What to Do If Working Out Is Killing Your Knees

Knee pain is a common exercise complaint. The knee is an intricate joint, involving bones, menisci, muscles, tendons, and ligaments all supporting the joint. If there is damage or stress to any of these components, you may have achy knees. Plus, many physical activities—running, jumping, stretching, bending—can put a lot of strain, impact, or body […]

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5 Ways to Torch Your Core in Every Workout

This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com. Check out the rest of the exercises at Daily Burn. At the core of every movement is just that: your core. And while lots of times “core” and “abs” become synonymous, it’s not 100% correct to use them interchangeably. Your rectus abdominus, transverse abdominus and obliques do comprise your midsection, but those aren’t the only muscles […]

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Even Light Exercise Can Help You Live Longer

It’s time to get moving. A new study shows that small bouts of light physical activity are enough to increase lifespan in older men. Government guidelines recommended that adults get at least 2 hours and 30 minutes of moderate-intensity exercise every week. However, only about half of American adults actually meet those recommendations, and for […]

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This Woman Was Paralyzed After Doing Sit-Ups

Sit-ups are such a standard strength-training exercise, you never think you could be seriously injured doing one. But that’s what happened to a 23-year-old Brazilian law graduate and fitness model—and her recovery has been nothing short of miraculous. In January 2016, Marcelle Mancuso was at the gym doing inverted sit-ups (which means your ankles are in the air […]

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U.S. Skater Couple Competed Through a ‘Kind of Traumatic’ Moment Just Before Taking the Ice

American ice dancers Evan Bates and Madison Chock skated to a season’s best on Monday (Sunday night stateside) in their first routine at the 2018 Winter Olympics, ending in seventh place to advance to the event’s second half on Tuesday. It was, all things considered, an energetic performance to be proud of, Bates later told […]

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The Internet Is Living for This French Figure Skating Pair’s Heavy Metal Performance

France’s Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres performed to the metal band Disturbed’s take on Simon and Garfunkel’s classic “Sound of Silence.” Olympic pairs skating just got so hardcore and the internet is here for it. France’s Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres performed to the metal band Disturbed’s take on Simon and Garfunkel’s classic “Sound of […]

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