: How many km should i run?, overtrain, frequency
overtrain, frequency: Great to hear your running at 13 Euripidis! You should run at least 4 times a week. The number of kiometers is not as precise though. Start now to listen to your body. Everyone is different and every day is different. Just because you re able to do one...

Jogging & Running: knee pain and half marathon in 3 weeks!, marathon, forefoot
marathon, forefoot, midfoot: Wow! It sounds like you ve done a lot and need results quick! I will outline what you need to do for as much pain relief as possible immediately and for the future. Now! 1) See a physical therapy doctor who is trained to tape the patella (knee cap)....

Jogging & Running: Knee swelling, pain, knee swelling
pain, knee swelling, barefoot: Great job on starting to run! Pain is telling your body something is wrong. Pain is your friend. I do not believe that it is telling your body to stop running though. Running is good for us and the human body is made for running. Please read a href=...

Jogging & Running: making stamina, tennis, specificity
tennis, specificity, jogging: Great question Arham. The best exercise program for you will be one based on high-intensity interval training and jogging for the amount of time you play tennis. People commonly use circuits to accomplish this. The reason for these three suggestions is...

Jogging & Running: Marathon & Cramps, strike, heal
strike, heal, fore: Jervois, I m really sorry to hear about your problem. I can see how that would be so frustrating. I have 2 suggestions for you. 1) Run with a straighter torso. Often being bent forward can cause this problem because of the added strain to those muscles....

Jogging & Running: Muscle tear during running, running, second degree tear
running, second degree tear, calf: Thank you for the attachment. I m not sure what he means by a stepped tear , but from your description it sounds like a second degree tear. I definitely recommend you see a physiotherapist and not just one. I recommend seeing at least 3 physiotherapists...

Jogging & Running: Running, kinetic chain, running
kinetic chain, running, jogging: Beth, this is a very broad question so after my response please feel free to send a follow-up question. There are different ways to run, but all running should have as little excess movement as possible. Excess movement includes side-to-side movement, unnecessary...

Jogging & Running: running, barefoot, midfoot
barefoot, midfoot, forefoot: Great question Carrie! I definitely agree with you that it is not a dehydration problem. It is very likely an asymmetry/ muscle imbalance problem. This is a problem everyone has, but depending on the severity, location, and activities of the person it may...

Jogging & Running: sprained left foot, sprain, ankle
sprain, ankle, physical therapy: I m sorry to hear about your ankle! Your ankle should be alright to go in February, the tricky thing will be to be able to train before that. I have three suggestions. Use one or all of them. 1) Ice, ice, ice. Ice at least twice a day and for no more...

Jogging & Running: Chrondomalacia??, proper exercises, medical interventions
proper exercises, medical interventions, albuquerque nm: Hi Curtis Do to your 5yr history with no resolutions and numerous medical interventions and since you are here in the USA the easy way to give you the clarity and for me to get a clear history and bio on your past would be to call me here in Albuquerque NM...

Jogging & Running: cardio for fat loss, fat loss, cardio
fat loss, cardio: It seems that you may not be jolting your body enough to trigger fat loss. Those who exercise on treadmills or ellipticals, as opposed to those who do marathons, like myself, I have a lower body fat, but also it s difficult for me to keep a lot of muscle on...

Jogging & Running: Diet, first half marathon, magic meals
first half marathon, magic meals, necessary nutrients: Hi Paula First There is no magic meals for training for your first 1/2 marathon.Just make sure you eat well balanced meals which includes carbs proteins and vegies.You need no pre run snacks.After your run just stick to the the same well balance formula of...

Jogging & Running: Hip strengthing, recreational runners, elite runners
recreational runners, elite runners, workout time: Hi Candace First you don t need a 18 week program.Keep it at 16 weeks.I would stop your hip specific exercises and start up right stationary bike supplemental workouts.These will be far more running related specific and correct your tracking and alignment...

Jogging & Running: half marathon, half marathon training
half marathon training: Joanna First off, congratulations, it s a great accomplishment and you should be very proud of yourself. And as race time inches closer, just remember to taper during the last week leading up to the race. I d go with something like this: Week 1 Stretch...

Jogging & Running: jogging/walking shoe disaster, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60618
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60618, Podiatrist 60126: This Chicago, South Loop & Elmhurst Orthopedic Podiatrist of AnklenfootCenters.com says....... Dear Katie Unfortunately, there are so many running shoes and so many changes to the styles it is tough to recommend a certain shoe for your foot-and especially...

Jogging & Running: Kneecap Sublexation, playing basketball, kneecap
playing basketball, kneecap, stationary bike: Hi ST I would not wear a brace and as far as when to get back running i would give running a break for a couple of months and start working on rehabbing your knee since that should not of happened and your lucky it wasn t worst.The one activity which would...

Jogging & Running: knee injury, stretching exercises, weight train
stretching exercises, weight train, foam roller: Hi Alice Most injuries in running are directly related to tracking and alignment of the muscular skeleton and this is base on your description and symptoms and also ITB which is just part of the overall structure.You more than likely have a slight case of...

Jogging & Running: Long distance running?, calf muscles, switch legs
calf muscles, switch legs, moderate pace: Stretching Stretching calf muscles is essential for injury prevention and reduces the size of your calves. Before and after physical activity, stretch your muscles for at least five minutes. A really basic stretch for your calf muscles is the standing calf...

Jogging & Running: Long distance running?, calf muscles, moderate pace
calf muscles, moderate pace, long distances: Hi William Q 1..Yes 2..Yes,but more definition and yes on thighs 3..Yes you can comfortably easy and doubles am,pm.Not knowing your bio and overall condition i ll just say 45 minutes am and pm,but you can adjust that to your level of comfort.You can...

Jogging & Running: leg numbness, iliotibial band syndrome, leg numbness
iliotibial band syndrome, leg numbness, pinched nerve: Hi Julie The wide range of your situation is a quite normal thing from individuals who are new to running and just dabble in a few runs from time to time. I personally experienced those same things years ago.Knowing what i know today as an athlete who ran...

Jogging & Running: Regarding running and my knee, knee exercises, chondromalacia
knee exercises, chondromalacia, stationary bike: Hi Bobbie You have symptoms of a slight case of chondromalacia which is a very common situation.It basically a tracking and alignment situation and just coming off carrying a little one that easily could of added to that.The best thing you can do to help...

Jogging & Running: Shin Cramps, shin splints, running
shin splints, running: Joe - My friend, it sounds like you have shin splints. Cramping in that area is almost always shin splints, about 99% of the time. Basically, you need to get that area stronger so that your shins will be strong enough to withstand your movement. And any...

Jogging & Running: Swollen Knees & sore ankles after 10k, sore ankles, swollen knees
sore ankles, swollen knees, albuquerque nm: Hi Meghan You can never work through an injury.It is your bodies way of talking to you saying fix me.Most injuries are directly related to tracking and alignment which is your situation with a slight case of chondromalacia.I have worked with 100 s of individual...

Jogging & Running: Wanting to become a professional athlete., half marathons, genetic correlation
half marathons, genetic correlation, professional athlete: Hi Tim I really like your desire.That is one of the most key critical points for success,but the real key to save time is a genetic correlation from your past family history and what they have done.Whats your BIO and past history so i can feel what you have...

Jogging & Running: 5k Run, running, older age running
running, older age running: Linda great job, age is a wonderful thing, but when it comes to running it can be harder as you get older. Most notably if you are just picking things back up again after a long delay or never running at all. But, age is not the issue, so don t worry....

Jogging & Running: Ankle pain, heel pain, after running., running injury, running machine
running injury, running machine, ankle pain: Sounds like you might have some issues with heel spurs, very common, getting back into running injury. This is treated well with ice and stretching of the area, as well as time off. You have to be able to able to get comfortable coming back slowly, the injury...

Jogging & Running: Ankle Tendonitis, ankle tendinitis, marathon running
ankle tendinitis, marathon running, training: Lucy It s all about strengthening the area, and plenty you can do in the meantime. Decreasing mileage, ice, anti-inflammatory medications, and occasionally, the use of arch supports or heel lifts are used to treat this problem. Stretching and strengthening...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia, chondromalacia of the patella, knee scoped
chondromalacia of the patella, knee scoped, albuquerque nm: Hi Cyndi I have helped 100 s and 100 s of individuals around the world over the years and i was my first client years ago.It took me 8 months to rehab myself since at the time i couldn t find a doctor or any other health professionals that could tell me what...

Jogging & Running: Ankle Tendonitis, achilles tendonitis, night splint
Jogging & Running: Ankle Tendonitis, achilles tendonitis, night splint, tendon

Jogging & Running: foot pain, bone density test, pelvic fracture
bone density test, pelvic fracture, stress fracture: Hi Lori When you felt the foot pain coming on that is when you should of adjusted your training till things felt better and diagnose what the problem is.Symptoms of discomfort always get worse.The building up of mileage and then the speed workout and hill...

Jogging & Running: increase stamina for long run & pain in knees., pain in knees, increase stamina
pain in knees, increase stamina, stretching exercises: Yes manish, there are issues with just getting into it, and kinks, soreness, and overall pain is going to be a constant while starting. Just make sure you do your exercises with care, and take time off where necessary. Make sure you stretch, 15 minutes before,...

Jogging & Running: Left Knee Pain, workout routine, doctor asap
workout routine, doctor asap, right position: Callie Hi, a lot of your questions I m not in the right position to answer. It s important to make sure you head into running slowly, if you are just starting off, you are bound to have some pains while you ready your body for this. It sounds like you...

Jogging & Running: knee and foot pain, dull ache, sports tape
dull ache, sports tape, foot strike: You need some new shoes. Head into a running store and explain the pain, your shoes are the first issue, then a good associate will be able to offer you insight into any other issues. This ties all into your foot strike, gait, all the above. If you are able...

Jogging & Running: knee pain (IT band?), boston marathom, first half marathon
boston marathom, first half marathon, knee cap: Hi Niki The best thing you can do to heal and maintain your fitness level is up right stationary bike workouts.Anything you do running you can do on the bike.You just go by time such as if you did a 8 mile long run at 9min pace would be 1hr 12 min.That would...

Jogging & Running: Left knee problem, defensive medicine, arthiritis
defensive medicine, arthiritis, apointment: Hi Sara First question...There is no question that yes you will be 100% in time and i say that with 30 years of experience dealing with clients and first hand as i have said before i corrected my situation my self which is the same protocol i m recommending...

Jogging & Running: knee problems, fleshy area, half marathon
fleshy area, half marathon, albuquerque nm: Hi Don I can help you with that,but with time and clarity of your situation i would like to discuss this over the phone with you if that is ok with you to make sure we get this right and you fully understand the protocol to fix it.Just go to my site for contact.I...

Jogging & Running: About kneepain, trail marathon, left leg
trail marathon, left leg, left knee: It sounds like you might have some IT issues in that left leg. This could be a lot of things, what I would suggest, and this type of feeling you have, is something I experience after some hard trail marathon/ultras I do, where your hip/lower back actually...

Jogging & Running: nausea, lacrosse season, good shape
lacrosse season, good shape, extreme cases: Robert - Sorry to hear you are experiencing so much pain, sounds like you been struggling a bit. I think also, this is a bit out of my expertise and could be a number of things why you are going through this after your full speed sprints. It s important...

Jogging & Running: Physique, interval training, noticeable difference
interval training, noticeable difference, thighs: You re not the first person to ask me a question like this. The hard part is that everyone is different. We all have different bodies and need to be stunted in a number of ways to help this cause of cutting in certain areas. Now, I m a distance runner, I...

Jogging & Running: question, joan benoit samuelson, freeport maine
joan benoit samuelson, freeport maine, chicago marathon: Hi Jose It is the maximum capacity of an individuals body to transport and use oxygen during exercise.Just one example.Joan benoit samuelson at age 27 now 53 won the gold medal in the 1984 olympic womens marathon and held the world record for about 15 years...

Jogging & Running: running with as, physical fitness test, elements of chi
physical fitness test, elements of chi, must be a way: Have you heard of Chi Running, a different way to run and hold form/technique; (http://www.active.com/women/Articles/5-Elements-of-Chi-Running.htm) I think this is something you should consider, many runners with your disease, which I am so sorry about,...

Jogging & Running: Severe pain in the calf mucsle., tredmil, pain in the calf
tredmil, pain in the calf, pls advice: Have you gone to a doctor about what the cause might be, the body is a funny thing sometimes and often internal pains, such as diabetes can throw other things off. I d see a doctor first about the issue to make sure it has nothing to do with diabetes, once...

Jogging & Running: Skechers Shape ups?, indoor rubber, science numbers
indoor rubber, science numbers, tendons and ligaments: Hi Bud First is how do you know it is arthritis.Did you have a MRI.It is not something you can t guess at.Chondromalacia has many of the same symptoms.Forget the shapeups and go with a comfortable pair of running shoo s.There just a marketing scam with just...

Jogging & Running: Sore calf - 5 weeks before London Marathon, tight calf muscles, london marathon
tight calf muscles, london marathon, skeleton system: Hi Markt I have used the up right stationary bike for my clients and myself for many years and .Every thing you can do on the roads you can do on the bike,you just go by time.I would limit your swimmimg since the bike is so much more event specific to the...

Jogging & Running: Swollen and throbbing ankles, foot strike, running store
foot strike, running store, experience pain: Do you normally experience pain all the time in that area when you run or exercise, how long have you been running track for the school? it sounds like it could be a direct relation to running, but your gait or foot strike might be what needs to be analyzed...

Jogging & Running: Weak Legs, nerves system, medium tension
nerves system, medium tension, ab exercises: Hi Adam I do not feel it has anything to do with nerves,but don t know your complete bio and past activities.Guessing your quite healthy not nerves.Just good old fashion ab exercises(sit ups).Back extensions.Just go by your breathing at a relative comfortable...

Jogging & Running: My wife and running, sports science institute, endurance athlete
sports science institute, endurance athlete, natural aging process: Heavy running can lead to premature aging November 22 2003 at 10:57am By Douglas Carew The Comrades and Two Oceans ultra-marathons are as South African as boerewors and pap, but scientists at the University of Cape Town believe that running ultra-marathons...

Jogging & Running: 15 year Runner from First to Last, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60618
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60618, Podiatrist 60126: This Chicago, South Loop & Elmhurst Laser Toenail Podiatrist says....... Dear Phil, Your doctor is right. Not only should your son eat healthy balanced meals-but it sounds that he has also over trained. He should pick one sport and train gently-or even...

Jogging & Running: Ankle Pain, world class athletes, marathan
world class athletes, marathan, half marathon: Hi Anna You are experiencing some tracking and alignment situations.It is a very normal problem with runners especially individuals just starting out and upping the training.The best course of action now and in the future of your training is to incorporate...

Jogging & Running: Annoyed with non-running friend, half marathons, passionate advocates
half marathons, passionate advocates, half marathon: Teresa A little bit. Running is a sport where people become passionate about it. I for one, you will find are one of its most passionate advocates. Running is half my life, besides, work sleeping, eating, etc. I ve run into your friend s kind, a normal...

Jogging & Running: bruised feeling in knee after running, runners knee, alignment problems
runners knee, alignment problems, skeleton system: Hi Jen You should always be concerned with discomfort.Things don t go away by them self.Always address the situation.When you start a new activity like running it takes time for the muscular skeleton system to adapt to the stress of the process and from time...

Jogging & Running: Calf injury, comrades marathon, acupuncture specialist
comrades marathon, acupuncture specialist, nerve injury: Juan I know Comrades well, running my first in 2012. It sounds like your injury could need some muscle therapy, and possibly some type of acupuncture could help with this pain and possibly help in healing. I would schedule something with a sports-related...

Jogging & Running: cracking knees, cracking knees, cracking knuckles
cracking knees, cracking knuckles, contrary to popular opinion: Yea, sounds like cartilage in the front of the knee cap wearing away a bit, which causes that pain usually. start taking chondroitin, it s minimal, but will help longterm. Try and limit your weights (leg work) to a minimal. Take off for a week, then second...

Jogging & Running: Fasting and running, newfound passion, addictive sport
newfound passion, addictive sport, raw honey: Brian Great to hear about your newfound passion, sounds like me all over again! Running is an addictive sport, and once you do check your Ego, as you so nicely put it - it is something that you can continue to do and increase mileage on as you get healthy.there...

Jogging & Running: Finding the right shoe as my needs change, fivefingers, shock absorption
fivefingers, shock absorption, minimalist movement: Sure. I am a big fan of the minimalist movement and have run marathons myself in these types of shoes. For you, as a walker, you just have to realize the difference from going from the padding you are wearing now to just regular racing flats, even one more...

Jogging & Running: Annoyed with non-running friend, part time job, twitter
Jogging & Running: Annoyed with non-running friend, part time job, twitter, brag

Jogging & Running: fitness equipment selection, tighs, fitness clubs
tighs, fitness clubs, equipment selection: It depends what your budget is, but there are treadmills and stationary skis or bikes for everyone. Head to google and do a compare and review process, look at what other people are saying and see if it matches your budget. They all tend vary in price and...

Jogging & Running: fitness equipment selection, tighs, fitness clubs
tighs, fitness clubs, nutrition programs: Hi Amir I would go with the treadmill since you have a lot more control of speed, incline for quads hips and just plain more enjoyable and your constantly moving and incorporating many more muscle groups.Just keep in mind that what your nutrition programs...

Jogging & Running: Incline manual treadmill, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60618
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60618, Podiatrist 60126: This Chicago, South Loop & Elmhurst Laser Toenail Podiatrist says....... Dear Bud, Congrats on trying to improve your lifestyle! Try to vary your exercise/walking routine. Try to have two days of vigorous exercise-as long as you can go(you can stop...

Jogging & Running: Knee Injury from running, arthiritis, apointment
arthiritis, apointment, albuquerque nm: Hi Bella I feel based on your description and symptoms such as up and down stairs.What i have done is copied a case a recent case history and how to treat it along with a letter from a client Captain Robert Johnson experience.After going through it if you...

Jogging & Running: Knee pain, medium tension, softball gear
medium tension, softball gear, albuquerque nm: Hi Gracelyn What you also did is create some tracking and alignment situations that have to be corrected.I have found over many years with 100 s of individuals around the world that up right stationary bike workouts with medium tension increasing it as you...

Jogging & Running: Knee pain, medium tension, leg exercises
medium tension, leg exercises, curles: Hi Brandon Based on your description and symptoms and your workouts you have a case of chondromalaicia with 98% accuracy.I would do no exercises from the waist down.The best course for this situation is up right stationary bike workouts from 45 min to 1hr...

Jogging & Running: knee pain- fluid on knee, titanium screws, fluid on knee
titanium screws, fluid on knee, impact aerobics: Christy Sure, you might be able to do a few things: Supplements: Glucosamine Chondroitin is a popular supplement that helps with joint pain, and very much with knees, where it s most prominent. Fluid: It sounds like your knees have problems with...

Jogging & Running: manual treadmill?, manual treadmill, functional rehabilitation
manual treadmill, functional rehabilitation, hip surgery: Yea, treadmills are good and bad. Often, treadmills can be great for recovery, but also the footing and placement, which on a treadmill, can be tough and hard on the knees, depending how fast you go. I recently hooked up with this brand, Alter G treadmills,...

Jogging & Running: New runner with knee pain, body time, three quarters
body time, three quarters, half miles: Well, lots of questions here and I can only speculate really. How long have you been running, first time in awhile, how long, etc...all these factors play into it. Normally, when individuals start running again, it takes the body time to get used to it, it...

Jogging & Running: neck strain, delicate structure, neck strain
delicate structure, neck strain, relapse: Hi Steve You have the opportunity to compete in many more races,but god for bid with the stress of racing and the muscular skeleton systems delicate structure and any unknown factors i would wait till you are 100%.It is not worth a possible worst case ????...

Jogging & Running: Runner's Knee, alignment problems, half marathon
alignment problems, half marathon, testimonial letter: Hi Devon I m quite sure you have created quite a lot of tracking and alignment problems and your going to have to have a great deal of patience.Chondromalacia is something which is an issue also.The up right stationary bike is the best tool for this from...

Jogging & Running: Running, stationary bike, half mile
stationary bike, half mile, workouts: Hi Harold Yes it could be it band,but more than likely you seem to have a tracking problem.I would start doing some up right stationary bike workouts for a while and see if it helps.The is a course of action i have used with clients for years to correct the...

Jogging & Running: The right shoe as my needs change, vivobarefoot, five fingers
vivobarefoot, five fingers, minimalist shoes: Sure. I am a big fan of the minimalist movement and have run marathons myself in these types of shoes. For you, as a walker, you just have to realize the difference from going from the padding you are wearing now to just regular racing flats, even one more...

Jogging & Running: Short-mid distance running, track workouts, conversational pace
track workouts, conversational pace, fast twitch muscles: Track workouts! they help with speed in a major way and something you should definitely consider. This will help drive your fast twitch muscles and get your legs moving quickly and used to the fast speed . Track workouts are similar to this, one I do every...

Jogging & Running: Sudden Ankle Pain, custom orthotics, albuquerque nm
custom orthotics, albuquerque nm, ankle pain: Hi Wes I m not a believer in orthotics or motion control shoes.It is possible you have a little bit of shin splints.That is one area besides the frontal shin.Ice would be useful as often as you can.I do think your right about to much stability.I can t stand...

Jogging & Running: SI Joint issues, half marathons, yoga and pilates
half marathons, yoga and pilates, mid 20: Julie; I m not a doctor, so I m obviously not going to have anything better to say than your GP. It seems pretty clear to me, though, that this won t get better if you re just leaving it alone. The best idea I would have would be to give PT another shot,...

Jogging & Running: Upper Hip Pain, knee groin, albuquerque nm
knee groin, albuquerque nm, hip bone: Hi Madeline In order to help you and resolve your situation i would need some past history and training program week to week and when you started to feel discomfort before you contacted me.Injuries come on very slowly and in early on most athletes just blow...

Jogging & Running: ankle pain with running, tendons ligaments, alignment issues
tendons ligaments, alignment issues, mini marathon: Hi Grainne Since you ran the the 10k with out problems it suggest to me regardless of the original cause that you have an ankle which is weak along with all the surrounding tendons ligaments and collagen.More than likely you twisted your ankle a ways back...

Jogging & Running: Calves?, tight calves, body chemistry
tight calves, body chemistry, salt intake: Some people have issues with this, some more than others due to body chemistry, salt intake, and how your body responds to running. Try some of these exercises and tips on this page: http://irunlikeme.blogspot.com/2011/04/learn-what-to-do-with-tight-calves-when.html...

Jogging & Running: Chronic interior medial shin splint, calf cramps, stress fractures
calf cramps, stress fractures, leg cramps: Hi Liza I know what your situation is based on your detailed information,but i need to talk to you in person over the phone to really pass on the necessary ability for you to implement strategies to correct your situations.It is impossible to relay my thoughts...

Jogging & Running: Clicking knee going up stairs, ligaments tendons, elite athlete
ligaments tendons, elite athlete, medium tension: Hi Angie Most problems with running are directly related to tracking and alignment of the muscular skeleton system including the clicking situation your experiencing.Since you are just coming back from a great experience with your 9yr old a lot of what happened,nothing...

Jogging & Running: cross country, workout, cross country
workout, cross country, 60 minutes: Amanda Stick with this plan i sent you above, you ll get more of a benefit, as to just running one mile in total. I push a little, and I think you should do the same, don t be afraid of this plan, it s not too difficult, and if it s too much, just cut it...

Jogging & Running: distance running nausea, comrades marathon, sugary snacks
comrades marathon, sugary snacks, stomach problems: it seems that your body just doesn t want to accept that type of food for some reason. Have you tried the 32GI yet, how does that work for you? If not, I d try that solution and see what it does for you, i can do a bit more research to see what else is out...

Jogging & Running: eating, cayenne pepper, calorie count
cayenne pepper, calorie count, cardiovascular system: Hi Brittany The best thing is run first then breakfast.You might find this strange,but you will find a gold standard breakfast that will really set up your day.I recommend a really great salad.You can add so many powerful nutrients in a very low calorie count,but...

Jogging & Running: Flexor digitorum longus injury, muscle massage, scar tissue
muscle massage, scar tissue, marathon runner: Larry sorry to hear about friend, sounds a bit painful. Scar tissue would definitely be a culprit there, and could assist in that tearing . Time off and therapy are the best solutions. And if time off is just too much for you, the transition to swimming...

Jogging & Running: knee stuff, squats and lunges, cracking knees
squats and lunges, cracking knees, cracking knuckles: No, you are OK. cracking knees are nothing to worry too much about. popping or cracking knuckles is a result of releasing gas out of a pocket of liquid in your joints (if I remember correctly). Basically, it s kind of like opening a can of soda. It isn...

Jogging & Running: knees...again, squats and lunges, cracking knees
squats and lunges, cracking knees, cartilage damage: Andrea; You re right there, cartilage can t be made again. It can be strengthened though, which is good news. Glucosamine sulfate and chondroitin are supplements you can take to strengthen it, you can generally find them together in one pill that you take...

Jogging & Running: lower abdominal muscle pain from running., abdominal muscle pain, half ironman
abdominal muscle pain, half ironman, abdominal muscles: Shawn This is tough, i m not completely sure. What did the doctor say about it in detail, any specific diagnosis, or a list of potentials? I wonder if it s gas or something with the colon possibly? Although going down your groin, could be urinary tract...

Jogging & Running: marathon running, half marathons, proper preparations
half marathons, proper preparations, speed work: Hi Daniel Mid week run 25k is a necessity even if you have to get up at 3:30 to 4.Cut the weights totally.Just throw in some push ups.Regards to weight you have to alter your diet with a better balance and not so heavy on carbs and just keep tweaking.Your...

Jogging & Running: question, miss kitty, skeleton system
miss kitty, skeleton system, stationary bike: Hi Miss Kitty Without knowing your bio and past history of exercise and running i can t give a specific reason for that situation,but i do know for sure that that there are a number of problems associated with beginners starting out such as doing to much...

Jogging & Running: Reduce 5k time in two weeks, easy strides, hilly course
easy strides, hilly course, bad weather: Hi Jeff You need more strength.Your 6:39 is a 20:13 5k pace and your 2nd mile was 8:00 and you slowed to about 8:30 to 8:45 for the last 1.2 miles.With 2 weeks to go you don t have a lot of time so I ll give you 2 big workouts separated 5/21 and 5/26.First...

Jogging & Running: Right Knee hurts when I run (and after as well), runners shop, right shoes
runners shop, right shoes, gait: Not a bad idea either yea, insoles can make a huge difference if you ve already figured out step one, the shoes. The options to create your own are pretty widespread, the most popular are heat molds, where you get a padding, and then heat it in the oven for...

Jogging & Running: starting running routine, getting into shape, biofreeze
getting into shape, biofreeze, hi john: Hi John, First off, kudos for you for wanting to get into shape. This is a decision that, if you stay with it, will change your life essentially forever. Now that being said, onto your questions... Since you re starting out without a past with exercise,...

Jogging & Running: sudden snip & knee pain while jogging, knee pain, tendons
knee pain, tendons, inflammation: Hi Binka It is hard to tell specifically what it could be,but you have a number tendons ligaments that support the function of the tracking and alignment so i would take of for three to 7 days and ice the area often to reduce any inflammation and then let...

Jogging & Running: Change in lifestyle...and running/eating schedule, easier run, routine schedule
easier run, routine schedule, afternoon heat: Kim Twice a days can be good if you approach them properly. Yes, running harder tempo runs in the AM and then going easier at night, or vice versa; is a better way to approach 2/day s then what you are doing now with them. Try and push yourself a bit more...

Jogging & Running: I don't know what else to do D:, personal workouts, quality position
personal workouts, quality position, soccer field: Hi Riley It is not possible to determine who has more speed based on the soccer field workouts regardless of your efforts with your own personal workouts.There are many factors that determine such information and since your primary focus is to enjoy playing...

Jogging & Running: injury, sprint triathlon, runners knee
sprint triathlon, runners knee, alignment issues: Hi Stephanie First the straight leg lifts are worthless and a waist of time.You have some tracking and alignment issues and a slight case of chondromalacia some time called runners knee.This is 100% correctable with patience and consistent workouts.I have...

Jogging & Running: jogging with torn maniscus, hi amy, high heals
hi amy, high heals, lacrosse player: Hi Amy The only way i could shed some light on her situation is to talk to you over the phone since i would need to ask many questions to make an appropriate response.You can call me here in Albuquerque NM any time no charge to discuss her situation in more...

Jogging & Running: Knee pain, is it Chondromalacia?, gluteus medius, knee clicking
gluteus medius, knee clicking, half marathon: Hi Hilda I would not recommend you run the race.You have some serious problems going on and you should put your entire focus on correcting those issues.That doctors advice is absurd,but doesn t surprise me..Chondromalacia is quite common especially with runners.Had...

Jogging & Running: Knee Hurts, climbing down stairs, sense pain
climbing down stairs, sense pain, fri: Hi Brinda You have all the symptoms of alignment and tracking issues along with possible chondromalacia which is not a serious problem that can t be corrected with patience and working with the necessary workouts consistently.To answer your direct questions...

Jogging & Running: Knee pain, alignment issues, workout time
alignment issues, workout time, medium tension: Hi Kevin When you have a problem and treat it with present advice and follow it you have to make decisions how far you want to go.My feeling based on our conversations your very impatient and want to correct something yesterday.I can not answer your questions...

Jogging & Running: Long distance vs. high intensity, well balanced diet, heavy duty training
well balanced diet, heavy duty training, push ups: Hi Mike The only thing you have to is just gradually build your mileage at a pace that is comfortable and if you desire throw in some quicker pic ups at a quicker pace from time to time from 2min to 5 min if you want.I would recommend running for time as...

Jogging & Running: meniscus, torn meniscus, knee cap
torn meniscus, knee cap, days of the week: Yes, i would have that looked at and taken care of. Leaving it be without surgery will only make the knee worse in time, and something that will probably keep you from running for the rest of your life if you don t get it fixed. Running with a slight pain,...

Jogging & Running: Please Help, cat mouse, body doesn
cat mouse, body doesn, team success: Hello Riley, You may be working out too much over the course of time. Yes, practice is important, but just general running on your days off with tempo/interval runs is harder to recover from. Then, if you constantly push yourself maximally, over & over,...

Jogging & Running: sever upper abdominal pain during running, intercostal muscle strain, hard to take a deep breath
intercostal muscle strain, hard to take a deep breath, upper abdominal pain: Hi Holly Knowing you are probably in really great shape the one thing that really stands out to me is i have the feeling it could very likely be a slight strain of the intercostal muscles in the rib cage.Can you remember falling recently since you can trace...

Jogging & Running: snapping hip and knee pain after jogging, snapping hip, decent shape
snapping hip, decent shape, consistent work: Hi Jarremy I m sure your legs are fine based on that bike ride of 80 miles.The reason for the stationary bike is because it puts you in an exacct position and you can maintain a good medium tension with a medium to high aprox.65 to 80 rpm which is ideal for...

Jogging & Running: Weight Reduction, snake oil salesman, great desire
snake oil salesman, great desire, reducing body fat: Hi Talha Reducing body fat takes time and consistence diet detail especially the abs since they are not in motion unlike the rest of the muscular system which is always quite active day to day.Honey has nothing to do with it.You have to fine tune your diet...

Jogging & Running: burning in knee, patellar tendon, medial side
patellar tendon, medial side, albuquerque nm: Hi Jennifer It seems like you developed some tracking and alignment situations base on your description.What i recommend is over the next week try some stationary bike workouts med tension at about 65 to 85 rpm.I have used this method over a number of years...

Jogging & Running: calf injury from joggingv, leg muscles, calf area
leg muscles, calf area, stretching exercises: Sorry to hear that you are feeling some pain, it sounds like it could be something that is just a strain, and maybe just that area, you have some muscle problem. Stretching beforehand should be light, while you don t want to do too much to over strain or pull...

Jogging & Running: Knee Click, conclusive answer, activity history
conclusive answer, activity history, medical doctors: Hi Ken There is no conclusive answer regardless of credentials that any one including so called medical doctors can predict when is the right time to start back up because everybody s situation is different and as for me i would need to ask you many questions...

Jogging & Running: knee pain, runners knee, medium tension
runners knee, medium tension, alignment problems: Hi Ngo When your riding you should have a little slight break in your extension and not straight leg.You should feel the effort about 4 inches above the middle of the knee cap and just tweak it to get a good feel.The problem with inner side quads is seat...

Jogging & Running: Knee Pain and Clicking sound while walking, knee cap, stationary bike
knee cap, stationary bike, left knee: Hi Manu You have developed some tracking and alignment situations which is quite common especially with athletes.In addition to the above you could very likely be developing chondromalacia.The best course of treatment for this from many years of experience...

Jogging & Running: leg descrepancy with hip impingement, world masters athletics, speed sessions
world masters athletics, speed sessions, running 800: Hi Adrian You have have a very complex question and the only way i can answer it and drill down to with complete understanding to express some of the solutions you can take and i can get more detailed info on your situation and how we can get you back up...

Jogging & Running: Pain under Knee cap, runners knee, knee cap
runners knee, knee cap, couple miles: Hi Harry You have developed some tracking and alignment issues and possibly a slight case of chondromalacia.I have had it myself years ago and it won t go away by it self.I would not run on it till you can correct it since it will only get worst.I have helped...

Jogging & Running: running expert, heart pain, tightness in chest
heart pain, tightness in chest, tightness in the chest: Hi Doni You said you experienced heart pain so first i would like to clarify your definition if you know it is specifically actually your heart or just being out of shape and tightness in the chest and lack of breath before i recommend a course of training...

Jogging & Running: Sand Running, achilles tendon, skeleton system
achilles tendon, skeleton system, sand run: Hi Sherri If you want to run the race you should definitely wear your running shoes.The one thing i would caution you about is especially being out of shape.The muscular skeleton system especially from the knee s down to your feet and especially your achilles...

Jogging & Running: Trimming my mile, capillary network, rest periods
capillary network, rest periods, natural speed: Hi Colin Long range to maximize your mile time is a very solid foundation of 3 months to develop the transformation of capillary network beds and mitochondria which are the power plants of the cell that supply the most energy.On a short term program with...

Jogging & Running: Head pressure, normal blood pressure, weather in southern california
normal blood pressure, weather in southern california, agility training: Hi Linda I m quite sure you are having some effort headaches which can be more pronounced in hot weather.You can trace all injuries and symptoms such as yours with 98% accuracy by tracking back in your training program when certain mid symptoms started showing...

Jogging & Running: knee pain, knee area, soccer training
knee area, soccer training, knee cap: sounds like it. I d make sure you get to a doctor and get an MRI, chances you are injured it initially, and with time it has gotten worse. major trauma to the knee area can cause some big issues depending how you hit it. get to a doctor and get it looked at...

Jogging & Running: Knee Pain, is it soreness or did I do damage, tendons ligaments, fitness activity
tendons ligaments, fitness activity, stationary bike: Hi Evette First you have not damaged your knee s and you don t need to see a doctor.First of all any time you start a fitness activity from scratch and especially if you have a significant weight issue you have to have a great deal of patience and just never...

Jogging & Running: running, cheerleading, shape
cheerleading, shape, suits: Linda Glad to hear you want to get back into things, a good start is a walk to run program, so you can do things safely. If you want something more advanced, let me know, but see if this suits you: http://running.about.com/od/5kracetrainingschedules/a/5Krunwalktrainingschedule.htm...

Jogging & Running: Running clarification, well balanced diet, medium pace
well balanced diet, medium pace, chronic damage: Hi Rick I understand what your looking for so i m going to make this very simple for you to follow in which will produce max lean tissue.First you have to get squeaky clean with a well balanced diet and stay away from junk.Second in regards to your running.The...

Jogging & Running: stamina, half marathon training, marathon training program
half marathon training, marathon training program, half marathon training program: get back into the fray with a training plan that has you running consistently most of the week, you can choose from many and I d suggest something like a half marathon training program, it should give you enough of a challenge daily while you do it to gain...

Jogging & Running: Stamina, increasing stamina, terrain conditions
increasing stamina, terrain conditions, tread mill: Outside will give you a better workout, bar none. Indoors you are restricted to one track on a variety of speeds. Outdoor, your body has to adjust to the terrain, conditions, weather, and elevation. I always suggest, if you want to be a better runner, stay...

Jogging & Running: Top of foot pain from jogging, top of foot pain, couch to 5k program
top of foot pain, couch to 5k program, getting in shape: Hi Bob I m quite sure you have some tendonitis which is not unusalual for individuals just starting out in which i remember very clearly my self years ago.I would ice it as often as you can,but your going to have to take it gradually and perhaps alternate...

Jogging & Running: Weight/Fitness, well balanced diet, fitness question
well balanced diet, fitness question, running in the morning: Hi Rohit As long as you get a well balanced diet running is not going to make you lose weight just reduce your body fat if it is above the norm.Good body fat for you would be 10 to 15 percent.To gain weight with out adding fat you must develop a total body...

Jogging & Running: achilles tightness, training for a half marathon, tendons ligaments
training for a half marathon, tendons ligaments, stationary bike: Hi Stratton First stop with all activities and start training on a up right stationary bike if you expect to run a decent 1/2 marathon and not mess up your tendon further.This is one specific injury you don t want to mess with,because you will lose and possibly...

Jogging & Running: acute knee injury, joint effusion, articular cartilage
joint effusion, articular cartilage, fluid accumulation: Hi Betsy Thank you for your long winded-ness because that is the only way i can really diagnosis your situation.The problem is to appropriately make this happen is i need more information with many questions to really get pin point questions answered on your...

Jogging & Running: Also chondromalacia, aloe first, turmerik
aloe first, turmerik, nyc marathon: Hi aloe First i was my first client 35 years ago and developed Chondromalacia training around 100 miles a week for the NYC marathon with a very low 2:50 finish when my knee gave out 7 weeks from race.I could not find any medical doctors or PT s who could...

Jogging & Running: Dry mouth while running, dry mouth, mouthful
dry mouth, mouthful, dries: Hi Amir That practice of holding water is totally not necessary,but can t hurt you.Your situation is a direct result of your diet and not properly hydrated.One thing is you need to hydrate little by little thru out the day and along with fine tuning your...

Jogging & Running: Follow up question, ligaments and tendons, knee bones
ligaments and tendons, knee bones, smooth rhythm: Hi Ngo First question it strengthens your muscular skeleton system ligaments and tendons from the waist down.Second question you want to gradually increase the tension as your quads become stronger ,but most important maintain a high rev turn over in the...

Jogging & Running: hip pain with impact, albuquerque nm, vit c
albuquerque nm, vit c, hip pain: Hi Kristin You are experiencing some tracking and alignment situations,but not serious which is also normal as you increase your program.It has nothing to do with heel striker.It is a common issue with individuals just starting out.The best course of treatment...

Jogging & Running: Knee clicking and occassional pain, climbing the stairs, osgood schlatter disease
climbing the stairs, osgood schlatter disease, knee clicking: Hi Jay What your experiencing is tracking and alignment situations and possible slight case of chondromalacia.I have worked with 100 s of individuals around the world and was my own first client years ago.The course of treatment is up right stationary bike...

Jogging & Running: recovery period, rest phase, triathlon coach
rest phase, triathlon coach, rest period: Hi Lisa Building a little rest phase to regenerate is the same for triathlon and running and any other sport.There is no exact time for the down time or type of rest and no you don t need to be in bed.It varies from all individuals.Some of the kenya athletes...

Jogging & Running: Running program, beginner runner, alignment problems
beginner runner, alignment problems, program question: Hi Tammie Based on what your pt and ortho said i think you have some tracking and alignment problems and possible a slight case of chondromalacia.The symptoms of that would be discomfort in and a round and under the knee cap plus walking up and down stairs...

Jogging & Running: Ankle pains that move up my leg, mid-foot strike, marathon
mid-foot strike, marathon, physical therapy: Great job on training for a half marathon Rebekah! I m really sorry to hear you re having pain though. Luckily, I think that we can fix it and keep you running. I have 3 suggestions (in no particular order), but that doesn t mean you should use them all....

Jogging & Running: Calf Strain, midfoot strike, physical therapy
midfoot strike, physical therapy, calf pain: You ve had very frustrating calf problems it sounds like. First, cross training won t delay your recovery. Thank you for all the details. That is enough information for the type of answers I can give you. My first suggestion is to see a physical therapy...

Jogging & Running: Unusual lumps above outer ankles, impact exercise, shin splints
Jogging & Running: Unusual lumps above outer ankles, impact exercise, shin splints, small lumps

Jogging & Running: Interior foot pain, tibial nerve, nerve pain
tibial nerve, nerve pain, foot: I m sorry to hear you re having pain Owen. The good news is I think that you re problem will go away in a short period of time. Since the problem changes according to what position you re in I agree with you that I don t think the diabetes is a factor. ...

Jogging & Running: Recovery Drinks, smoothie, juice
smoothie, juice, recovery: Awesome question Tim. I recommend a smoothie or home made juice of vegetables and fruit. There are many combinations you can use for these. You can find a decent juicer online for $90 or less and blenders can be $20 or less. Juicers are smoother, but you...

Jogging & Running: Soleus Strain, IT band, rest
IT band, rest, recovery: Don t do it Deb. I know that was blunt, but I m serious. Is it possible? Possibly. The risk is way too high. You ll be mad at yourself the rest of the summer and possibly into the fall if you damage yourself in the next couple of weeks. Further, if you...

Jogging & Running: over training, overtraining, over training
overtraining, over training, sick: Great question Neil. Yes, you should take a week off here and there. If you re body says it doesn t want to run you probably shouldn t run. You ve done a great job getting in shape. Definitely take a week off (or at least 5 days) and then your first day...

Jogging & Running: Unusual lumps above outer ankles, lumps on legs, running
lumps on legs, running: Mitch, you need to see a Medical Doctor. That is not a normal reaction to running or lifting. It is a possible sign of poor fluid flow of lymph or blood. Both of these could be serious. I hope not, but you should definitely get it checked out. Once you...

Jogging & Running: walking to lose, body mass index bmi, body mass index
body mass index bmi, body mass index, height and weight: First of all, let s look at your goals. Based on your height and weight, your body mass index (BMI) is 26.6. The bad news is that this puts you into the overweight category (Normal is 18.5 to 24.9; Overweight is 25 to 29.9). The good news is that you are...

Jogging & Running: Exercising with Small joint effusion/Baker's cyst, baker's cyst, joint effusion
baker's cyst, joint effusion, pre-injury activity levels: Good question Paul. Since it has been 6 weeks and the pain is manageable feel free to exercise and run. Upper body exercise is better than lower body, but you should do some lower body. If the pain increases significantly then ease up, but if it doesn t keep...

Jogging & Running: Jumpers Knee, patellar tendinitis, jumper's knee
patellar tendinitis, jumper's knee, hips: Christopher, I m sorry you ve had so much trouble with this. Normally this is a pretty easy fix if the person knows what they are doing. The key is to understand that your knee is very, very likely not the problem. Your knee is the connector between your hips...

Jogging & Running: manual treadmill, manual incline treadmill, active
manual incline treadmill, active, legs: Susan, great job on being so active. Making the effort to walk on an old manual incline treadmill will definitely be worthwhile. It will improve the ability of your legs to do work. When you perform exercise you improve the ability of your legs to derive energy...

Jogging & Running: Marathon running, heart, overstrain
heart, overstrain, marathon: Sharon, I know these seem close together, but if he feels alright he should be alright. The bigger concern is strain on his joints and muscles. Again, though, if he feels alright then he should be. Our bodies are remarkable at speaking to us if we will just...

Jogging & Running: Physical state leading up to a race, podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist
podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist.: Dear Darlene, Only answer public questions-so that all may benefit. This Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist & West Loop Podiatrist says....... For your pre-marathon shortness of breath....If you have over-trained- then it would not be unusual to...

Jogging & Running: pigeon toes, set-point for weight, pigeon-toes
set-point for weight, pigeon-toes, soccer: Thanks for contacting me Susan. I have a few facets of a response for you. 1) You should see a physiotherapist that specializes in orthopedics or an orthopedic doctor to see if it is a structural or functional problem. Depending on which it is the long-term...

Jogging & Running: Sore Ankle, ankle pain, nerve
ankle pain, nerve, running: I m sorry this is happening now Linda! The first thing to know is if the pain depends on the position of your foot. Try a different foot strike. Visit http://barefootrunning.fas.harvard.edu/4BiomechanicsofFootStrike.html and http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jrnj-7YKZE...

Jogging & Running: 1 Mile Event after Injury.., improve mile time, 400 meter runs
improve mile time, 400 meter runs: I m really sorry about your injury Deepak. If you re healthy enough to do this mile there are ways to get you closer to 6 mins, but don t try unless you are healthy enough to. Since I don t know what your injury was I don t know what you re capable of. However,...

Jogging & Running: hi, indirect calorimetry, measure calories
indirect calorimetry, measure calories, treadmill: Jairo, there is a way. The best way is to go into an exercise physiology lab and have a mask put on you and have it tested via indirect calorimetry. That however is not practical. It is however how they determine if a formula is useful or not. The following...

Jogging & Running: jogging after 59 years, heart attack, running
heart attack, running, oxygen saturation: Sivalingam, I think it s fabulous that you still run so much. I am not your physician so am not able to tell you specifically if you can continue to run. However, a good rule of thumb is, If you feel good running, then you should keep running. Standard...

Jogging & Running: Knee pain following sprint workouts, anterior knee pain, patella femoral pain
anterior knee pain, patella femoral pain: Ron, congratulations on doing an ultra! I m very sorry to hear about your knee pain. I would be surprised if it s not patella femoral pain (aka anterior knee pain). The location of the pain and the types of exercises that cause it make this probable. The way...

Jogging & Running: pain & stiffens on the side of knee., podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist
podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist.: Dear Sir, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist & West Loop Podiatrist says....... For your knee pain...Sounds like tendonitis of on of the tendons that run across the knee Treatment- Do gentle warm-ups by moving the knee in different...

Jogging & Running: running pain, podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist
podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist: Dear Lori, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist & West Loop Podiatrist says....... For your pelvic pain.... There is a chance that the fracture didn t heal completely bone to bone. Any excessive muscle pull will aggravate that area....

Jogging & Running: Running Speed, km per hour, normative values
km per hour, normative values, treadmill vs. footpath: Mark, I m terribly sorry it s been 3 days since you asked a question and I m just now responding. I don t know what happened. I ll answer all 3 of your questions. 1) While I don t know of any normative values for percentiles I have a lot of experience with...

Jogging & Running: Tensor Fascia Lata injury, TFL, tensor fascia lata
TFL, tensor fascia lata, injury: Cecilia, Congratulations on running so hard and doing so well. That is phenomenal. I m not just saying that either. I m very impressed. I am also very sorry to hear about your injury. Good job on letting it rest. That is essential. There is a chance that...

Jogging & Running: Torn Tensor Fasciae Latae - ice or heat, CVID, cold-induced vasodilation
CVID, cold-induced vasodilation, TFL: I m hoping you re already healed by then as well! Continue to just ice for a 3 more days. (I recommend icing twice per day. Heat is only beneficial if you are going to be active and you need it to warm up first. This may be beneficial when you start to jog...

Jogging & Running: Trick knee-will it resolve, knee, hip
knee, hip, ankle: Bud, without a physical evaluation it s hard to give you a concrete answer. However, if you look for my youtube channel you see videos of exercises (side-lying abduction, towel eater exercise, slow calf raises, and 1-leg sit to stand) that will benefit you....

Jogging & Running: Chronic ankle and feet, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60661
podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60618: Dear Joy, This Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618,Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your ankle pain..... Some of the symptoms you mention come from over training,lack of stretching, and not giving injuries time...

Jogging & Running: Fighting Fatigue and Dehydration During Marathons, marathon, salt
marathon, salt, potassium cramps: Jeff, first of all, great job on working so hard. That is very admirable. 1) Stretching will only help if it is not related to dehydration. I suggest stretching and intense self-massaging to decrease the cramp because it can t hurt. If it is solely related...

Jogging & Running: I find running extremely diificult, running, sprint
running, sprint, foot strike: Christopher, great job on working hard. I can tell you are frustrated. I hope my words are encouraging. I doubt anything is wrong with you. You re running 6-7 minute kilometers. While that s obviously not elite, you are 55 years old and haven t been exercising...

Jogging & Running: foam rollers, shin splints, foam roller
shin splints, foam roller: Good question Rachel. I strongly suggest the blue one. The muscle your massaging is your anterior tibialis which can be pretty sore. The goal is to get rid of any trigger points and prevent any from forming and the softer one will do it for you and be less...

Jogging & Running: Improving half-marathon time, chia seed, sugar
chia seed, sugar, nutrition: Good questions Teresa. The type of carbs is not terribly important. Regular sugar is often the best before a run. That being said, sugar from fruit (fructose) can make people not feel very well when eaten a little before or during exercise. If it doesn t bother...

Jogging & Running: New Runner with Unilateral Hip Pain, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Rachel, This Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618,Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your hip pain... Give your injury a chance to heal-maybe up to 4-6 weeks. Sounds like an irritation of the Iliotibial band (ITB)...

Jogging & Running: Numbness in Leg, running, leg
running, leg, numb: Linda, Great job on running so much. That is very admirable. There are many possible causes. The most likely is that your right leg hits the ground slightly different than your left leg. This causes different muscles to work which after 11 miles makes...

Jogging & Running: Proper running form to prevent hip pain?, forefoot, stress
forefoot, stress, joints: Great question Rachel. I have 2 answers for you. 1) Yes, I believe that forefoot running is the best. It is natural for your calves to be very tired and sore from this. Over time this will improve. Be careful to not push yourself too much while you are...

Jogging & Running: TFL recovery/rehab, TFL tear, squats
TFL tear, squats, reps: Great job on rehabbing so quickly and intensely Cecilia! You are very welcome for the help I was able to provide. I do believe that resistance training is important. Start out with reps of 30 on squats and slowly decrease to reps of 5 within 6 weeks. As...

Jogging & Running: Foot Pain/ Sprain?, improvements
Jogging & Running: Foot Pain/ Sprain?, improvements

Jogging & Running: Foot Pain/ Sprain?, training for a half marathon, ankle sprains
training for a half marathon, ankle sprains, mild sprain: The most common reason for pain in the arch of your foot would be Plantar Fasciitis. This condition refers to inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot, called the plantar fascia. It connects the heel bone to the toes and creates the arch...

Jogging & Running: Hamstring Issues Before My Marathon, repetitive strain injury, auto immune disorders
repetitive strain injury, auto immune disorders, painful muscles: This is a hard one to answer, because the problem could be one of two things : muscular or fascia. There are numerous causes for myalgia (tight, painful muscles). Since the pain only occurs in your hamstrings, and develops after running, I think it is...

Jogging & Running: jogging with an old knee injury..., lean muscle mass, hannah hannah
lean muscle mass, hannah hannah, exercise therapy: Hannah: Nine injuries to the ligaments in your knees over 11 years is very ominous. It might be possible for you to run safely and successfully, however, with your extensive knee problems, it would be critical to analyze your stride, posture, and foot...

Jogging & Running: knee pain, chondromalacia, patella
chondromalacia, patella, pain: Rahul, we re going to make you better! I have a two questions first. 1) What phsiotherapy exercises have you been doing? Are they hip exercises that you move your leg side to side? 2) When you do a one leg squat does your knee bend inward? (Do both...

Jogging & Running: Knee pain, knee pain, Harvard
knee pain, Harvard, fore-foot running: Hunter, knee pain is no fun. I m sorry you ve run (pun intended) into this! Since the pain has a relatively recent onset we should be able to get rid of it pretty quickly (i.e. 2-3 weeks). 1) Ice 15 minutes twice a day: once after the run and then sometime...

Jogging & Running: Knee Popping After Sprint, propeller blade, knuckle cracking
propeller blade, knuckle cracking, visible example: First of all, I would like to make it clear that I am not a doctor. If you have been diagnosed by a doctor that you have a meniscus tear, I m not qualified to argue otherwise. Even if I was a doctor, it would not be appropriate for me to counter this diagnosis...

Jogging & Running: Knee Popping After Sprints, popping, pain
popping, pain, meniscus: What the Orthopedic doctor probably did was a few tests. Depending on the tests he can have a certain level of confidence that it is a torn meniscus. The variables are how good and experienced he is at performing the tests and how good the tests are. If...

Jogging & Running: knee problems after begining training, half marathon, mid-foot strike
half marathon, mid-foot strike, heel strike: I m sorry to hear about your pain Rebecca. While it s not uncommon, it s not good and can be fixed. (Yes, you did overdo it, but we ll be alright.) My suggestions are outlined below. 1) Ice in the morning and after runs until all symptoms are gone for...

Jogging & Running: pain in both knees, knee pain, Harvard
knee pain, Harvard, fore-foot running: Terry, I m sorry to hear of your pain. Basically you inflamed your knee and now it is still inflamed a little. We call this the subacute stage. Anyway, what you need to know is that one of two things will help. First, another 2 weeks of rest and ice will...

Jogging & Running: Pain under kneecap, physiotherapist, primary physician
physiotherapist, primary physician, knee pain: Jenny, I m really sorry to hear your troubles. I have a number of suggestions for you about strengthening your hips and changing your foot strike, but I would be negligent if I didn t send you to a physiotherapist or your primary physician first. They will...

Jogging & Running: How to Run, stride, barefoot
stride, barefoot, tips: A recent theory concerning human evolutionary development is that we are specifically evolved to run long distances. We are not the fastest runners in the animal kingdom (not even close), but we possess the most efficient cooling system of any animal on the...

Jogging & Running: Aching & burning knee, knee pain, barefoot
knee pain, barefoot: This is definitely something you want to try to work on because something is imbalanced. If my exercise prescription doesn t ease the pain then you ll need to see a physical therapy doctor so they can do some diagnostic tests. I m going to give you the same...

Jogging & Running: Extreme calve pain, calf, pain
calf, pain, massage: Chisomo, calf pain is not fun! You won t have to stop running though! I definitely know what you mean about runner s euphoria . Do the following: 1) Massage your calf. You, a friend, a family member, or a licensed massage therapist can do this. ...

Jogging & Running: iliac crest pain, pain
pain: Great to hear! I don t know all the mechanisms why it works, but I know it does. Part of the explanation is that it brings your body back to symmetry. Associated with this is reciprocal inhibition- it relaxes the painful side. There s likely more mechanisms...

Jogging & Running: knee/leg injurie, anterior knee pain, hurdles
anterior knee pain, hurdles, ice: I hope we can fix this relatively quick Tyler. I do have a few suggestions. Depending on what it is will determine how easy it is to fix. First, Ice after practice and in the morning. I hope your pain is anterior knee pain because that can be fixed...

Jogging & Running: knee pain, foot strike, running form
foot strike, running form, knee pain: I m sorry about your knee pain Kanishka. Luckily, I think we can get you fixed pretty quick. Obviously this isn t a pain that you can rest from and then return to what you were previously doing and have it fixed. Those types of injuries are normally muscular...

Jogging & Running: Legs tired before I'm truly tired?, leg exercises, respectable time
leg exercises, respectable time, high intensity: Arial: At your height and weight, you are certainly not overweight. So I m going to assume that your running program is mainly about increasing your level of your physical fitness, and being able to finish the upcoming race with a respectable time. ...

Jogging & Running: Popping or Snapping Hip, overload principle, snapping hip
overload principle, snapping hip, free radicals: First off, I want to preface any advice I give you by first stating that I am not a medical doctor. It is possible that your hip symptoms may have an underlying problem that cannot be corrected through running technique, stretching, diet, or exercise, and...

Jogging & Running: Just started running, now have knee pain, pain, knee
pain, knee, popping: Knee pain isn t fun Tara! I m sorry to hear about your pain. It sounds like it s a knee cap problem. (My theory changes if you ve had a traumatic blow to the knee, so if that s the case please tell me.) Knee cap problems often originate with weak feet...

Jogging & Running: Weight Reduction, total daily energy expenditure, diet suggestions
total daily energy expenditure, diet suggestions, proper diet: You didn t indicate your friend s height, so there is no way for me to know what a healthy weight range for her is. But I can give you some advice on running and weight loss. First of all, a successful weight loss program requires both diet and exercise....

Jogging & Running: Bottom, forefoot pain, forefoot, pain
forefoot, pain, rest: Cecilia, First, great job on being such a dedicated runner. I doubt that your pain is anything sinister so a little rest and modification of foot strike should do the trick. Without an MRI the best I can tell you is it is likely a traumatic lesion. Essentially,...

Jogging & Running: Chronic Knee Pain, chronic knee pain, heavy backpack
chronic knee pain, heavy backpack, clinical diagnosis: It s going to be very hard to help you with your question. The fact that you ve already been to several doctors, had multiple diagnostic tests, and still don t have a diagnosis must be very discouraging and frustrating to you. I m not a doctor, and even...

Jogging & Running: Muscle Fatigue, extreme muscle fatigue, side stitch
extreme muscle fatigue, side stitch, desk chair: Wow - there s a lot going on here. There are three problems you touched on : a side stitch, a knee issue, and muscle fatigue. Let s take them on at a time. 1# Most side stitches are related to your breathing, not what you recently ate or drank. They...

Jogging & Running: Possible Iliacus pain?, rectus femoris, pain
rectus femoris, pain, strain: Lucy, I m sorry I m just now responding to your inquiry. I m normally much faster, but this weekend took me away from the internet. My initial hypothesis is a rectus femoris strain, but there is more info I d like. If it is rectus femoris and not a serious...

Jogging & Running: Clicking sound in my left knee while I go upstairs (no pain though), barefoot, foot strike
barefoot, foot strike, running: You re very welcome Joleen! My next advice is to experiment with different foot strikes. This may not get rid of the clicking, but it s nice to have different options if it does start causing you pain. Further, the different foot strikes will strengthen...

Jogging & Running: Hamstring pain, nerve, infection
nerve, infection, musculoskeletal: Gillian, It sounds like you ve seen many people. It sounds to me like there is imbalance somewhere. We could have several days of different tests I d like you to do, but it would be faster if we video chatted. It is surely a musculoskeletal problem. Major...

Jogging & Running: knee pain from treadmill, barefoot, foot strike
barefoot, foot strike, running: Esther, I m sorry to hear about your pain. I would be very surprised If I can t help you alleviate your pain very quickly. Please visit the following 2 websites. http://barefootrunning.fas.harvard.edu/4BiomechanicsofFootStrike.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jrnj-7YKZE...

Jogging & Running: Rain running, gore tex fabric, polyester shell
gore tex fabric, polyester shell, rain proof: Personally, I don t mind running in lite rain. If I know I m going to get wet, the main thing I try to prevent is wet feet and socks, which can lead to blisters. A dry head is nice, but not necessary when the weather is warm. Either way, an ordinary rimmed...

Jogging & Running: 5k run, low carb diet, complex carbs
low carb diet, complex carbs, insulin sensitivity: The most important thing for you to worry about when performing an August 5k in New Mexico is being properly hydrated and not overheating. However, since you asked the question, I ll focus my answer on nutrition. Even at a relatively slow pace, a 5k is...

Jogging & Running: Calf Pain, kinetic chain, calf pain
kinetic chain, calf pain, stretching: Dave, bluntly no I don t think targeted stretching will help, but I think that I can help you. The problem is likely related to an imbalance somewhere in your kinetic chain. I could explain the technicalities, but that would be boring. To start I have 2...

Jogging & Running: Runner knees, pronation supination, cuff muscles
Jogging & Running: Runner knees, pronation supination, cuff muscles, human spring

Jogging & Running: I need a good running schedule....To make me quicker, sprints, swimming
sprints, swimming, exercise: Hey Leah, Great job on working so hard. I hope you can achieve the body you want quickly! The The ideal program for you is likely exercising 5 or 6 days a week. 3 of those days should be high intensity and 2 or 3 of those days should be steady. High...

Jogging & Running: nerve pain, piriformis syndrome, nerve pain
piriformis syndrome, nerve pain, hamstrings: Gillian: Your condition sounds absolutely terrible! I can take a stab at providing you some advice, however, your question is not technically a running question, and I am not a doctor. The term sciatica refers to a collection of related symptoms. The...

Jogging & Running: Numb knee, numb, knee
numb, knee, compressed: Martin, I m sorry to hear your troubles with running. Good job on working hard though! A nerve and/or the blood vessels to a nerve are being compressed. This is likely from muscles getting tight and moving something into an incorrect position. The following...

Jogging & Running: Runner knees, knee pain, foot
knee pain, foot, hip: I m sorry about your pain Sue, but it sounds like something that s definitely fixable. The knee is just the joint that connects the foot/ankle and hip. The following links are to videos that can help you. The first 2 will strengthen your hip and foot respectively....

Jogging & Running: Running or Walking, fruit, vegetables
fruit, vegetables, beans: Get in at least 3 miles a day 5 days a week. If that s too much then build up to that. I also recommend having a mile or two of that be interval training. An example of that would be run a quarter of a mile fast and then jog a quarter of a mile slow. You...

Jogging & Running: already athletic but beginner to jogging, interval, steady-state
interval, steady-state, fast: That s great you want to start running Ree. I hope you can enjoy doing this the rest of his life. I wouldn t do anything more than an 8k. If you try to do more than this you ll risk injury and we definitely don t want that. A good plan for you is as...

Jogging & Running: Calf Pain, calf, pain
calf, pain, stretch: Thanks for the update Chisomo. Did you try the twisting that I said to try earlier? If not, here are the instructions again. Sit on a firm surface with your hands on your belly-button. Twist as far as you can to the right and then to the left. The side...

Jogging & Running: Pain in knees, walk, jog
walk, jog, pain: I m sorry about your pain Taylor. It s frustrating to start exercising and have pain. There are a few potential causes. When you say your inner knees hurt do you mean medial or deep? Regardless of what you feel try doing the 4 exercises on my youtube...

Jogging & Running: pain in upper hip when running, stress, fracture
stress, fracture, run: Hayley, I doubt it s bursitis since your iliac crest is tender to touch. You are correct that an X-ray wouldn t pick up a stress fracture. I don t recommend seeing the chiropractor more than one more time. One or two manipulations can be beneficial for...

Jogging & Running: Preventing injuries from running, knee pain, exercise
knee pain, exercise, rest: Wise, Thank you for being so appreciative. I don t want to cut down your running. I don t think that will be necessary. You should be able to run that much pain free. Watch the exercise videos on my youtube channel. http://www.youtube.com/user/RaineyNick?feature=watch...

Jogging & Running: Running and Exercise, pain, run
pain, run, foot strike: It is possible you are hitting a nerve with the testosterone shots. Your pain is puzzling. It s definitely different than common questions I get on this site and other things I see in person. I strongly suggest seeing an orthopedic doctor or a very good...

Jogging & Running: over weight, walking, running
walking, running, psychologically: Great job on wanting to increase your health. Walking can reduce your weight. The key is that you need to walk for at least 90 minutes each day. You can cut it down to 60 minutes if you walk uphill. Do this 5-6 days a week. Do all that you can to work...

Jogging & Running: 12" Step hurdle, small hurdle drills, soccer
small hurdle drills, soccer, agility: Great job on playing soccer and exercising more Bud! At 53 you can still make plenty of gains. You may not become an Olympian, but you can lose weight, get faster, and improve your athleticisim. Get on youtube and search small hurdle drills . You...

Jogging & Running: Left big toe pain, hallux rigidus, big toe pain
hallux rigidus, big toe pain, running: I m sorry you re having pain after starting running. The most probably cause of your pain is hallux rigidus. I suggest seeing a physiotherapist. If you can find one that is an Orthopedic Certified Specialist (OCS) is ideal, but if not that s alright. You...

Jogging & Running: iliac crest pain, knee, anterior knee pain
knee, anterior knee pain, patella femoral pain: All that is very good information, Stacy. First, if stretching has helped you then that is a fabulous sign. I assume you are referring to the stretching that I have on this answer (http://en.allexperts.com/q/Jogging-Running-1648/2012/3/iliac-crest-pain-1.htm)....

Jogging & Running: Numb Ankle & Hyperthermia?, podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist
podiatrist 60618, Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist.: Dear Anas, This Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist & West Loop Podiatrist says....... It can take many weeks (4-12) to recover from a sports injury. Especially if you are still doing the sport that caused the problem. Do not run again in those conditions...

Jogging & Running: Running Ailment, orthopaedic, give out
orthopaedic, give out, knee: Thanks for contacting me Vanessa. There are a couple of possibilities here that I ll discuss. Then I ll tell you what I recommend. 1) The knee giving out may just be a ligament problem. I would have to see it or have you describe it better to know...

Jogging & Running: Shin Splints, shin splints, running
shin splints, running, foot strike: Good question Ben. Yes, I have heard of Body For Life. You can see good results if you follow it. I am sorry to hear about your shin splints. I have 3 suggestions. 1) Do biking, swimming, or an elliptical machine for 2 weeks to let your shins rest. ...

Jogging & Running: calf pain, calf pain, foot strike
calf pain, foot strike : That s no fun Rachel! The first thing I would try is changing your foot strike. http://barefootrunning.fas.harvard.edu/4BiomechanicsofFootStrike.html http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7jrnj-7YKZE These are 2 links that will demonstrate different foot...

Jogging & Running: Exercise, exercise, blood pressure
exercise, blood pressure, heart rate: Joey, It sounds like you are doing a fabulous job. There are 2 things you want to check that happen when you exercise to ensure safety. 1) Check your heart rate before and during exercise. I know you know your resting which is looks very good, but it s...

Jogging & Running: Problem while running, pain, running
pain, running, pain in side: Great job on working so hard Jack. This is kind of a tough one. I would feel terrible if I said don t go to see a doc and it turns out something is seriously wrong. However, it is likely nothing serious. Pay attention to you gut instincts and if you feel...

Jogging & Running: Rebounder, running in place, rebounder
running in place, rebounder: That s exciting your going to be coaching indoor soccer! As long as your moving enough to get yourself breathing past the point where you can comfortably carry on a conversation it doesn t matter what you do as long as it s safe. I use a rebounder with clients...

Jogging & Running: Front upper thigh pain, pain, run
pain, run, thigh: I m sorry to hear about your pain Nick. This could be caused from several things. Here are 2 suggestions. 1) Run faster than your jog, but slower than what causes pain. You may just be doing too much too soon. 2) Change your body position when running....

Jogging & Running: Beginner Runner, weight loss, running
weight loss, running, jogging: Fabulous job on working so hard and losing so much weight Cathy. Many try and fail, but you ve succeeded. Keep up the great work! Right now you should focus on distance. You will only be able to get marginally faster. Once you can jog for 3 miles I recommend...

Jogging & Running: Duration of Jogging, sprints, jog
sprints, jog, boredom: Great job at working so hard! It sounds like you ve made fabulous progress so far. The following are suggestions of things to do which will help you on your weight loss mission, but so you don t have to jog an hour every day. 1) Still try to jog an hour...

Jogging & Running: Hip and Knee pain, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Susan, This Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your running pain... Go see a Board Certified Podiatrist who specializes in sports medicine. They are experts in biomechanics-...

Jogging & Running: JOGGING, jog, walk
jog, walk, beginner: Nicola, Jogging is a great desire. If you haven t been jogging 30 to 40 minutes is too long. I believe our bodies were made to run. If it hurts you need to change something. The trick is to find what needs to be changed. That is something that is at times...

Jogging & Running: knee brace, sleeve with rubber donut, sleeve with rubber doughnut
sleeve with rubber donut, sleeve with rubber doughnut: http://www.orthobrace.com/fla/products/37-307.htm The rubber doughnut is to prevent your kneecap (patella) from moving too much. Doughnut is often spelled donut so you can use that in your google search as well. Please don t hesitate to ask any...

Jogging & Running: knee brace, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Sunny, This Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618,Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your knee brace. Get a sleeve that has a rubber doughnut that protects the patella and knee. These are very flexible. There are...

Jogging & Running: pain while jogging, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Natalie, This Chicago Podiatrist, Elmhurst Podiatrist & West Loop Podiatrist says....... Your jogging pain sounds like mild tendonitis or myositis of the flexor muscles of the leg that plantarflex the foot & raise your arch secondary to jogging. You...

Jogging & Running: clicking in right knee, physical therapist, exercise
physical therapist, exercise, clamshell: Good question Don. You definitely don t need an x-ray. That will tell you if you have a broken bone or not and that s obviously not what you have. There are a few possibilities of what the clicking could be. 1) Meniscus tear. This is more likely if there...

Jogging & Running: Discomfort not real pain
Let s see how just performing the bridges and clamshells does for a few more days and then add those exercises back in. If it s better with bridges and clamshells and then gets worse with the squatting and dead lifting then that tells us we should stop doing...

Jogging & Running: Minor sprained ankle, no pain, but swollen, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Kim, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your sprained ankle. The fact that you heard a pop & that you now have limited motion may indicate an injury. Perhaps...

Jogging & Running: feeling better, physical therapist, joint mobilizations
physical therapist, joint mobilizations, manipulations: I recommend seeing a physical therapist. Make sure you find one that will perform joint mobilizations and high velocity thrust manipulations. If you can find one that has the credentials OCS that is nice, but not necessary. If you have need help deciding send...

Jogging & Running: return to running - heel pain, plantar fasciatis, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Greg, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... Download stretching exercises from the internet for plantar fasciitis & tight calves. Do these exercises daily for at...

Jogging & Running: foot discomfort
Hi Len and thank you for your question. I would suggest if the pain starts to get worse to see your doctor. Usually when there is associated pain after an activity more likely it is muscular so I find it interesting you are saying the opposite occurs....

Jogging & Running: PAIN, muscle tear, calf
muscle tear, calf, running: Cassandra, I m glad you love running so much. It sounds like a mild Grade I-II muscle strain/tear. Rest is normally the best for this. If you ve already rested what you think is sufficient then I would see a physical therapist. I am pretty sure that you can...

Jogging & Running: winter weather and running
Hey Len, you will be burning more calories compared to snow shovelling. This is due to the fact that running at that pace is a higher intensity. 5k in 26 min is roughly 750 kcals/hour and shoveling is about 400kcals/hour. Just remember this is just an...

Jogging & Running: Calf strain - follow up question, pain, indicator
pain, indicator, muscle strain: I m glad you didn t have too much pain with running that far Cecilia! I always recommend a slower rather than faster return if I m not there to monitor the athlete. I always say, listen to your body. It will tell you what s best. Pain isn t always a good...

Jogging & Running: Calf strain - follow up question, jog, calf strain
jog, calf strain, massage: It sounds like you are making progress Cecilia. It s nice to hear you appreciate my help. I wish I could give you a definitive and confident answer to this question, but I can t. I recommend you test it out with a light jog. Continue to build each day if there...

Jogging & Running: Calf strain - question re total motion release for calf, calf, total motion release
calf, total motion release: Good question Cecilia. Total motion release is not geared for a specific body part. The principles of it are based upon the kinetic chain and regional inter-dependence . Testing all of the movements you see in the videos and seeing if there are any discrepancies...

Jogging & Running: Knee Clicking & Orthotics, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Hillary, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618,Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... Changing shoes & getting fitted for orthotics from a running store can certainly cause this problem. As much as I am...

Jogging & Running: Shin splints, shin splints, stretch
shin splints, stretch, ice: Brandy, It s excellent you want to start exercising and running again! Below are my answers. I numbered them so they wouldn t all run together. 1) Shin splints are not normal. They are common, but common doesn t mean normal. 2) Running through the pain...

Jogging & Running: Strained calf - - questions re recovery/training, calf, strain
calf, strain, pull: I m sorry to hear about your new pain/injury Cecilia. Calves can be tough, but I believe you ll end up being alright. 1) I think your changing your foot strike a little is a great remedy. I always say that if running isn t feeling good then change something...

Jogging & Running: knee pain with a click sound while walking, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Sangeeta, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your knee pain. You probably irritated your knee while running. Try supportive running shoes on your next run....

Jogging & Running: Right hip, knee, foot pain, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Christine, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your foot pain. I suspect you may have a metatarsal issue & not a neuroma on your R foot. Go see a sports...

Jogging & Running: Running the 800m, 800m, track
800m, track, endurance: Derek... run a lot. I know that doesn t help at all, but I m serious. I assume that when you say you get tired too quick you feel like 800m is farther than what your legs are equipped to do. I also assume you are on a team so you re doing what the coaches...

Jogging & Running: running tips, test, 2.5 km
test, 2.5 km, program: Bahrain, Do the following X items and it ll give you the best shot possible to achieving this. I don t know what day your test is or how much time you ll have to train for it, but hopefully you can incorporate the following items. Before the test 1)...

Jogging & Running: Shooting pain in 2nd toe at tip, pain in 2nd toe, pain in foot
pain in 2nd toe, pain in foot, cortisone: Karl, admittedly I have never seen this before. I appreciate the video to understand better what is happening. I recommend 1 or 2 of 4 options. 1) An MRI will show more than an x-ray. X-rays are good with bones, but not with soft tissue.Further, an x-ray...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia, chondromalacia, exercise
chondromalacia, exercise, bike: Bhavana, Good question and good job on starting to workout again. The bike will be easiest on your knees. I also recommend the following exercises. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf-AKupMPNk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiesZvSVa7c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGsBVoYNGac...

Jogging & Running: Does/ don't Day/week before my races, movement, soft tissue mobilization
movement, soft tissue mobilization, achilles: It sounds as if your son s Achilles surgery was successful! I m glad to hear this, Christine. 1) Soft tissue mobilizations performed by a physical therapist or massage therapist are beneficial. 2) If he moves his foot/ankle in any particular way while...

Jogging & Running: Knee Pain, clamshells, exercise
clamshells, exercise, side-lying hip abduction: Thanks for the follow up Len. That s great you ve been doing other exercises so well. A few points you ll want watch. 1) Make sure to do the sit-to-stands on 1 leg. This is very, very different from regular squats. 2) Make sure to do the side-lying hip...

Jogging & Running: Knees, meniscus, meniscal
meniscus, meniscal, tears: Bud, I m sorry to hear about your knee problems. The good news is that research shows that people who have surgery for meniscus tears and those who go through physiotherapy have the same long term outcomes. (This is the link to the abstract: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23036877.)...

Jogging & Running: Can running in compressions socks cause calf strain, movement, exercise
movement, exercise, calf raise: Hello again. I m sorry to hear of the strain. I ll give quick answers and then a more in depth one. Rolling will be fine as long as you don t cause an increase in pain. The only way the socks caused your calf strain is if you ran differently because...

Jogging & Running: Knee pain gone but..., ITB, TFL
ITB, TFL, pain: Good question Len. It s a combination of strengthening and loosening. It will strengthen the muscles that need to be worked and loosen those that don t. A portion of it is neural connections as well. Perform it twice a day. This should be done each day...

Jogging & Running: about pain in legs to feet, ankle, groin
ankle, groin, pain: Gursharan, It s great you are being more active, but I m sorry you re having pain! Fortunately, this is a very fixable problem. If you can see a physiotherapist that would be ideal. A physio would be able to do a comprehensive examination, perform manual therapy,...

Jogging & Running: plantar fasciitis, plantar fasciitis, exercise
plantar fasciitis, exercise, physical therapy doctor: Carol, I m really sorry to hear about your all of this. I know financially you don t want to see a health are provider, but you should. I recommend seeing a physical therapy doctor first. Attempt to find one with the credentials OCS after his/her name....

Jogging & Running: running and thyroid, thyroid, running
thyroid, running, low thyroid: Andrea, fabulous question. If a physician told you not to do any cardiovascular exercise because of low-thyroid I suggest getting a 2nd opinion from someone who specializes in this. I ve never heard this. I know 3 people who take thyroid medication because...

Jogging & Running: Sore/Stiff lower back,hips, quads, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Len, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... Yes you can lose fitness in as little as 2 weeks. Two months is not a short layoff for someone who has been in training...

Jogging & Running: Aiming for a sub-1:30 half marathon and overtrained?, registered dietitian, iron
registered dietitian, iron, red meat: Thanks for the follow-up question. Below are my recommendations. 1) All the workouts you do should be running. Cross-training will still stress your body so you need all the training you can handle in the form that you ll be competing in on Aug 10. ...

Jogging & Running: Ankle pain after running, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Sami, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... Sounds like tendonitis of the Peroneal Tendons. Do good dorsi-flexion stretches before & after running. Back off on the...

Jogging & Running: knee pain on walking, patella femoral pain, knee pain
patella femoral pain, knee pain, running: Siva, I m sorry to hear you re having pain while walking or jogging. It could be a lot of things. However, a common problem is patella femoral pain. If this is the case then the following videos of exercises will help. Perform them 2x/day for a week and then...

Jogging & Running: Runnig / Dehydration?, heart, dehydration
heart, dehydration, physician: Good job on working hard running Ari. While, I can t say for certainty there is no damage, it would surprise me greatly. Drink a lot of water the next few days. Go see a physician if: -you still have pain near your heart after a 2-3 days -the pain gets...

Jogging & Running: Should i start jogging or should i wait till surgery, ganglion cyst, PCL
ganglion cyst, PCL, cardio: Carlos, I m not a physician and haven t evaluated your knee either. However, I doubt that you can cause much harm. That being said, I recommend trying to do more upper body exercises. You can really burn calories with fast, lighter weight upper body exercises....

Jogging & Running: Yes, it's me again, first rib mobilization, numbness
first rib mobilization, numbness, tingling: Hey Len, It could be from your shoulders going higher. Try this exercise. Use a belt, dog leash, sheet, or towel and position it as shown in this picture. Pull it down and to the right (diagonally). Oscillate it in this direction. Perform this for 5 minutes...

Jogging & Running: knees, patella femoral pain, glute med
patella femoral pain, glute med, clamshell: Carrie, Thanks for the question. If everything is as straight forward as it seems I think we ll be able to see quick, positive change in your pain quickly. You seem to be experiencing the classic patella femoral pain. This is good news. It can be treated easily,...

Jogging & Running: Shin Splints for 4 years???, running pain, chronic exertional compartment syndrome
running pain, chronic exertional compartment syndrome, fascial herniations: Liza, I m sorry I ve been slow to respond. I ve been doing a little research for you. Obviously, if I professed to have all the answers after one a few paragraphs of information you d be skeptical. You ve obviously attempted to see the right people and do...

Jogging & Running: Start Training, walk, jog
walk, jog, run: Great question and great desire Dana! I am happy to help you. There are 2 parts that aspects to your program. The first are a few exercises that I recommend everyone does throughout their life because they prevent so many injuries and little aches and pains...

Jogging & Running: Persistent ankle pain!!!, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Brenna, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... Tell your parents right away of your problems & go have it looked at a a Board Certified Podiatrist. Sounds like the...

Jogging & Running: Runner's Knee, knee pain, running
knee pain, running, PT: Kelly, I m very sorry to hear what you ve been through. The good news is it doesn t sound like anything scary serious. The bad news is no one you ve been to has known what to do. It doesn t shock me none of the people you ve seen have known what to do. A situation...

Jogging & Running: Running and weight loss, running program, 6 day a week running program
running program, 6 day a week running program, bulky legs: Great question Nicole! The simple answer is any type of running will help. You re not going to develop bulky legs due to muscle and if that does become a problem then let me know and I can definitely help you with that. Here is a 6 day a week running program:...

Jogging & Running: Sore legs from walking. Really???, biking, walking
biking, walking, sprinting: James, I admit it is a little surprising, but probably nothing to be worried about. If you were only biking and squatting I wouldn t be too surprised. Walking has an eccentric component that biking doesn t and eccentrics induce more soreness than concentrics...

Jogging & Running: starting to run, lactic acid, walking
lactic acid, walking, running: First, Dennis, great job on working so hard. You ve obviously improved your health and your fitness level. I have 4 suggestions. 1) Take 2 days off from exercise. Follow those with 2 days of mild walking. Don t push yourself on those 2 days of walking....

Jogging & Running: Foot, Knee, and hip pain, musculoskeletal pain, running
musculoskeletal pain, running, hip: Carol, this is likely regular musculoskeletal pain (i.e. treatable by a physical therapist doctor). However, you need to see your physician. The fact that changing positions doesn t help and cortisone doesn t help are indications that you need to see a physician...

Jogging & Running: running faster, interval, constant pace
interval, constant pace: I m glad you can see the benefit of running at a constant pace if the goal is a fast time for that specific run. Interval training is meant to increase the speed of your constant pace races/workouts. Even try performing 2-4 50-100m sprints 1-2 times a month....

Jogging & Running: soreness after running
Hey Len I believe the problem to your running is that you have some flexibility issues as well as the over training issue. May I ask how much do you run on a weekly basis. I would ask for you to use a foam roller on the side of your hip as well as...

Jogging & Running: Stiff/tired back while running, running, low back pain
running, low back pain: Kim, It is very likely that this is mechanical low back pain which means that the cause isn t as important as what helps it. It also means that it is likely nothing life-threatening. However, if it gets significantly worse or you notice a fever, pulsing,...

Jogging & Running: Stubborn case of, hip strengthening exercises, piriformis syndrome
hip strengthening exercises, piriformis syndrome, hip flexor: I m glad to see you re still exercising as well as running. I should have expected this since you re a personal trainer. (BTW, I really like Dr. Michael Clark s NASM CPT. He is a physical therapist so it biases me towards that one. I have NSCA s CPT though.)...

Jogging & Running: Fitness
Hi William Ok so lets dive right into it. You have been training for a month, the first month should be considered base training or general training, to get your muscles use to the exercises. You should focus between 12-20 repetitions on most exercises...

Jogging & Running: piriformis, piriformis pain, running
piriformis pain, running: Len, The low back/hip/butt is a fun area to work with because there s so much that we can do. However, it can be tricky to do without being in person. I ll give you a few things to do below. One may help more than another, but none should make it worse. ...

Jogging & Running: Selecting shoes for flat feet
Hi Ramin and thanks for your question Yes you are right the shoe you wear must be comfortable and not every shoe will be matched for you so you need to test when your out shopping for shoes for walking. Technically you should have a bit of room (approximately...

Jogging & Running: Shoes for flat feet, calf raises, heel raises
calf raises, heel raises, slow: Ramin, I have a partial answer for you. I m not an expert in regards to shoes, but I may be able to help. First, if your feet don t hurt while walking then don t worry too much about it. If they are hurting then you ll definitely want to take my next advice...

Jogging & Running: Essential Nutrients for running..
Protein helps in muscle synthesis yes, also the supplement Glucosomine has also been shown to help with people who have joint problems. Try to increase your intake of fish, it has healthy oils of omegas which also help in reducing inflammation. With shin...

Jogging & Running: Recovery time?
Hey Barry. Usually in these cases where surgery is involved the rate of recovery is between 3-6 months. A physical therapist would initially be of great importance for you to heal back your meniscus under directio of a physician. As a strength coach my role...

Jogging & Running: Strained foot, ice, running injury
ice, running injury, heat: Good question Len. I don t use ice. I am of the camp (although still a relatively small one) that it slows down healing (http://athleticmedicine.wordpress.com/2013/11/07/why-ice-and-anti-inflammatory-medication-is-not-the-answer/). I don t think heat hurts...

Jogging & Running: Ankle sprain, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Len, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your ankle sprain & possible injury to your posterior subtalar joint---the area between the inside ankle & Achille...

Jogging & Running: Anterior iliac crest pain, iliac crest pain, running
iliac crest pain, running, glute medius: Thanks for trusting me to help Shona. I have a few questions that I need to ask to help you. Is the pain inside the pelvis or outside? Inside would likely be the iliacus muscle and the outside would likely be the glute medius or maximus muscle. This will...

Jogging & Running: arch/ankle, foot pain, ankle pain
foot pain, ankle pain, arch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dGsBVoYNGac Use the towel eater exercise. This works muscles that rarely get worked well enough. Have I given you slow heel raises to do? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiesZvSVa7c Work both of these pretty well. If...

Jogging & Running: cardio training for 1,6 miles, shin splints, knee pain
shin splints, knee pain, running: Lisa, It sounds like you ve thought your plan out very well. Stick with what you have and add the following item. When you are warm (so maybe after gymnastics training) run 2-4 65 feet sprints. This will help you with your 65 feet sprint time. It will...

Jogging & Running: Menstruation during Running, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Laura, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... For your question in regards to menstruation & running.Doesn t sound like like right eating-sounds like starvation....

Jogging & Running: health and long distance
Hey Laura, Thanks for your question. Your right, eating properly is very important in any training program. Timing of eating can impact your performance as well. Usually as a guide you should eat about 2-4 hours before running. Its true some people would...

Jogging & Running: Persistent sore hamstrings, hamstring pain, running
hamstring pain, running, glutes: Bobbi, I m very sorry to hear that you haven t seen any improvement. I wish I could see you here in Baltimore because I m confident we would likely see results in 3 or fewer days. However, I think we may be able to make good progress with the following tips....

Jogging & Running: Beginning running, calves, running
calves, running: Dawn, Thanks for the great question. It s great you want to be a runner. Join the large community of runners! 1) Perform this exercise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YiesZvSVa7c, but with your heels hanging off of a step. You should do 10-20 a day. If...

Jogging & Running: foot ankle rehab
Hi Len I believe you would need to see a physician about that or physical therapist. It could be the tendon connect to your posterior tibialis but the physical therapist would do a physical therapist to determine what tendon needs to be strengthened. They...

Jogging & Running: two steps forward one step back, plantar fasciitis, talocrural distraction
plantar fasciitis, talocrural distraction, physical therapist: I m sorry to hear that Len. It sounds like plantar fasciitis. What you need is a talocrural distraction thrust manipulation. Science still is not sure why it works, but it is like magic for plantar fasciitis if the spot that hurts in your heel is where I picture...

Jogging & Running: Calf stretch
It will continue to heal, but without target exercise it won t be 100% normal function. It will likely feel 100% and what you lack you may never notice. You could try going to see a physical therapist for 2-3 sessions over the course of the next month...

Jogging & Running: running shoes, podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126
podiatrist 60661, podiatrist 60126, podiatrist 60618: Dear Clooney, This Orthopedic Chicago Podiatrist located in West Loop 60661,Roscoe Village 60618, Ukranian Village 60622, Elmhurst 60126 & Bartlett 60103 says... To select running shoes, determine which shoes will give you the most cushioning and best...

Jogging & Running: pain on calves(under knee back part), DVT, calf pain
DVT, calf pain, compartment syndrome: Prakash, There s 2 main possibilities for you. First, is really tight calves that have trigger points and possible muscle strain. The second is Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome. The first possibility is very treatable with consistent stretching...

Jogging & Running: ankle getting better but not all the way there yet, ankle, running
ankle, running, plantar fasciitis: Hey Len, That pain on the inside could also be plantar fasciitis. However, it may be joint or muscle related. Typically I give slow heel raises and towel eaters as exercises. If that doesn t cure it then you probably need to see a physical therapist. You...

Jogging & Running: ankle rehab
Hey Len, Sorry to hear about your ankle injury. Unfortunately as a trainer I cannot diagnose an injury, that would only be reserved for a physician. However I would suggest to decrease the intensity or stop the activity that is causing the pain. Use the...

Jogging & Running: marathon running plan
Hey anil figure out how much you can run within one day. Usually in interval runs you would do a pace at a higher intensity lets say 5 minutes higher and then 3 minutes recovery. You would keep switching back until the total time of the run is completed....

Jogging & Running: running differences, running, work hard
running, work hard: As long as your are running for an equal total amount of time then you are fine. If you used to be able to perform ten 100m dashes, you could now perform twenty 50m dashes. Or if you were working hard for 60 minutes where you used to live and now you still...

Jogging & Running: Sore legs
Hi Daniel When you are doing high intensity like that and your body is extremly sore it is ususlly a sign that your session was too intense. Performance wise having your legs stiffed up isnt really going to make you perform better. My belief is physical...

Jogging & Running: Diarrhea and cramping after running
Hey Bob From what it sounds like it sounds like symptoms related to runners trots/ incontience which is common for a high percentsge of female runners.the cramps could be due to abnormal finction of the pelvic muscles. There are actually incontinence clinics...

Jogging & Running: Post Tib Tendon, short or long run
short or long run: I wish I could give you a solid answer on that, but I can t. I prefer longer low intensity runs, but there are also smart people who would disagree with me. Are you performing the exercises (heel raises and resisted ankle inversion that I discussed in the...

Jogging & Running: Running issue, hip pain, running
hip pain, running, physical therapist: Thanks for the message Tom. Great job on running so much. I have 2 main recommendations. 1) Try performing clamshells as shown here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CiqvDV8pzRk 2) I recommend you see a physical therapist. You could see a physician first,...

Jogging & Running: 400 Meter Dash, sprint coach, speed sessions
sprint coach, speed sessions, 400m dash: Nick, I am not a sprint coach, however, the one thing I do know is that you need to first build a base of easy running for a few months. You should run easy and run for time...atleast 30 minutes a day for the next 3-4 months. Then you will be strong for...

Jogging & Running: 400, mid 50s, spring track
mid 50s, spring track, bad shape: Jay, Here is what I would advise you to do. You should begin with a distance base and work to a sprint program. Depending when you begin track practice (I am going to assume February/March). For the next two months I would work up to and maintain 3-4 miles...

Jogging & Running: 44 year old female with 3 yr old knee injury, easy jogging, yoga instructors
easy jogging, yoga instructors, scott lowell: Hi Sue If you really love it and are willing to put in the time to rehab it properly and have a lot of patience and are consistent with the workouts then by all means attack and don t look back.The first thing i would do is follow the things i have copied...

Jogging & Running: 5K Race Improvements, speed workouts, race pace
speed workouts, race pace, speed day: I would suggest adding 2 more workouts a week to your schedule, with one of them being a speed day of trying to run at your race-paces or faster, such as on a track, or a short stretch that is 500m to 1000m long, or in miles-sense, 1/4 to 1/2 mile long....

Jogging & Running: 5K races, local 5k races, speed workouts
local 5k races, speed workouts, race pace: Rachel, You are merely going to just maintain your racing fitness with that type of running schedule. If you absolutely can t add in any more runs, at least 5-6 times a week, then I would suggest trying to do mini-speed-workouts on your runs. Alternating...

Jogging & Running: 5K races, local 5k races, finish time
local 5k races, finish time, workouts: Rachel, When you are training 2 or 3 times a week, there is a lot of room for improvement. You should first start running atleast 5 days a week, preferably 7 days. This will be an adjustment at first so don t try to run hard. Run for time, maybe 30-40 minutes...

Jogging & Running: 5K races, local 5k races, rest periods
local 5k races, rest periods, finish time: Hi Rachel Two things you can do rachel is increase your mileage either by the length of your present runs or adding a extra couple of days to your present schedule.You also want to include by working up to one run of 8 to 10 miles.The other thing is to gradually...

Jogging & Running: 5K Training, intermediate runner, speed work
intermediate runner, speed work, minute rest: Hi Teresa I would not reccomend the treadmill.I would find a place where there is a loop or streight away place about 400 meters and run for time.I would use 2 minutes as the 400 meters for your run.Give yourself a 1 minute rest and repeat the process as...

Jogging & Running: 5K training, height weight, time off
height weight, time off: Hi Rachel To advise you properly i would need to know how much training you are willing to do to knock some time off, or if what you are doing now is all you want to do and want me to work with.I also need age,height, weight,how long have you been running.Get...

Jogging & Running: The 5k and dry heaves, hill workouts, dry heaves
hill workouts, dry heaves, flat grass: Hi JJ Thanks for the fantastic description of your program,bio,and problems.This sure makes my job easier.Your build up pre season looks real good,but i didn t see any tempo,LT work etc.Finishing the race and feeling quite confortable immediatly after it...

Jogging & Running: 5k training... how?, cross country season, speed sessions
cross country season, speed sessions, 5k time: Hi Jared First thing i would do is shop around for a qualified coach to work with you.As far as getting started,you need to give your self a 3 to 5 months time frame before you start racing.First 2 1/2 months is building a foundation.The second phase is when...

Jogging & Running: 5k training... how?, high school freshman, cross country season
high school freshman, cross country season, talented athlete: Jared, First off, you are young and should not be very concernedabout your times. Run for fun and enjoy it and as you mature and grow, you will see results. If I am right, you are an 8th grader or a high school freshman right? At that age, I was running...

Jogging & Running: 800 & 400m race, easy jogging, many different things
easy jogging, many different things, backs etc: Hi Muhammad Your focus has to be on 3 high quality workouts.Give yourself 2 days beween the the 3 workouts.First thing before workouts 30 min warm up easy jogging and streching and 3 50 meter strides to get your rythem. 1. work out.. 6 hard 200 s with...

Jogging & Running: Achilles Injury, achilles tendon, achilles injury
achilles tendon, achilles injury, moderate relief: Hi John After you get your run going,i would stop and strech it for 3 to 4 minutes lightly after about 5 minutes and the calf muscle.Continue with this on all your runs untill pain goes away.Continue with the ice and start taking 500mg vit. c with your...

Jogging & Running: Advice on running improvement, heart rate at rest, exercise induced asthma
heart rate at rest, exercise induced asthma, fitness levels: I don t think you re running enough to see any major improvements. Running 1-2x a week is barely enough to maintain fitness levels. So, my suggestion right away is to try to run more frequently, such as 4-5 times a week, even if its for a 2 mile run. These...

Jogging & Running: Alcohol stunting weight loss/Exercise Plateau, route mileage, weight loss exercise
route mileage, weight loss exercise, weight loss efforts: lauren, Sugar helps put weight on...that is a fact. So you are right about the high sugar intake, and of course the crave diet afterwards. Yes intervals and inclines, hills, etc definitely help the body develop fitness and increase metabolism. The body...

Jogging & Running: ANKLE TIGHT DURING RUN, peroneal tendon, google search
peroneal tendon, google search, mdmercy: Hi Wes Based on your description,the only tendon i can see would be the peroneal tendon whic sometimes gets dislocated from their normal grove behind the the fibula component of the ankle.This usually results from a kick or blow ,producing the initial dislocation.It...

Jogging & Running: Ankle and Foot Pain, pin points, point description
pin points, point description, ankle pain: Hi Jim I can t really make out what your describing Jim.I would really need some more info that pin points the situation and when did it start coming on.You can trace every injury by looking back which will in turn give you the ansers your looking for.Get...

Jogging & Running: Ankle Pain, long distance runner, ankle pain
long distance runner, ankle pain, warmups: First, talk to your coach, and if your school has an athletic trainer, have the trainer evaluate it. That s the best advice I can give you, since I can t do an evaluation over the internet. If no help from the coach or trainer, then seek a doctor to see...

Jogging & Running: Answer This Please lol, weight lifter, patience
weight lifter, patience, lol: Hi Shawn The best way is just focus on alternating a walk jog program,gradually working into complete jogging.The most important thing to remember is don t rush it and have a lot of patience and being consistent.Last you want to always stay at a comfortable...

Jogging & Running: Arch and ball of the foot pain, stress fracture, fasciitis
stress fracture, fasciitis, foot pain: Hi Tricia It is very likely possible you do have a little plantar coming on but,the one thing that i know for sure is, it is over use in your training program preparation.There isn t anything else that it could be except a stress fracture,which i don t think...

Jogging & Running: Arch Pain, plantar fasciitis, high arches
plantar fasciitis, high arches, heel spurs: Hi Steve Plantar Fasciitis is a Common Cause of Heel Pain Plantar fasciitis, which may cause the heel to hurt, feel hot or swell, is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thin layer of tough tissue supporting the arch of the foot. Repeated...

Jogging & Running: Asthma & Exercise, asthma exercise, jogging program
asthma exercise, jogging program, fat burning exercises: Hi Amanda That would be a light walking jogging program.The key is to pay close attention to your pace and how your breathing responds.It is not about how fast to burn fat,it is how long you can keep going as your body adapt.You just have to listen to your...

Jogging & Running: Asthma, activty, google
activty, google, medical community: Below is the answer you are about to send. Please verify for grammar and content. If you are satisfied with your response, click the send button. If you need to modify it, please modify in the area provided below and then click the send button. Your Answer:...

Jogging & Running: Athletic Supporter & Knee Pain, jai shree, groin area
jai shree, groin area, rehap: Hi Nishant I have copied some case histories of cause and prescription to take care of your knee situation.Don t use any supports or ointments.You Need a lot of patience and consistent rehap to get it under control before you test the waters again.Forget...

Jogging & Running: absolute beginner, light jogging, body doesn
light jogging, body doesn, absolute beginner: Julie, I don t know where to start with this one, but I ll give it a shot. First,you are overweight...but so are many people these days, and with the right attitude you can fix that. You should start as you have with walking mainly and light jogging. Some...

Jogging & Running: achilles, first five minutes, proccess
first five minutes, proccess, connective tissue: Hi Susan The best way to handle this as you start out on your run is go easy for the first five minutes and then stop and take a few minutes to strech both of then,but just a easy strech.Then when you get back make sure you ice them for about 15 minutes.For...

Jogging & Running: Just some advice and a question., baked potatoe, dried figs
baked potatoe, dried figs, tummy exercises: hI sELIM I would not put straps of weights on ankels to injure yourself. U can carry hand weights while running, that is safe. Eat a fig bar like u said u eat. After workouts, they sound perfectly good to sculptureing, eat a big sald with low fat or...

Jogging & Running: advice, speed workout, proper rest
speed workout, proper rest, medium pace: I don t know how to tell you if 26:35 is good or not for your 5K time as a 9th grader, the best I can tell you is just try to improve upon it. Each cross-country athlete has their own capabilities & talents, its why not everyone is a 16 minutes or less...

Jogging & Running: aerobics question, heart target, target rate
heart target, target rate, beats per minute: hi david YOUR DOING WELL WITH EXERCISE BUT BODY FAT DEPENDS ON SEX, AGE,WEIGHT ETC. SO I JUST WENT VIA THE NET FOR A FEW SITES FOR YOU TO FIGURE IT OUT AND SET GOALS TO ACHIEVE WHAT IT SHOULD BE? http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/body_comp/a/aa090200a.htm...

Jogging & Running: alternating running and jogging, cardio workout, consistent efforts
cardio workout, consistent efforts, proper balance: Hi Clay First what your doing is ok for weight loss,but if you really want to make a big dent more rapidly,than i suggest you work up to 1 and 1/2 hours steady walking and jogging three times a week and then fill in with your normal program.There is no downside...

Jogging & Running: going from altitude to sea live, partial pressure of oxygen, red blood cell
partial pressure of oxygen, red blood cell, altitude training: Hi Jeff The following advice: There s plenty of information available about the benefits (or not) of altitude training, but no consensus regarding the degree of fitness gained. I ll convey information on the topic from theory, research, and my own experience....

Jogging & Running: ankle injury or just needing to build up?, peroneal tendon, touch success
peroneal tendon, touch success, easy jogging: Hi Carrie You have just added a new level of training to your musculature, tendons,ligaments surrounding your ankle for stabilty and support.Also the peroneal tendon.Yes carrie it is directly related to your increased training effect.Your body is telling...

Jogging & Running: ankle pain, ankle sprain, ankle pain
ankle sprain, ankle pain, running shoes: I honestly can t evaluate this injury over an email, it needs attention by medical professionals. It sounds to me like an ankle sprain or slight twisting of the ankle to cause a sprain. I would seek a doctor out to see what is wrong. Rick Karboviak http://speeddialcoach.com...

Jogging & Running: ankle pain, ankle pain, vit c
ankle pain, vit c, sushil: Hi Sushil As you start a running program you are going to experience a number of situations over time as your body,musculature,tendons go thru an adaption to your level of fitness.You just have to work up gradually and ice some of the sore spots.You should...

Jogging & Running: ankle pain/ shin spints?, brent 99, shin spints
brent 99, shin spints, track workout: Hi Brent 99% sure it is shin splints.You can t run through this.This is your body talking to you,fix me,treat me.I would do the ice as often as you can and take 500mg vit c with your 3 meals a day and start some stationary bike workouts for a couple of weeks...

Jogging & Running: ankle pain, weak ankles, ankle pain
weak ankles, ankle pain, body time: Claudia, Your ankles could be weak. You may also have an issue with your running shoes. You should rest your ankles for at least a week or two without running. When they start feeling stronger again try a few things. First, head to your local running...

Jogging & Running: ankle weights, ankle weights, leg curls
ankle weights, leg curls, ll beans: Hi Derreck Forget the weights.Do leg extensions and leg curls,and squats in a gym.There is a number of good tights on the market.Nike.ll beans in maine,new balance.hind,addias.just to name a few.Google could probaly help you out. The very best to ya ...

Jogging & Running: arch pain, arch pain, left foot
arch pain, left foot, marathon: Cathy, This happens to many people. SOmetimes the arch just starts to hurt. Usually it can be fixed by stregthening it.Lay a towel on the floor. Stand at one end of it, and slowly keeping your heel in a set position, use your toes to crunch the towel in...

Jogging & Running: arches, tight muscles, good shoes
tight muscles, good shoes, stretching exercises: HELLO BARRY MAKE SURE YOU HAVE THE BEST PAIR OF JOGGING OR POWER WALKING SHOES U CAN AFFORD. I JUST BOUGHT MY DAUGHT TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR POWER WALKING SHOES, HER BACK WAS BOTHER HER, MADE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE. DO A GOOD WARM UP AND COOL DOWN. WHEN...

Jogging & Running: Base training for HS Cross Country, lactate threshold, george mason
lactate threshold, george mason, current training: Hi Scott I would stay right where you are and what your doing,but don t get to crazy.You are running a fine line at that milaege with possible stress fracture.Keep a close eye on this.They come on slowly and very easy to disregard and just keep hiting it.I...

Jogging & Running: Becoming a professional athlete, half marathons, professional athlete
half marathons, professional athlete, current training: Jenny, For 5k and 10k, you probably reach your best by age 30-32, and for marathon around 35-37. That being said, you have some years to see where you can get. In all honesty, it is hard in this country to make a go at being a professional runner. The support...

Jogging & Running: Where Do I Begin?, physical fitness activities, good fats
physical fitness activities, good fats, peace office: How are ya David First thing is...If its going to be it is up to me.Get the picture david.You begin with a well thought out detailed plan of action your commited to and not with the other half if you no what i mean.You can not succeed in life without exercise.As...

Jogging & Running: Beginner, epson salt bath, proper diet
epson salt bath, proper diet, consistent work: Hi Sara The first thing you want to keep in mind is to have a lot of patience and don t be in a hurry because the body makes changes at its pace based on your consistent work and proper diet.You will reach what ever level of fitness you are shooting for over...

Jogging & Running: Beginner Runner already has knee pain, beginner runner, albuquerque new mexico
beginner runner, albuquerque new mexico, knee caps: Hi Michele There are a couple of things it could be such as patella tendonitis,chondromalicia.It is hard to pin point with your description,but it sounds to me like a little chondromalicia with some tendonitis of some of the ligaments and tracking problems.After...

Jogging & Running: Beginner, good shoes, rule of thumb
good shoes, rule of thumb, time run: Hi Barry Running is a wonderful sport that is very enjoyable. For those starting, the first thing I suggest is a visit to their doctor to determine if they are able to start a running program. Depending how active you are currently would depend on where...

Jogging & Running: Blood blisters on "ring finger" toe, blood blisters, blood blister
blood blisters, blood blister, pinky toe: Hi Casey This sounds to me like your running shoes are to tight and not leaving any room for your foot to spread on impact.Get yourself some new shoes and make sure they fit you properly.Let me know how that works.If you have other questions just get in touch....

Jogging & Running: Blue toe from running, red hot flame, hi ed
red hot flame, hi ed, new shoes: Hi Ed More than likley it will disipate on its own,but if you want to take immediate action to releave the presure You can puncture the nail.Sterilize a sharp needle or paper clip by heating it in a red hot flame and use it immediatly to melt the nail directly...

Jogging & Running: Body Composition, age group awards, population norms
age group awards, population norms, high endurance: Dear Dan, The body fat standards are high. Since your high endurance days you were in the lower range of the body fat standards. I use 16% as average, but the average is high as based on population norms. Use non-impact exercises (walking, swimming, biking,...

Jogging & Running: Body Fat, body fat percentage, areobics
body fat percentage, areobics, sit ups: HI PHILLIP BESIDES JUST RUNNING, U MUST CUT THE FATS U EAT ALSO. U SHOULD BE WORKING ON THE SIDE AT A GYM ON SOME MACHINES, WORK UP A GOOD SWEAT TO TURN FAT INTO MUSCLE. I BELIEVE RUNNING TONES MORE AFTER YOU HAVE MUSCLE THAN TURNING FAT INTO MUSCLE. JUST...

Jogging & Running: Body fat (%), body fat percentage, seafood chicken
body fat percentage, seafood chicken, sugary foods: Kaitlyn, For your size and height I would say it is likely a little high. How much do you weigh?? Everyone is different, however, at a young age, you should probably be around the 14-16% level. Staying active and fit will keep you in line. The most important...

Jogging & Running: Bone Spur, right shoes, extreme situations
right shoes, extreme situations, podiatrist: Hi Noriya You can use a heel cup which might reduce the discomfort.You can also have a cortsone injection which respond quite well in extreme situations like yours.I would consult with a podiatrist Noriya.Just don t give up on it. To your success John...

Jogging & Running: Boston Marathon and Weight Loss, endurance exercises, endurance levels
endurance exercises, endurance levels, boston marathon: Hi Chloe With your schedule you need a lot of energy,so forget the diet.Just keep up with what your eating now.I don t no your plans for a finishing time or your training scedule,but to enhance your finishing time and cut some fat,i would recomend a once...

Jogging & Running: Breathing technique, young stud, breathing technique
young stud, breathing technique, adaption: Hi Jenise Your body and energy systems will adapt overtime at their own pace,so the most important thing is a lot of patience and being consistent with your program as the old runner becomes a young stud again.You just go at what ever pace you feel confortable...

Jogging & Running: Bummed :-(, push ups, cardiopulmonary system
push ups, cardiopulmonary system, fitness test: Delicia, You need to do strength workouts on the track. Run 10 X 200m (1/2 lap) with a 200m jog between each. Gradually increase the speed of the hard ones...not all out, but hard. A few days later, run 6 X 400m ( one lap) hard with 400m rest between each....

Jogging & Running: Burning Fat, body doesn, heart rate
body doesn, heart rate, losing weight: Armando, The body doesn t begin to burn fat until after 30 minutes or so of exercise. Until then, it burns sugar stores in the body. That being said, the best for losing weight is to run for extended periods of time. Even if it is slow, running 45-60 minutes...

Jogging & Running: Burning Feet, nerve damage, burning feet
nerve damage, burning feet, new shoes: Hi Erin I do know what you mean,and experienced it myself years ago.I don t have a hard and fast answer since there are many causes.The one that sticks out for really serious athletes who are always pushing hard is nerve damage.I would suggest for you to...

Jogging & Running: Bursitis From Overuse....., leg curls, resting heart rate
leg curls, resting heart rate, fitness regime: Hey Gerard The heart doesn t no what cardio program your on so it boils down to what you enjoy most and will continue in the years to come with out getting injured.My preference has allways been running but i am not you. Here is my opinion.Your knee s are...

Jogging & Running: bad calf pain, soccer practice, calf pain
soccer practice, calf pain, fitness gym: Hi Maria Its more than likely a good strain.I would recommend you use a stationary bike to maintain your fitness level for the next couple of weeks with no soccer and gym class untill it heals up.After 2 weeks you can test the waters with it.Do not stretch...

Jogging & Running: off to basic combat training soon, justin zwick, basic combat training
justin zwick, basic combat training, fat camp: Justin, You won t overtrain with that workload. The body can do amazing things. I used to run 15-20 miles day in and day out, with the majority of them being quick interval type miles. That being said, the bigger someone is, the weight usually comes...

Jogging & Running: beginner w/glute pain, glute pain, salt baths
glute pain, salt baths, streching: Hi terry Make sure you do a complete warm down and strech all over.The pain in glute is probably where the hamstring inserts.The streching will really help.You can also take some epson salt baths.You can get the salts in your local pharmacy.Take 500mg of...

Jogging & Running: beginner, home exercise, leg lifts
home exercise, leg lifts, docter: HI CLINTON RUNNING WOULD BE BAD WITH A KNEE INJURY. I WOULD FIRST AND FOREMOST CONSULT WITH MY DOCTER BEFORE A RUNNING PROGRAM. I PERSONALLY WOULD POWER WALK WITH ARMS FLYING AT MY SIDES AND WORK UP TO MY GOALS I SET FOR MYSELF. I WOULD BIKE RIDE IN BETWEEN...

Jogging & Running: beginning to run again, minute blocks, walking time
minute blocks, walking time, knee injuries: I d start with intervals of walking & running, in order to break-in more smoothly to the training of it. Too many past runners will assume they can just get back into it, and get tanked very quickly because of the increase in demand on their body. Since...

Jogging & Running: best advice from your lifetime, whelping puppies, health reasons
whelping puppies, health reasons, german shepherds: Hi Troy Sorry so late pc problems as usual? I am going now on 66 years old and breeding German Shepherds, I keep myself so busy I have no time to think. Years ago I took Taekwondo for three years and was one belt from being a black belt, I jogged, rode...

Jogging & Running: best surface, certified fitness instructor, beginner runner
certified fitness instructor, beginner runner, concrete sidewalk: Hi Darlene Well thank you honey so much for the nice words. I am now an old lady, used to take Taekwondo for 3 years I lived and breathed it, one more belt and I would of been a black belt, but the Arthritis kicked in and stopped it all when we started to...

Jogging & Running: which is better?, swimming workout, knee operations
swimming workout, knee operations, exercise bike: Hi Colin I would recomend you do the exercise bike over the swimming to max your weight loss.The duration of your rides should be as long as you can tolerate.2 hour rides is a great target to shoot for.Your an athlete, so just go for it colin and be patient...

Jogging & Running: big toe goes numb, running shoes, big toe
running shoes, big toe, running shoe: Hi nicole It would apear to me that your shoes are to tight and not leaving enought room for your foot to spread on planting of shoe.Your pinching a nerve.The most important thing is allowing enought room for your foot to spread on contact and that the shoe...

Jogging & Running: big toe goes numb, running shoes, big toe
running shoes, big toe, running shoe: Nicole, The right type of running shoe depends on your foot. What may be happening is that a nerve is being affected. If it continues you may want to see a physician. I don t think that it would be your shoe, but it could be. Is it more than just your...

Jogging & Running: black toe, expantion, cindy
expantion, cindy, marathon: Cindy Not serious cindy but could lead to problems.With the increase in milage your foot is expanding and spreading and your shoe s are probably to tight leaving no room for expantion except jaming your toe s.You probably need a little larger shoe.This is...

Jogging & Running: out of breath during running, asthma, oxygen
asthma, oxygen: Amy, If it is difficulty with breathing then you would need to check with a doctor about that. If you just get tired, then slow down some and work your way back up gradually. It might just be an issue of too much too quickly. Slow down and see if that...

Jogging & Running: breathing, breathing technique, cramp
breathing technique, cramp, cramps: Hi Carly The first thing i need from you is your BIO in regards to your training and your program as miles per week,diet,date of marathon....And past history of racing and what distance.To answer your question......Your breathing has to be directly related...

Jogging & Running: breathing, hi adam, mile time
hi adam, mile time, height weight: Hi Adam First you have to tell me more about your program of running,and second a little about your self such as height weight age how long you have been running etc.Get back to me with the info and we will pick it up from there. Best to ya Joh...

Jogging & Running: brusing, muscules, calfs
muscules, calfs, running shoes: Hi pat You didn t tell me your height,to see how the ratio is.Its not so much the shoes as to your condition .Did you use the incline?which could effect the calfs.It doesn t seem serious.Just strain.Apply ice for about 10 minutes for a few days.Once your...

Jogging & Running: building endurance, smokers age, weight diet
smokers age, weight diet, proccess: Hi Randee You have to be patient and consistent.Your body adapts over time.Just enjoy the proccess and it will come to you in time.When is a very individual thing based on many factors such as weight,diet,smoking,privious smokers,age,etc,etc.It has only been...

Jogging & Running: burning calories: running vs jogging?, burning calories, body doesn
burning calories, body doesn, size 6: Running faster will help you burn calories faster as the amount of work required by the body is more. This said, running slow for 20 minutes or running fast for 20 minutes....fast is better. However, running longer is better than shorter. The body doesn t...

Jogging & Running: Calf, extreme caution, john thanks
extreme caution, john thanks, one don: Hi Dylan This is the area where you have to use extreme caution and air on the side of patients and just test the waters from time to time.Just don t feel it is perfect and start hamering again and no hills.I would go another week.It can t hurt and only help.Streching...

Jogging & Running: Calf, calf support, chondromalacia
calf support, chondromalacia, bandage: Hi Dylan I would just keep doing what you have been doing,since it seems to be responding nicely.No support or strech bandage.It is allways hard to know when to test the waters,but that is the way it is and the price we pay for getting into the situation...

Jogging & Running: Calf muscle pain, calf muscle pain, wooden rolling pin
calf muscle pain, wooden rolling pin, warm ups: Brad, I don t know what happened with your calf as I can t diagnose an injury over a few lines in an email. The popping feel concerns me. My initial thoughts are that your muscles aren t warmed up properly before a run, and you might have done some static...

Jogging & Running: Calf Pain, pinch nerve, pins and needles
pinch nerve, pins and needles, wet cement: Hi Trina That is a pinch nerve some place.Most problems in running are directly related to alignment and tracking.I would recommend you start doing some light stretching all muscle groups and core work to to help stabilize your pelvis and back.It should go...

Jogging & Running: Calf Pain from Marathon Training, leg calf pain, dull ache
leg calf pain, dull ache, first marathon: Hi Kalan You can trace all problems by retracing back in your schedule,but the bottom line is you over did it some place.It is probably a little strain or pull.Not knowing where you are in your schedule,i would recomend biking till it heals and take 500mg...

Jogging & Running: Calf Pain, training for a half marathon, muscle cramp
training for a half marathon, muscle cramp, race pace: Hi Patti, If it s getting better, don t rush it... better to miss a few days/weeks now (and make sure your calf is ok) than to jump back into training full swing prematurely. It s hard to know the exact cause of the pain without more detail (is it a...

Jogging & Running: Calf Problems, calf cramps, massage program
calf cramps, massage program, marathon runner: Hi Jeff Some times they have tect.problems and messages don t get delivered,but not often.First thing is you have to be consistent with your program.You didn t tell me how long you have been running.This is important.It takes time starting out.I remember...

Jogging & Running: Calf pain and, numb toes, heavy legs
numb toes, heavy legs, calf pain: Hi Shauna First,most injuries come on slowly and give you signals and it is your job to interpret them before they get worse.You can trace every injury by back tracking with a lot of thought as to the route,hills,speed,shape of road,con cave,etc,track work,hill...

Jogging & Running: Calf pain during running, calf pain, calfs
calf pain, calfs, inflamation: Hi pratik First you have to be more consistent,otherwise you will allways experience start up problems.Second you want to strech out your calf after you have been running for 5 min and then again after workout.You can ice them also to reduce inflamation after...

Jogging & Running: Calf pain, epson salts, salt baths
epson salts, salt baths, self massage: Hi Dylan I don t no when your going into the army,but based on what your telling me with your calf,the best thing is just walk and ice it every opportunity you get.You just have to bite the bullet and let it heal.There is one other thing you can do which...

Jogging & Running: Calf pains, rehap, t rush
rehap, t rush, royal marines: Hi Danny You could have a slight soleus pull.The tibialis diccomfort is a slight case of shin splints.You have to take some time off and start rehaping with biking,icing and some light streching of calf,achilles.You have to let what ever in the soleus or...

Jogging & Running: Calf/shin problems, strange pain, albuquerque area
strange pain, albuquerque area, low density: I really have never experienced anything like this or know anyone who has. I would recommend a doctor but you have been already. The only thing I can think of is maybe it is a bone situation, maybe slight fracture, or low density. Try emailing my friend John,...

Jogging & Running: Calf size, calf size, stretching exercises
calf size, stretching exercises, calfs: dear Angeline To strech your calfs you want to face the wall and place your feet about 18 to 24 inches away then lean forward and place your hands on the wall and then slightly relax your knees and then you should feel a strech in the calfs.Just keep making...

Jogging & Running: Calf, army test, little tears
army test, little tears, shin splints: Congratulations Dylan...I remember you That is fantastic...great job.A strain is microscopic little tears in the tissues.Ice ice ice.The other is probably shin splints.A weakness in the muscle tissue surounding the bone.Again,ice ice ice. The very best...

Jogging & Running: Calorie/carb, atkins diet, grueling days
atkins diet, grueling days, medium frame: sabrina....thanks for responding....First thing you can not micromanage your diet.this is not a way to live.You just have to get the right balance of carb.protein fat.you will know when it is right when you feel satisfied thru out the day.the dizy feeling...

Jogging & Running: Calve pain: jogging using only forefeet, tight calves, calistenics
tight calves, calistenics, tarahumara tribe: Rob, I ve read that article or one like it before. Beleive it or not, barefoot running gives you the most natural, efficient form. However, the Tarahumara and the Kenyans, etc are usually barefoot most of their lives. They grow up barefoot, run barefoot,...

Jogging & Running: Camelback, connective tissues, added stress
connective tissues, added stress, musculature: Hi Jerry The answer is know,as long as you realize you have to maintain some additional prevention exercises to compensate for the added stress it puts on the musculature,tendons, connective tissues,If you have any other questions just get in touch Jerry....

Jogging & Running: Camelback, camelbacks, running community
camelbacks, running community, peace of mind: Jerry, First, running with a camelback will over time affect your form in a negative way. Adding unnatural weight can lead to injury, and when you add the fact that the weight will constantly be changing as you run (due to less water) I really wouldn t...

Jogging & Running: Camelback, time length, mile loop
time length, mile loop, peace of mind: Jerry, I guess it depends on the time & length of your running and how much liquid you have in there. To be cautious in advice, I d advise using it about half-full to 3/4 full. If it too uncomfortable, it will most likely cause an issue. However, I also...

Jogging & Running: Chondal Malacia Patellae, knee joints, futher questions
knee joints, futher questions, yoga instructors: Hi Nikki Your situation can be corrected and you will be as good as new ,but it is going to be required of you to have a lot of patience and be consistent with your rehabbing.Everybody heals at a different rate depending on severity of the injury so it is...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia???, leg curls, ligament damage
leg curls, ligament damage, hand weights: Hi Dan I would based on your description take the rehap route with out question.The most important thing is being consistent,with lots of patience.I would also avoid any activity other that the rehap work till your solid gold again.Your playing with fire...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia, runners knee, running on a treadmill
runners knee, running on a treadmill, bike ok: Hi David You will be as good as new and be able to do anything you want to do if you slow down and set a side some time to properly rehap your situation as i have out lined in the postings i have copied for you.Also get off the oxaprozin right away.Take...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia, spin bikes, stationary bikes
spin bikes, stationary bikes, spin bike: Hi Manon Question...1 No,the body gets rid of it along the way,and thats why you want a constant flow. Question...2 I was talking about a regular stationary bike.I never have been on a spin bike,but it seems like it would do the job,but without riding one...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia ( have read the other entires here), jumping rope, allternative
jumping rope, allternative, brighter days: Hi Mallika There comes a time when we have to put some of the things on hold to enjoy brighter days down the road and beyond.This is just part of being an athlete,and if you over do it from time to time as you have just like the rest of us at times,rehabbing...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia.. I think, scott lowe, activity id
scott lowe, activity id, pain in the knees: Hi Jeff You don t have a choice,except to get busy and start the rehabbing if you ever expect to be active again.And yes you probably do have chondromalacia.I have copied some case history,cause,prescription to take care of it,testimonials for your consideration.If...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia worsened by elliptical?, eliptical machine, informative answers
eliptical machine, informative answers, stationary bike: Hi Joy Discontinue the elliptical and the treadmill and work with the bike.I would also stop with the quad work.It is the best tool to get you back,and it will also work the quads nicely.I don t no how long you have been rehabbing,but this requires a lot...

Jogging & Running: Chondromalicia Solution Questions, myofacial release, bar tending
myofacial release, bar tending, muscle imbalances: Hi Gina Thanks for the great explanation.It makes my job so much easier.Also your performances are fantastic,GREAT JOB.Question number 1...nobody can answer that..You just have to keep testing the water from time to time.My self years ago with chondromalacia...

Jogging & Running: Chronic knee pain, chronic knee pain, rehap
chronic knee pain, rehap, scott lowell: Hi Jason Most knee problems with the knee are related to tracking and proper balance of the musulature.This is why you felt good on the 100k.Your calf and hamstring situation is probably a slight case of sciatica,and streching is the right thing to do.In...

Jogging & Running: Clicking in the knee when walking, especially loud when walking up stairs, walking up stairs, scott lowell
walking up stairs, scott lowell, activity gym: Hi Kel Here is what i recommend kel,i have copied some case historys cause,prescription on how to take care of it with testimonials for you to follow.The most important thing is to have a great deal of patience and being consistent to get back to running.If...

Jogging & Running: Clicking Near Ankle While Running, peroneal tendon, google
peroneal tendon, google, eliptical: Hi Steve It seems to me based on your description that it is your peroneal tendon.Rather than me explain the long involved situation and what to do,i recomend you google peroneal tendon and get all the facts.I had it my self years ago.If you have other questions...

Jogging & Running: Constant Knee pain, knee caps, marble floor
knee caps, marble floor, taking the pills: Hi Gayathri First stop taking medication.This only mask what your trying to correct.You Have a slight case of chondromalacia.I have copied some case history,cause,prescription to take care of it with testimonials.You have to have a lot of patience and be...

Jogging & Running: Continueous Calf Muscle Twiching, calf muscles, calf muscle
calf muscles, calf muscle, marathons: Hi John I really think you have nothing to worry about.This might sound to easy,but get a bottle of calciun magnesium and and start using it.Diet allways plays a big roll in the training process.This does work well.Let me know how it works for you John. ...

Jogging & Running: Correct work out approach?, decent workout, recreational basketball
decent workout, recreational basketball, workout plan: Hi Andri I think it looks like a nice balanced schedule,except you need a little more ab work for the six pack.The one thing you did not mention is your diet.With out the right diet the six pack is going to be trailing behind.The other thing is if you have...

Jogging & Running: Cramp on treadmill, calf muscle cramp, calf muscles
calf muscle cramp, calf muscles, tonic water: Hi Emma Your calf muscles will adapt in time.What i would recommend is stop from time to time when your working out and stretch out your calfs untill the problem discipates.Also start taking 500mg of vit c with your three meals a day.Also after your workout...

Jogging & Running: Cramping, shin muscles, free walking
shin muscles, free walking, shin bone: Hi Janet You have shin splints,which over time will cease.Generally this happens with people new to jogging or walking,but you can do a few things to expedite the healing proccess. 1..Ice your shins after all workouts 2..Take 500mg of vitimin c with your...

Jogging & Running: Cramping in calf muscles, hal higdon, muscular stress
hal higdon, muscular stress, calf muscles: Hi Eugene You didn t mention the times you ran,10k, half marathon,marathon.One thing i noticed is running in a nature center in which i will assume is a soft surface such as dirt gravel or grass etc.If this is correct you have to get a fair amount of your...

Jogging & Running: Cramping on right side, abdominal muscle, fitness club
abdominal muscle, fitness club, kidney: Hi Corie You could of pulled a abdominal muscle,but more than likley is weak abs.Since your just getting back into it this is not unusal from time to time.Start a really good ab program and let me know how it works.You could see results very fast. All...

Jogging & Running: Cramping, abdominal muscles, meat products
abdominal muscles, meat products, cramps: Hi Jennifer This usually happens with those who are new to running.I remember well the start up problems.That being said,a lot of that is do to weak abdominal muscles.The other thing is possibly running to soon after eating.Also meat products are very slow...

Jogging & Running: Creatine, creatine, right direction
creatine, right direction: Hi Bill I don t know anything about you and what your trying to accomplish.Perhaps if you give me some stats on your self and your intended goals,i can guide in the right direction.To answer your question,this is a very controversial supplement.Let me know...

Jogging & Running: Creatine and Running, 5k runner, water weight
5k runner, water weight, creatine: Creatine has no real benefit for runners. For one, it is known to add water weight to the body, which is detrimental for a runner s performance. Extra weight to carry around will only have the chance of slowing down your performance, I believe. For a runner,...

Jogging & Running: Creatine, well balanced diet, recreational athletes
well balanced diet, recreational athletes, creatine: Hi Barry, I have never taken creatine. I ve just read the pros and cons about it. The main con being that it can dehydrate you and cause cramping if you are not hydrating properly while taking it. Creatine is protein, so if you are not getting enough protein,...

Jogging & Running: Cross Country Advice, shortage of breath, country advice
shortage of breath, country advice, inhaler: Cassi, You should definitely see a doctor. I have two reasons too. First, your doctor can give you an inhaler to control your asthma if it gets bad and can also give you an inhaler to improve your asthma. Second, you need your leg looked at by a doctor....

Jogging & Running: Cross Country Running, cc athletes, mileage programs
cc athletes, mileage programs, high school cross country: Is she actually running 7 days a week with the team? I assume its 5 days, Mon-Fri. Even then, some kids may be able to handle this much, while others need rest days in-between, or at least some lesser mileage. I hope there is some kind of coach that s leading...

Jogging & Running: calcaneous fracture, stress fracture, calcaneous fracture
stress fracture, calcaneous fracture, broken ankle: Jackie, Not sure about these. Follow your doctor s advice. I had a broken ankle once and ran in the grass a little a day with the cast on even....but then again I am a little crazy. I don t remember being out 3 months, so I realy couldn t tell you. The...

Jogging & Running: calf cramping, first half marathon, calves
first half marathon, calves, time off: Hi Carly What you are experencing is a start up situation as your body adapt s to the level of training that you are doing.Starting adding 500mg of vit c to your 3 meals a day will enhance your recovery of tissue s tendonds,cells.The bottom line Carly is...

Jogging & Running: calf injury, allternative, calf injury
allternative, calf injury, exercise bike: Hi Robert Your description tells me shin splints robert.I don t no how bad,and possibly could be just strained tissue,but don t think so.If you press the area and it is tender,that is probably the clue.Considering your race is around the corner may 6th,i...

Jogging & Running: calf injury, achilles tendon, muscle pull
achilles tendon, muscle pull, ski machine: Hi Mike Your pushing your body to the entire limits, please do alot of stretching before and after and a long cool down. The heated up muscles must cool down properly or else. It sounds like you have pulled badly or ruined a ligement that might need some...

Jogging & Running: Left calf muscle pain, calf muscle pain, ligaments and tendons
calf muscle pain, ligaments and tendons, mid 50s: Brad, You should start a regular stretching program as you age to help keep ligaments and tendons flexible and limber. Icing after working out and taking ibuprofen if there is discomfort or swelling will definitely help. Start a new program slowly and you...

Jogging & Running: calf muscle twitches and spasms, falling arches, muscle twitches
falling arches, muscle twitches, low calcium: Wlcome to the running world christy Just be patience and it will all come together.Now to your questions.Bottom line your diet and weight will definitly play a big role in your success and enjoying your running in the years ahead.Yes in regards to spasm in...

Jogging & Running: calf mussle tightness, mussle, jeana
mussle, jeana, musculature: Hi Jeana When just starting out it takes time for the musculature to adapt.When you start out after 5 minutes stop and stretch your calf for a couple of minutes and also when you finish.You can ice them also after your run.Also start taking 500mg vit c with...

Jogging & Running: calf pain---HELP!, leg calf pain, half marathons
leg calf pain, half marathons, first marathon: Peggy Iwrote a long response to your situation and hit the wrong button and lost it.Since time is of the essence could you give me a call and i will cover every thing for you if thats ok.No charge for this call.If this is not ok i will put it in writting...

Jogging & Running: calf and back pain, calf muscles, strengthening exercises
calf muscles, strengthening exercises, margie: Hi Susan: the key to pain free calves is warming up slowly into your running, try walking a couple of blocks first and stretching well after your run. Also sometime it is a sign that your shoes are wearing out....time to replace them perhaps This may...

Jogging & Running: calve pain when jogging, college basketball, calves
college basketball, calves, treadmill: Amy, It could definitely be lactic acid, if you are really sprinting. However, believe it or not, it could be that you have your shoes tied to tight as well....cutting off the circulation in your feet. I would honestly say you should take a few days off...

Jogging & Running: cardio, marathon runners, rest breaks
marathon runners, rest breaks, shins: 1. Shins can be sore due to the stress of running, because of the great forces that are being absorbed. 2. It is not the same type of soreness as muscle building. If that was the case, marathon runners who run for miles upon miles, wouldn t get skinnier....

Jogging & Running: chondro malacia patella, walking lunges, yoga instructors
walking lunges, yoga instructors, malacia: Hi Lisa The stationary bike is without question the best tool to rehab your knee and getting back tracking properley.The most important thing in your situation and rehabbing is a ton of patience and being consistent in you workouts.I have copied some case...

Jogging & Running: chondromalacia, new york city marathon, york city marathon
new york city marathon, york city marathon, mg vitamin c: Hi Jessica First i want to tell you that at one time over 20 years ago i to was totally frustrated with this chondromalaica,but i didn t no what it was and to my surprise neither did four so called medical professionals.I started my persuit with the med books...

Jogging & Running: chrondral malatia, strengthening exercises, long distances
strengthening exercises, long distances, knee pain: Hi Christina You do not have to live with your situation,and if you have a ton of patience and are consistent with the rehabbing described in the following info i have copied for you on some case history s and a recent inquiry just a couple of days ago with...

Jogging & Running: 'clicky ankle', peroneal tendons, peroneal tendon
peroneal tendons, peroneal tendon, physical education instructor: Hi Michael More than likely you have have a subluxating peroneal tendon.Surprised your doctor couldn t figure this out.It occurs when the peroneal tendons are dislocated from their normal groove behind the fibula component of the ankle.This is probably the...

Jogging & Running: coaching tips, comitment, mile races
comitment, mile races, introductory letter: How are ya coach Dawn The experience good or bad will be based on your pre planning and developing a line of comunication with the kids and the parents a like starting right now. The more you treat this as a serious comitment,and even thought they are kids,...

Jogging & Running: college runner, spencer johnson md, vision of victory
spencer johnson md, vision of victory, elite runner: Hi Lindsay First thing is add 500mg of vitimin C to your three meals a day.This is like gold for runners.I would develope a schedule of walking just like your foundation work with a long walk of 2 1/2 hours.Medium race walking.You have many years in front...

Jogging & Running: cramp, digestive system, cramp
digestive system, cramp, cramps: HELLO DARCIE RUN BEFORE YOU EAT.........PERIOD! IT TAKES SOME 8 HOURS FOR FOOD TO DIGEST, U MIGHT HAVE A SENSETIVE STOMACH OR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM YOU DID NOT KNOW ABOUT. RUN BEFORE EATING THEN WAIT AN HOUR TO EAT YOUR MEAL AFTER RUNNING AND SEE IF THIS WORKS,...

Jogging & Running: Is my current running/strength combo correct?, decent workout, recreational basketball
decent workout, recreational basketball, workout plan: Andri, I really can t tell you if its worthwhile with just a small snapshot of the program. I have no weights, sets or reps to go by, just body parts being worked. That being said, I really can t say much about it, other than it looks like you re getting...

Jogging & Running: Declining Performance, good fats, repair cells
good fats, repair cells, acomplishment: Dear richard First thing get not running out of your vocabulary.Second my hat is off to you with your acomplishment.I know how tough it has been since i was there 28 years ago and 24 marathons and 400 to 500 race s later 7 days a week still hiting it hard.Keep...

Jogging & Running: Deep calf pain, body fat content, excercise bike
body fat content, excercise bike, active athlete: Hi Ben You know the problem and also that you are a little impatient.The key to staying injury free is constantly being aware that you have to do the pre and post run rituals to stay ahead of the down time.Your calf will heal in do time, but unless you get...

Jogging & Running: Distance Running, meat and potatoes, rest work
meat and potatoes, rest work, time james: Hi James You have a great height weight for becoming a good solid runner.You can allways find the time for another couple of days running if it is important enought to you.You find the time.The pace is not important when your building a solid foundation.You...

Jogging & Running: Dry heaves while running, minute mile pace, breakfast lunch dinner
minute mile pace, breakfast lunch dinner, dry heaves: Hi Rhonda To give you some answers i need a little more info such as height, weight, age,food intake, breakfast, lunch, dinner.water consumption,when you run,time of day,and last,how soon do you run after you eat.Were you a smoker? Get me this info and we...

Jogging & Running: Dry heaving/Gagging/Coughing during daily run, dry heave, second hand smoke
dry heave, second hand smoke, effort level: Hi Regina I have answered questions like this before which you can find in my questions answered area,but yours seems a little different considering your experience.Certain foods will defintly have an effect as to the time before run.I don t have a solid...

Jogging & Running: Dry heaving, vomiting center, dry heaves
vomiting center, dry heaves, metabolic products: Hi Timmy Your problem is somewhat common when your running a pace which is a little over your head and then you push even harder at the end.You just have to watch your comfort level toward the end and don t push so hard.Even pace all the way produces the...

Jogging & Running: Dull Hamsting Pain, training for a half marathon, skeleton system
training for a half marathon, skeleton system, speed work: Hi Lindsay Training properly for a marathon takes a great toll on the complete muscular skeleton system and it appears to me your body has not recovered from that effort in july.I recommend you block out 3 months and get back to just easy running,no intensity...

Jogging & Running: Dysuria, normal urine output, constant struggle
normal urine output, constant struggle, backgound: Sam: First of all my background is not in the medicine dept. so I would suggest you see your family doctor. It does sound however that you became hydrated. You may have been drinking, however just not enough liquid. Remember, you were out there for 7...

Jogging & Running: Dysuria, normal urine output, constant struggle
normal urine output, constant struggle, backgound: Hi Sam Yes, I think you did a wrong turn running this race dehydrated and getting worse. I suggest now u have your kidneys xrays or an IVP run on them, and the bladder checked for u were so dry and kept running thirsy, you know then your already gone....

Jogging & Running: days of running, gold medalists, day six
gold medalists, day six, world record holders: Tammy, if you are serious abut training, you shuld train 7 days a week. I ran twice a day, six days a week, and once on Sundays for 6 years straight. I lived with World Record holders and Gold medalists, and they all trained 7 days week. The people that...

Jogging & Running: deep calf pain, calf pain, constant attention
calf pain, constant attention, running shoes: Hi Lori The infrastructure and the musculature,tendons,connective tissue all work toghther.If you have problems in one area you can bet something else will pop up directely related.The key is to keep everything balanced so you don t overload one area.Are...

Jogging & Running: deep calf pain, training for a half marathon, epson salts
training for a half marathon, epson salts, muscle cramp: Hi Lorie You are right about the rest,but i would do some active rest.The best tool i have found is an exercise bike and just do the same training in time that you do on the roads including speed and the long run.I would give it 3 to 4 weeks before you test...

Jogging & Running: How did you design your biking program?, light resistance, high tension
light resistance, high tension, great shape: Hi Jeff I was in great shape 80 to 90 miles a week setting PR s and ready for a low sub 3 hr marathon in 6 weeks in NYC when it happened.So i really didn t ease into it,i just kept hitting it hard and as i always do and recommend use percieved effort and...

Jogging & Running: I don't have asthma, but..., lower abdomen, shredded wheat
lower abdomen, shredded wheat, menstrual cramps: Hi Raquel You are the kind of athlete i just love to work with and are hard to fine.I really got a great sense of your burning desire and excitement with a clear vision of what direction you want to travel and what you want to accomplish.The things i saw...

Jogging & Running: Ear Pain, push ups, blood preasure
push ups, blood preasure, ear pain: Hi Jack I think you got me there.I have never heard of this in all my years.The one thing that could be is your blood preasure.You should moniter it for a while.Good would be 125/76.Your program looks fine as long as your consistent and be patient. Best...

Jogging & Running: Elliptical?, workout intensity, metabolism rates
workout intensity, metabolism rates, telling me the truth: Natasha, As far as the accuracy of those machines, I would recommend not believing them. They just give a general guideline, as everyone s bodies are different, metabolism rates are different, etc and the workout intensity plays a large part as well. Elliptical...

Jogging & Running: ETA to marathon?, upper body strength, speedy reply
upper body strength, speedy reply, weight train: dear julian Four to five months is plenty of time to train properly and your times in the 10k and half marathon indicate to me a 3.15 is doable with the proper training. As far as motivation goes.If the end result benifit is strong enough it should not...

Jogging & Running: Exercise Routine, marathon training program, excercise program
marathon training program, excercise program, half marathon: Hi Sonya Thanks for the info,good detail.Due to the closeness of the race and your running schedule,i would recomend you hold off on a more challendging weight program at this time.I do however see no reason why you can t work with a program that covers all...

Jogging & Running: Exercise and recovery, fitness maintenance, protein supplements
fitness maintenance, protein supplements, recuperation: Dear Kris, You must balance your exercise routines with adequate rest and recovery or you will overtrain (experiencing fatigue, staleness, elevated resting heart rate, irritability, insomnia and decreased appetite.) Sleep is important, as you stated,...

Jogging & Running: Extreme burning in calves while jogging-URGENT, shin splint, leg muscles
shin splint, leg muscles, high cholesterol: Hi Damon At this point,if you stand any chance to recover in time for the 14th would be to completely stop training and spend as much time iceing,no heat.No streching,it has been streched enough.Get some epson salts from your pharmacy and start some baths.Just...

Jogging & Running: What to eat before a run, volunteer firefighter, quality breakfast
volunteer firefighter, quality breakfast, protein powders: Hi Pat I think you would enjoy your running more and you would feel less trashed at the end of your run if you just ran easy and relaxed.Just run on empty.Stick with water.The most important meal for some one with your kind of schedule is make sure you get...

Jogging & Running: eatting plan for a new(ish) runner, camp lejune, john dehart
camp lejune, john dehart, good fats: dear greg From one ex marine to another don t worry about changing your diet.The most important thing is getting a good balance carbs protein and good fats vitimins and minerals and plenty of water.Your ten pounds will come off as you increase your traing...

Jogging & Running: endurance, time was 1, middle distance
time was 1, middle distance, sprinters: You start flailing your arms and your legs get pains because you are maxxed out and feeling the effects of lactic acid buildup. This starts usually when you are breathing heavy. The reason you are ut of shape is because you slacked off. You will be fine by...

Jogging & Running: exercise, police foundations, poor circulation
police foundations, poor circulation, stress test: Laura, There are many reasons that this could happen. It could be poor circulation. It could be a problem with the heart (causing poor circulation). It could be a number of different things. I would suggest that he see a doctor. Inquire about a stress...

Jogging & Running: exercise, world class runners, balance nutrition
world class runners, balance nutrition, shin splints: Hi Jeff Your opening statement was a first and very thoughtfull.Thank you very much,life is good and i m in excellent health. Questions 1..When you start out you will feel many things and shin splints can be one of them.ice,ice,ice after workouts. 2..no...

Jogging & Running: exercise intensity, alternate days, stressor
alternate days, stressor, dr christopher: Dear Pippa, It all depends on the length of your previous conditioning, the time of your illness, your state of recovery (are you 100% healthy?) and your physiological ability to handle the stresses of running so much so soon after a lay-off. Remember...

Jogging & Running: exercise, wheat germ, oat meal
wheat germ, oat meal, balance food: dear tracey first thing you have to approach this for the long haul and do not get impatience.your condition didn t happen overnight and isn t going away right away.second diets do not work.when you eat properly and consistenly over time your body will reward...

Jogging & Running: exercising daily, diet section, low fat milk
diet section, low fat milk, daily routine: Hi Ralph. Sit ups are great toners exercises, jumping jacks, jogging in place or if u have a treadmill uphill use it that way. Play music to movivate you to move, watch the creams, gravies, breads, sugars, carbs, fat off meat and low fat milk. Go to the...

Jogging & Running: Fast twitch muscles, muscle fibres, fast twitch muscles
muscle fibres, fast twitch muscles, playing soccer: Hi Barry Sorry no fast twich,just getting fitter.Yes you will be more effective on the field.Don t worry about the goal barry,just keep ajusting your program as far as duration and speed and it will take care of itself.Just enjoy the process and losing those...

Jogging & Running: Feet on desk causing knee problems?, wrap ace bandage, strength training program
wrap ace bandage, strength training program, workout routine: It could be one or more things: The posture with the laptop is most likely a contributor to the problem, and another may be just a lack of strength in the knee joint as well. I would do the RICE method of rest, ice, compress, & elevation for your knee. simply...

Jogging & Running: First Marathon Jitters, marine corps marathon, marathon runners
marine corps marathon, marathon runners, first marathon: Hi Megan First,what your going thru is normal as to have you prepared properly.The real question is have you trained properly, and that is what is getting you nervous.Let me answer the question the way i do with my athletes as they move forward to there...

Jogging & Running: My First Marathon, first marathon, fanny pack
first marathon, fanny pack, hilly course: Hi Tedd First tell me how long you have been training for this and how many miles you have put in.Also your height weight age and your aprox time you feel you can finish and any races leading up to this marathon.Last which marathon is it and is it a hilly...

Jogging & Running: Fluid/blood in knee, bursas, stationary bike
bursas, stationary bike, bike rides: Hi Pradeep There is nothing wrong with running,but from time to time you will have to deal with situations and take care of them so they don t get worst.You could have some irritated bursas.I would recommend you start doing some stationary bike rides for...

Jogging & Running: Foot ailment, foot ailment, pinched nerves
foot ailment, pinched nerves, sinsation: stoff Souds to me like pinched nerves.First you want to check your shoes to make sure your foot has enought room to expand.If it doesn t the nerves in your foot could compress and cause that sinsation.When you foot plants it imdiatly spreds to accomodate....You...

Jogging & Running: Foot Pain, causes of foot pain, pinched nerve
causes of foot pain, pinched nerve, foot doctor: Hi Jason You didn t give me in detail what activity your participating in that might of caused your foot pain.I need this info to diagnose.In regards to larger size,not to worry,just get larger size,forget the doctor.When i took up running years ago from...

Jogging & Running: Foot pain from jogging, ligaments in the foot, foot pain
ligaments in the foot, foot pain, right foot: Hi Ken Yes you can continue to train.I m pretty sure you just strained some ligaments in the foot.Just ice,ice,ice your foot after your workouts and start taking 500mg vit c with your 3 meals a day.You are just starting and your body needs time to adapt.You...

Jogging & Running: Foot pain from jogging..., plantar fasciitis, abdominal exercise
plantar fasciitis, abdominal exercise, aggrivation: Hi Kevin I think your right,it seems llike a bruise.I would back off the running and walk untill it gets under controll.I would do a lot of icing to reduce inflamation and start taking 500mg of vit,c with your 3 meals a day.Your body is talking to you,you...

Jogging & Running: Foot pain, pain in the sole, fasciitis
pain in the sole, fasciitis, foot pain: Hi Andrew The Pain and local tenderness associated with plantar usually develope on the sole near th heel.There is frequently a lump or swelling at the tender area.This could also be a little bone spur,or heal bruise.I recomend you follow my previous prescription...

Jogging & Running: Achilles Injury, achilles tendonitis, cross training
Jogging & Running: Achilles Injury, achilles tendonitis, cross training, few days

Jogging & Running: Alcohol stunting weight loss/Exercise Plateau, max heart rate, sports psychologist
Jogging & Running: Alcohol stunting weight loss/Exercise Plateau, max heart rate, sports psychologist, maintaining a healthy lifestyle

Jogging & Running: Ankle and Foot Pain, ace bandage
Jogging & Running: Ankle and Foot Pain, ace bandage

Jogging & Running: Athletic Supporter & Knee Pain, running shorts, seam
Jogging & Running: Athletic Supporter & Knee Pain, running shorts, seam, underwear

Jogging & Running: ankle pain, ankles
Jogging & Running: ankle pain, ankles

Jogging & Running: Where Do I Begin?, stomach crunches, portable cd player
Jogging & Running: Where Do I Begin?, stomach crunches, portable cd player, upper body strength

Jogging & Running: Burning Fat, balanced diet, treadmill
Jogging & Running: Burning Fat, balanced diet, treadmill, moderation

Jogging & Running: best surface, curbs, cracks
Jogging & Running: best surface, curbs, cracks, concrete

Jogging & Running: building endurance, cardio training, weight lifting
Jogging & Running: building endurance, cardio training, weight lifting, workout

Jogging & Running: Calf pain, first trust, blood clot
Jogging & Running: Calf pain, first trust, blood clot, blood test

Jogging & Running: Calf size, endurance exercises, cardio exercises
Jogging & Running: Calf size, endurance exercises, cardio exercises, vegetables and fruits

Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia, knee exercises, stretches
Jogging & Running: Chondromalacia, knee exercises, stretches, sports

Jogging & Running: Chondromalicia Solution Questions, vastus lateralis muscle, vastus medialis
Jogging & Running: Chondromalicia Solution Questions, vastus lateralis muscle, vastus medialis, exercise bike

Jogging & Running: Clicking in the knee when walking, especially loud when walking up stairs, knee replacement, 45 years
Jogging & Running: Clicking in the knee when walking, especially loud when walking up stairs, knee replacement, 45 years, knees

Jogging & Running: Constant Knee pain, uneven ground, m 65
Jogging & Running: Constant Knee pain, uneven ground, m 65, thanks john

Jogging & Running: Creatine and Running, long distance runners, creatine
Jogging & Running: Creatine and Running, long distance runners, creatine, personal experience

Jogging & Running: chondromalacia, strengthening exercises, knee brace
Jogging & Running: chondromalacia, strengthening exercises, knee brace, teenager

Jogging & Running: Dry heaving/Gagging/Coughing during daily run, vocal cord dysfunction, speech pathologist
Jogging & Running: Dry heaving/Gagging/Coughing during daily run, vocal cord dysfunction, speech pathologist, gool

Jogging & Running: Ear Pain, ear muffs, impact aerobics
Jogging & Running: Ear Pain, ear muffs, impact aerobics, low blood pressure