Do You Take Your Feet For Granted?

The feet are probably one of the most underappreciated parts of the body for most people. They are frequently maligned for being smelly and unattractive even though they work harder than almost any other part. For many of us, the only time our feet get attention is when they are hurting or otherwise causing problems. But if you think about it, feet have a pretty important role in our lives. For those of us who are fortunate enough to be able to use them daily, they carry around our full body weight, often for hours at a time. If we run or jump, they are required to absorb the shock of that added impact. Our feet have 33 joints that allow for varying degrees of movement, 28 bones and over 100

Why Does Running Hurt?

Running Injuries: Why They Happen and How to Prevent Them Although injury happens in every sport, it seems to be prevalent in running, especially for those who return to the sport after a long period away or those who take up the sport later in life. I’m not trying to vilify running by any means. I focus on it only because it seems to be the go-to sport for a lot of adults in their 30s and 40s. I believe there are two main reasons injuries happen in runners – improper body position and improper technique. When I say improper body position, I am referring to how your body lines up when you are standing in a relaxed stance. The human body is by no means perfectly symmetrical but it needs to be

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