Many of us spend long hours at work sitting at a desk and boosting one’s health can be quite challenging. Evidence suggests that a sedentary lifestyle can lead to cardiovascular disorders. It can take a toll on your bones and lead to obesity. In order to stay healthy or to improve health, you need to
All parents know that children are energetic in sports.  An active child enjoys to pursue continuous activities like running, jumping, and dancing. As soon as they start to walk, they are chasing balls, playing with sticks, moving rapidly and running around in an open space. Encouraging kids to stay active is now more important than
Prevent Running Injuries
You are probably someone who takes a lot of exercise, possibly in the form of running. Running is a common fitness activity and it’s a great way to get in shape, but it can also lead to injuries that diminish pleasure in exercise. As the popularity of this activity continues to increase, knowing about running-related
Back pain is a common health condition most people complain about. It is a result of an everyday activity or task done incorrectly –daily activities as common as bending from your waist, lifting heavy objects, and sitting at a computer in the same position for long hours. Back pain includes symptoms such as shooting and
Fore Foot Running
Recalling the previous post, we need to remember that the tread should be relaxed, initially falling on the ball of the foot with knee and hip slightly bent, then let the heel down under control of the calf muscles while our body moves forward and passes over our foot. This stretches the Achilles tendon and

Barefoot Running – Back to Basics

Looks like a new running technique is catching on lately. Let’s spend a few lines talking about that. What is this barefoot or forefoot running technique? How can it be that treading like running barefoot can we lessen the impact on our body? We will try to explain this a bit… Running is an activity