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comment How to sleep while sore
You could consider using a foam roller. This q/a about muscle soreness may give additional ideas.
Jul
27
comment What can I do to breathe well?
What breathing exercises have you tried?
Jul
27
comment Recovery plan of chronic lower back stiffness in Tennis
You may want to refine and re-ask your question as it already has 2 votes to close.
Jul
27
comment Is being in a caloric surplus the only way to get fat?
To be technical, you can also put on weight with fluid retention from a variety of causes such as hormones, vitamin B1 deficiency, dehydration, sodium, hot weather, medication or disease.
Jul
26
comment Recovery plan of chronic lower back stiffness in Tennis
The best recovery plan for chronic low back stiffness is prevention: proper warm-up, proper form, proper cool down, shock absorbing footwear appropriate for the court's surface, a daily flexibility program, and a consistent strengthening/stabilization program. The serve is often a culprit in back pain and if a problem, the technique should be addressed by a good coach. Proper body mechanics during the stroke - core recruitment, weight shift etc. will also reduce strain to the spine.
Jul
26
comment How much spinach contains in a 1/2 cup?
Nutrition is not really covered here. This site about nutrition facts will give you the info you are looking for, and The World's Healthiest Food site points out that you should eat organic spinach if you want to avoid pesticides.
Jul
25
comment Why is the weight not falling off me?
Body Fat percentage and your waist measurement will give you better information about your progress than your weight.
Jul
25
comment Foot muscle weakness related to overpronation
In addition to the foot muscles, have you already concluded that your lower extremity ranges and strength are normal? Often an over-pronation of the foot may be a result of reduced mobility or weakness somewhere else up the chain. The excessive pronation can be a compensation, not the actual problem.
Jul
24
comment What lifts shouldn't I do with a posterior labrum tear?
I agree with @John. Your medical team should be directing your rehab, not people on a site with no knowledge of your orthopedic evaluation.
Jul
22
comment work out makes my BP drop
Check with your doctor. If your blood pressure drops while you are working out, it may be an early warning sign for heart disease. It may not be a warning sign, but only your doctor can check it out.
Jul
18
comment Will sitting in a squat position with weight help me with mobility?
If you search the site you will find several questions that will help you with squat mobility: fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/10369/…, fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/6589/…, fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/586/…, fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/5196/…. See if any of those help.
Jul
16
comment What types of hip exercises are best suited for a runner?
I just commented because it wasn't a complete answer, but I did make it an answer for you - see below.
Jul
16
comment What types of hip exercises are best suited for a runner?
This Clinical Review found weaknesses in hip abductors, external rotators and hip flexors on the involved side as compared to the uninvolved side in runners with patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS). So an important factor is the strength of one hip relative to the other, making sure that you strengthen both equally. And I would emphasize abduction over adduction. I was surprised at the hip flexors weakness vs the extensors in the review.
Jul
15
comment Substitute powerlifting exercises for healing wrist injury
@Florian, they are usually a physical therapist or occupational therapist with specialized training. A good one should be able to help. Good luck.
Jul
15
comment Substitute powerlifting exercises for healing wrist injury
Did you see a hand therapist already? It sounds like extending your wrist is causing the pain. Sometimes a simple maneuver can restore the joint position of the little bones of the wrist.
Jul
11
comment Injured bicep, will it now be susceptible to future injury?
Just a point of clarification on the difference between a strain and a sprain.
Jul
10
comment Where does energy come from?
This q/a about aerobic vs anaerobic exercise will give you an introduction to energy use in the body. The energy does not come directly from calories in the stomach. It is produced by one of two processes to generate a molecule called ATP which is stored for use by the body.
Jul
6
comment Which muscle or tendon inserts on the front of the thigh and bears more load when the knees are flexed than extended?
Good, glad that helps.
Jul
6
comment Pain in Front Part of Leg
You may also want to see how you are landing - rearfoot or forefoot (anterior). There is information on running techniques in this answer fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/11858/… quoting, "Overall, runners who reported utilizing a more anterior footstrike pattern reported fewer injuries than rearfoot striking runners".
Jul
6
comment Pain in Front Part of Leg
Limiting Shin Splints has good information. Since you are new to running you may want to look into your running surfaces, shoes, running form and exercise - dynamic warm-up, flexibility and strengthening. Look at the link to "ankle dorsi-flexors" for a good strengthening exercise for your lower leg. Hip musculature strength is also important in preventing lower leg injuries and pain.