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comment Best remedies for Anterior shin splints?
Have you already checked out these q/a: Limiting shin splints, Compression Socks?
Jan
21
comment How far is a good length of running for children?
Given that she plays soccer competitively, what has her coach advised?
Jan
16
comment Eating a big meal around a weightlifting workout - before or after?
If you type in "eating before or after exercise" in the search box you will find multiple questions and answers to give you the info you need.
Jan
12
comment How to use psoas in flutter kicks?
Since you say your psoas is tight are you doing stretching exercises for the psoas? If not, this q/a regarding psoas stretching exercises may be of interest to you.
Jan
8
comment What are the most effective ab exercises in terms of muscle activation?
Sorry I didn't read the comments first. I answered using Bret's article.
Jan
4
comment What are the effects of long-term, mass-consumption of sugared, carbonated drinks and what can be done to stop?
If not already mentioned, the headache can be significant when reducing caffeine.
Dec
31
comment Core/Abdominal Exercises with Lordosis
Also see abdominal exercises and psoas stretch.
Dec
23
comment Would short Achilles tendons keep you from touching your toes?
@JohnP, yes I now tend to think in terms of the full fascial network mobility and the concept of tensegrity.
Dec
22
comment Would short Achilles tendons keep you from touching your toes?
@JohnP, I was thinking in terms of Tom Myers' Anatomy Trains, where limitation of any of the superficial back line (plantar fascia, achilles, hams, erector spinae) can limit forward flexion.
Dec
19
comment Getting back into aerobic shape
Cardio is only one part in getting in shape for skiing. Are you also going to work on flexibility, hip/leg and trunk muscle strength?
Dec
13
comment Dealing with a bulging disc in lower back
Have you had already had physical therapy that did not help?
Dec
12
comment Strenghtening internal neck muscles associated with head going back?
I agree with rrirower about getting professional guidance. Your question is asking about rehab rather than fitness. With a concussion and a neck injury, you may aggravate your symptoms without proper instruction.
Dec
10
comment Lower back pain at night only
You are welcome. Once you get an ok from your doctor, this answer has links to ab/core exercises that should help strengthen (without aggravating the back) like the bird dog, dying bug and planks.
Dec
9
comment Lower back pain at night only
Ask your doctor to diagnose the cause of your pain. Night pain can be a red flag, so it is best to ask a medical professional before trying the do-it-yourself route.
Dec
9
comment Fat gain/shape after liposuction
This site on liposuction says that the body can create new fat cells where the lipo removed fat cells with an increase of more than 10% of body weight. The site's faq should answer all your questions about lipo.
Dec
4
comment Fat gain/shape after liposuction
This is more of a cosmetic rather than a fitness related question. Liposuction is a procedure to reduce local areas of fat for appearance sake. They use compression garments afterwards to compress the skin to your new shape. If you gain weight after liposuction, the fat cells that were not removed can still increase in size.
Dec
3
comment Should an overweight person not do Running and skipping because it can hurt knee joints?
Also consider these q/a: Overweight running bad for your knees?, Walking to lose Weight for some alternatives and Couch to 5K. To lose weight you need to also address your eating habits and nutrition.
Nov
20
comment Is it okay to use a treadmill to lose weight?
Skip the chips and gatorade and start walking/running. The best mechanism to lose a lot of weight is a proper diet and daily activity. Diet is not covered on this site. For exercise, consider this q/a..
Nov
16
comment weight loss/diet plan help
Given your conditions probably the best and most effective plan is to sit down with a registered dietician and learn what the best diet is for you. Re: exercise, several questions address getting back in shape. This one has links for strength training and cardio progressions.
Nov
15
comment Best way to achieve muscle activation in the lower abs?
Any exercises when you have a back problem should be ok'd by your physical therapist or doctor. The ab roller may cause problems unless you already have good control. Emphasis on the transverse abdominis, by pulling your bellybutton towards your spine, when doing any exercise helps. The exercises in this q/a should help you get good postural muscle control, but best to clear them with your healthcare practitioner first.