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  • Low Back Pain

    Low back pain is a common problem for many people. Learn what causes it and how to prevent and treat…

  • Bursitis of the Hip

    Bursitis is the painful swelling of bursae, which cushion your tendons, ligaments, and muscles. Trochanteric bursitis is swelling of the…

  • Are Sports Drinks Effective?

    Sports drinks are used by athletes, but does that mean they’re good for us? Learn what is in them and…

  • What to Eat Before and After a Workout

    Nutritionists agree that what you eat before and after exercising can impact the results of your fitness program.

  • Exercise in the City

    One approach to being active is exercising outdoors. Learn how to take advantage of what your city has to offer…

  • First Aid Kit When Your Kid Starts Sports

    Sports injuries are common with all sports. Be prepared by packing a first aid kit when your child starts playing…

  • Ankle Sprains

    An ankle sprain is a stretched or torn ligament in your ankle. It is a common injury that can be…

  • Weight-Training and Weight-Lifting Safety

    Your form is a critical part of lifting weights. Your goal should be to lift the appropriate amount of weight…

  • Shin Splints

    Shin splints are a type of pain you get in your shinbone (tibia) and connected muscles and tendons. Overuse is…

  • Shoulder Pain

    A common cause of shoulder pain is soreness of the tendon of the rotator cuff. Learn about the symptoms, causes,…

  • Eye Injuries in Sports

    Eye injuries in sports are common, especially in kids. Learn about the risks, how to prevent injuries, and when to…

  • Nutrition for Athletes

    Physical health is crucial for athletes, and so is nutrition. Learn what and how much you should be eating in…

  • Sore Muscles from Exercise

    Exercise is an important part of a healthy, active lifestyle, but it can cause muscle soreness. Learn how to treat…

  • Tips for Snowboarders

    The U.S. Snowboard Team recommends these tips for snowboarding: get in shape first, use the right equipment, and take lessons…

  • Rotator Cuff Exercises

    Your rotator cuff is made up of muscles and tendons that protect your shoulder. Learn about stretches and exercises that…

  • Running: Preventing Overuse Injuries

    Overuse injuries are common among runners. They may run too far, too fast, or too soon after an injury. Learn…