Fitness

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Physical fitness for well-being

Physical fitness for well-being We're constantly being told that physical fitness is very important for our health and well-being! But what in the world is it exactly? [...]

Considerations when setting fitness goals

Considerations when setting fitness goals Getting started with an action plan to exercise and/or get fit is sometimes the biggest hurdle in the entire 'getting fit' process. [...]

Achilles tendonitis

Achilles tendonitis Achilles tendonitis is the inflammation of the Achilles tendon – the tough sinew that attaches the back of the calcaneus (heel bone) to the calf [...]

Shin splints

Shin splints Shin splints are pain or tenderness along or just behind the inner edge of the shin bone (tibia) of the lower leg. Also known as [...]

Runner’s knee

Runner's knee Details Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:14 Runner's knee often occurs in teenagers, manual labourers and athletes. Sometimes it is caused by wearing [...]

Plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the thick tissue on the bottom of the foot. This tissue is called the plantar fascia. It connects the heel [...]

Preventative sports taping or strappping

Preventative sports taping or strappping Preventative sports taping can be used effectively in both the prevention and treatment of sports injuries. As an aid to prevention, the [...]

What is meant by physical flexibility?

What is meant by physical flexibility? Our body is made to move. Because most of us have a desk bound, sedentary lifestyle, we tend to have stiff [...]

What is meant by muscular endurance?

What is meant by muscular endurance? Muscular endurance is the ability of a group of muscles to contract over a long time. Simply put, it's the ability [...]

Choosing your sport right

Choosing your sport right Details Last Updated on Friday, 04 January 2013 10:58 The beginning of a new year is a good time to re-look your relaxation [...]

Should one exercise every day?

Should one exercise every day? No one disputes the benefits of regular exercise but is daily exercise needed? Also, is it advisable to train every day? [...]