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Increase Your Vertical Jump with Power One Leg Squats

16th April 2013
Even though jumping higher in basketball does require the use of weights to reach your maximum potential, there is no reason that you cannot get stronger using only your body weight. The best way to gain inches on your vertical jump without weights is to... Read >
Author: Quintin

Get Slim Thighs - How To Get Slim Legs Fast

12th January 2011
Getting skinny thighs is often a question a lot of people have difficulty with almost all their lives. It's a difficult problem area for most, but Asian Women have painless methods they've used for years to acquire those skinny thin legs and we are going ... Read >
Author: LisaYu

How To Treat a Swollen Achilles Tendon

26th October 2010
A swollen Achilles Tendon is a sign of something called Achilles Tendonitis. It is sometimes referred to as an inflammation in your Achilles Tendon, but it is not. This is one of the reasons that pain killers or anti-inflammatory drugs do not have any eff... Read >
Author: Lars Henriksson

Are Skechers Shape Ups a Healthy Choice?

20th May 2010
If you are looking for footwear that is extremely healthy, yet comfortable and stylish, then you should consider taking a look at Skechers Shape Ups. Skechers is a well known maker of walking shoes that have been involved with the fitness industry for sev... Read >
Author: JanetWestmore

Get rid of cankles

02nd December 2009
Do you have cankles and wish to shed them once and for all? If you are undecided what cankles actually are, they seem to be a mix of 2 words, "ankle" and "calf". The word "calf" makes reference to the calf muscle, which is found on the lumbar region side ... Read >
Author: Wayne Melissa

Knee Pain: Treatment Using Orthotic Arch Supports

10th February 2009
Common Causes of Knee Joint Pain Leg and knee pain is a common condition among many people and be caused by many different factors. One of the main causes of knee pain is a biomechanical imbalance known as overpronation. This causes pain by creating an i... Read >
Author: Salomon

Mid Calf Boots Vs Knee High Boots

02nd February 2009
A good pair of boots is a staple wardrobe item that never goes out of fashion, but the real trick is to find a pair that looks good with any outfit and can flatter any body shape. The most important consideration when looking for the ultimate pair of boot... Read >
Author: Robert Palmer

Relief For Achilles Heel Pain With Orthotic Shoe Inserts

09th January 2009
Foot conditions involving Achilles tendon pain are fairly common, particularly among athletes who practice sports such as soccer, track, gymnastics, and basketball. The Achilles Tendon is the strip of tissue that connects the heel and the calf muscle. Thi... Read >
Author: Salomon

Achilles Heel Pain; Don't Let It Slow Your Run

05th November 2008
We all know of Achilles, the Trojan War Hero of Greek Mythology. His mother tried to make him immortal by dipping him the river Styx. Unfortunately she missed a spot on his heel. So the story goes that he was struck by an arrow in that spot and he was kil... Read >
Author: Dr. Christopher Segler

How to avoid leg cramps while sleeping or when waking up

19th June 2007
About Leg Cramps A leg cramp means an acute pain which usually originates from a muscle in the leg. It takes place when a muscle contracts too hard. Leg cramps usually occur in one of the calf muscles, below and behind the knee. The small muscles of th... Read >
Author: Salieri

How to Diagnose Tendonitis Around the Knee Joint

19th August 2006
Tendonitis is best described as the inflammation, irritation and swelling of the tendons that connect muscles to bones and joints. The condition can affect any tendon and almost any joint in the human body. The most common areas that tendonitis occurs is ... Read >
Author: Damien Mase
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