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What Are Shin Splints?

If your shins ache and become inflamed when you exercise, then you may be suffering from shin splints. Also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, shin splints is a condition that results after a large amount of stress has been put on your shinbone. This often occurs among athletes, but it can also occur from […]

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Common Reasons for Neck Pain

When it comes to joints or muscles, many focus on strengthening the back or legs to prevent issues and pain with aging. While those areas are certainly important to monitor, you must not forget about your neck.  The neck is important in spinal alignment and head mobility, so issues that start as neck pain can […]

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Swimming With Shoulder Pain

Compared to higher-impact physical activities like running or biking, swimming is one of the best fitness routines to deliver a full body workout; it burns a decent amount of calories, it’s refreshing, and it’s generally low-impact. However, while swimming can be easy on the body, you can risk further injury if you swim while experiencing […]

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Functional Strength Training for Sports

Functional strength training is a term used in the fitness industry to describe exercises that enable the body to better perform a specific function. Many athletes practice functional strength training exercises to condition their bodies, increase muscle memory, and enhance their performance by improve skills related to their sport such as throwing, catching, sprinting, or […]

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What Is a Hip Flexor Tear or Strain?

From bending down to pick something up off the ground to kicking a soccer ball into a goal, many of your everyday physical motions are made possible by your hips. More specifically, your hip flexors. The hip flexors are a group of muscles at the top of your thighs that allow you to bend, twist, […]

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What Are the Differences Between Beach Volleyball and Indoor Volleyball?

Summer is the perfect time to gather your family and friends for a fun and competitive game of volleyball. However, whether it be beach volleyball or indoor volleyball, you’ll want to make sure you’re playing safely. To ensure you follow the rules and avoid injury, here are some of the differences between beach and indoor […]

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What Is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis Elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition that results from tendons in your elbow being overused by constant wrist and arm movements. Contrary to popular belief, tennis players are not the only individuals who can develop Tennis Elbow. If you are concerned that you may have developed or are showing signs […]

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4 Types of Stretches

Stretching is an activity that should be a priority in any avid fitness lover’s agenda; it increases your flexibility and range of motion and can help reduce the risk of injury and muscle strain during weightlifting and running. However, many may not know that there are four distinct types of stretches—with each benefitting the body […]

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How to Protect Your Spine While Swimming and Diving During the Summer

Swimming is the ultimate summertime cool down activity, especially in Florida. Indeed, when the summer sun is shining bright, nothing beats a day in the water. However, there are several potential safety hazards that come with swimming. While drowning is typically at the top of the list of pool safety concerns, spinal cord injuries from […]

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Hand Injuries to Avoid This Summer

While the summer season is a time of relaxation and fun celebration, it also allows many people time to get work done around the house and outside. No matter what activity you are looking forward to tackling or enjoying this summer, it’s important to take care of the primary tools you’ll be using to complete […]

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