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Performing Self Massage with Tennis Ball

Posted on May 29, 2013 in Health, Training

Everyone gets aches and pains. But rather than going to see an expensive sports masseur, have you ever considered treating painful muscle knots yourself? The advantages of performing your own massage is that only you know the exact spot that the pain is located. Using a tennis ball is an ideal way of applying pressure to trigger points, as they are firm, yet pliable and can fit to the shape of your muscle contours well.

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Two Plantar Fasciitis Stretching Exercises

Posted on Mar 14, 2009 in Articles

It is very important to do your plantar fasciitis stretching exercises every day until your symptoms and pain go away. The exercises themselves are simple to do. Be sure to consult your doctor, especially if the pain does not subside.

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Running Injuries – The 5 Most Common Types

Posted on Feb 18, 2009 in Articles, Health, Running, Training

Most new runners at some time have an injury. Most injuries involve the lower limb, inparticular but not exclusively the knee, shin and feet. Other injuries can include the hip and lower back, but the 5 most common in runners are the following:

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