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Will Walking on a Torn Meniscus Make it Worse?

While it depends on the type and severity of your injury, studies have indicated that physical therapy exercises can help a meniscus tear heal quicker. Learn what causes meniscal tears, how to treat them, and when weight-bearing rehabilitation can help them heal quicker.  What is a Meniscus Tear? Menisci are pieces of wedge-shaped cartilage on … Read more

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Best Knee Braces for Patellar Tendonitis: Our Top Picks

Don’t let patellar tendonitis keep you on the sidelines. With the proper treatment and the best patellar tendonitis brace, you can get back to doing the things you love. Your knees work hard. They support your weight and promote mobility. But when your patellar tendon is overworked, as is the case with many athletes, it … Read more

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7 Best Back Exercises with Resistance Bands

Probably one of the most neglected body parts to train is the back. We want those beautiful caps on rounded shoulders, a bodacious booty, and amazing abs, but what about the back? The back is important to keep fine-tuned because it ties all of those body parts together and supports a correct posture. Correct posture … Read more

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10 Best Resistance Band Exercises For Belly Fat

As a former professional athlete and hardcore weightlifter, I have found a new respect for resistance bands and their ability to produce results. There are several different types of bands with multiple uses, with new bands emerging year after year.  There are the tubed bands with handles, flat-ended rubber bands, heavy-duty pull-up assisted bands, and … Read more

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11 Best Resistance Band Exercises for Legs and Glutes

Since the “booty” revolution hit a few years ago, resistance band exercises have skyrocketed in popularity for many reasons. Affordability, flexibility, and RESULTS are a few key reasons these elastic beauties are seen everywhere nowadays.  The resistance band leg exercises, booty workout, and all-over body routines have been revolutionized by bands making weight training not … Read more

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Best Knee Brace for Meniscus Tear: Our Top 5 Picks

When you have a meniscus tear, the right knee brace can mean the difference between staying in the game and sitting on the sidelines. These five best knee braces for a torn meniscus are available over-the-counter, plus will provide support and pain relief to keep you on your feet.  What is a Meniscus Tear? Think … Read more

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How to Boost Metabolism After 50: 10 Natural Tips

By the time the big FIVE-O rolls around, we are faced with trying to stay fit and healthy in a body that seems to be challenged with obstacles we never experienced in our earlier years. Hormones change, metabolism slows, muscle mass decreases, and body composition shifts. HELP!  We cannot stop aging as our body slows … Read more

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Do CBD Topicals Work For Pain?

CBD oil is becoming increasingly popular in a wide range of products, from food and drinks to oral medications and topical creams and ointments. However, are CBD topicals really effective for the management of pain? Here’s what you need to know about the different types of CBD topicals and how they may affect and control … Read more

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Why Does Stretching Feel So Good?

The simple act of stretching releases chemicals into your muscles that can ease pain and relieve stress. Find out how this happens and the many reasons why you should stretch every day.  Have you ever eased into a stretch and felt that “Ahhh” moment? It’s that hurts-so-good feeling that makes stretching so enjoyable. Have you … Read more

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