Four common frequently asked fitness questions and their surprising answers

Why do muscles shake during exercise? Shaking is triggered by an increase in lactic acid and is  your body’s way of preventing you from injuring yourself, says Bob Greene, a trainer and author of Best Life and Oprah‘s personal trainer. “There’s also a certain amount of microtrauma that naturally occurs when you strength-train,” he explains. [...]

The Best Running Shoes To Go From Couch to 5k in 8 Weeks

Sticking with a fitness regimen is hard enough without having to put up with painful feet. And a foot injury due to inappropriate or improperly fitted footwear can be enough to stop your quest for health in its tracks. Each foot has 26 bones, 107 ligaments, 33 joints and 19 muscles.  So what [...]

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