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Crunches versus Sit-ups

Crunches versus Situps

Crunches versus Situps. It’s the age-old argument between athletes who work out every day to stay in shape. What’s better, Crunches or Situps? Whatever you choose to include as part of your daily work-out routine, both have positive and negative effects. We have drummed together some ideas when considering either. These are designed and endorsed …

10 minute home exercise

10 minute home exercise

10 minute home exercise. Sports and fitness experts recommend that we should spend at least 30 minutes of the day working out. This will help with weight loss and our overall fitness.However, this is easier said than done and all depends on the lifestyle you lead. If you are single and have no commitment to …

How to treat a sprained wrist

How to treat a sprained wrist

How to treat a sprained wrist/ For men or women who play regular sports activities, the chance of getting a wrist sprain can be quite high. This seems to be more common in contact sports where a ball is in regular use. But good news is that most mild wrist sprains can improve with non-surgical …

Way to prevent an ankle sprain

Way to prevent an ankle sprain

Way to prevent an ankle sprain. For anyone who plays sports on a regular basis, an ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries an athlete can suffer This often occurs when the ankle “turns in” more than it should because ligaments connect the bones of the ankle together. When a ligament is over …

What is Sciatica and how to deal with it

What is Sciatica and how to deal with it

What is Sciatica and how to deal with it. As any sports person will know that anyone who is unfortunate to suffer from Sciatic nerve pain will know it can be excruciatingly painful and cause severe discomfort. The most common causes of sciatica may include a ruptured disk, a narrowing of the spine canal (called …

Some ways on how you can avoid a spine injury

Some ways on how you can avoid a spine injury

Some ways on how you can avoid a spine injury. All athletes, whether you are professional sports men or women or enjoy weekend sports, run the risk of incurring a neck or back injury. Extreme strain to the lower back or lumbar spine region is quite common amongst most athletes and can lead to intervals …

How to avoid that dreaded Groin Injury

How to avoid that dreaded Groin Injury

How to avoid that dreaded Groin Injury. For any sports person who has been unfortunate enough to suffer a groin pull or strain, they will know how painful it is. The dreaded groin pull is the result from putting too much stress or pressure on the muscles in your groin and thigh area. If the …