TIPS & ARTICLES
THE FEMALE ATHLETE TRIAD:
WHAT ALL WOMEN RUNNERS SHOULD KNOW
One of the benefits of training for a marathon is burning extra calories. Indeed, many runners find it difficult to maintain their weight. While a lean physique is regarded by most as synonymous with good health, it is possible for some athletes to become undernourished, to the detriment of their overall health...
COMPLICATIONS OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY MEDICATIONS:
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
It hurts now and boy it is going to hurt in another few hours! How about taking a few more ibuprofen, or better yet maybe my doctor will give me some more long acting anti-inflammatory medications to prevent my suffering after the big race. Be careful what you ask for, it may cause more harm than good...
INJURIES AND PREVENTION STRATEGIES
Running is a common exercise choice for adolescents. And in fact, similar to adult runners, there is a high incidence of running-related injuries in this age group. More than 50% of all pediatric sports injuries are due to overuse...