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Run to your heart’s content
Run to your heart’s content
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Tuesday, 03 November 2015
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Run to your heart’s content

Running is a great exercise for cardiovascular fitness. Dr Ashish Contractor tells you why The American College of Cardiology found that even a few minutes of running a day reduces your risk of dying from heart disease by up to 45 per cent. i Poor...

Shin Splints account for ~16% of injuries among runners
Shin Splints account for ~16% of injuries among runners
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Tuesday, 03 November 2015
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Shin Splints account for ~16% of injuries among runners

By Shailja Kaushik Research studies indicate that shin splints account for 6-16% of injuries among runners and it is also the most common cause of disabling leg pain in young competitive athletes. What are shin splints? Shin splints are defined as the inflammation of...

Stress Fracture – Prevention and treatment
Stress Fracture – Prevention and treatment
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Tuesday, 03 November 2015
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Stress Fracture – Prevention and treatment

By Shailja Kaushik Stress fracture is a very common sports injury and the name alone frightens athletes.  According to an article, published in the International Journal of Sports Medicine, athletes at an international level face a greatest risk of multiple separate...

Painful Blisters – Treatment and care that you can opt for
Painful Blisters – Treatment and care that you can opt for
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Tuesday, 03 November 2015
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Painful Blisters – Treatment and care that you can opt for

By Shailja Kaushik Blisters are an annoying and painful condition. Although the condition may seem minor, it can prevent athletes from participating in sports. In his book Sports Medicine Essentials: Core Concepts in Athletic Training and Fitness Instructions, Jim...