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Diet And Stress Fractures In Male Athletes – Has The Research Finally Caught Up?

Diet And Stress Fractures In Male Athletes – Has The Research Finally Caught Up?

At last research has identified that a subset of male athletes may suffer from undiagnosed low bone density which may predispose them to developing stress fractures. Maintaining peak bone mass or high bone density is extremely important for strong bones and preventing fractures. We’ve known for years that female athletes are at high risk ofRead more about Diet And Stress Fractures In Male Athletes – Has The Research Finally Caught Up?[…]

10 Steps To Combat Stomach Problems While Running

10 Steps To Combat Stomach Problems While Running

‘‘More marathons are won or lost in the porta-toilets than at the dinner table.’’ This quote from Bill Rodgers, a marathon legend from the 1970’s, sums up the plight of many a distance runner. Depending on the event and conditions, studies have found that between 30% and 90% of endurance athletes experience intestinal problems whileRead more about 10 Steps To Combat Stomach Problems While Running[…]

Exercises for runners whose jobs chain them to their desks

Exercises for runners whose jobs chain them to their desks

You should be well aware at this point that sitting is bad for your health. The 2 main categories of health problems caused by a chair are: 1. Illnesses including diabetes and heart disease that are linked to decreased activity levels. As a runner you will hopefully sidestep these, but if you are still worriedRead more about Exercises for runners whose jobs chain them to their desks[…]

This FREE mobile app may be the answer to your urinary incontinence woes!

This FREE mobile app may be the answer to your urinary incontinence woes!

A group of researchers from Sweden has developed a mobile app (Tät) that has been proven to effectively help people who suffer from stress urinary incontinence. They ran a randomised controlled trial with 123 women and the results were impressive. The group of women who used the app had a significant reduction in symptoms andRead more about This FREE mobile app may be the answer to your urinary incontinence woes![…]