Posts tagged "knee problems"
Kids Stuff: Should Teens Strength Train?

Kids Stuff: Should Teens Strength Train?

I still remember when I was 13 and doing my first barbell squat. I felt like the female version of Arnold Schwarzenegger on muscle beach. Yet, when I shared my achievement with my parents they were worried about me harming my spine and bone mass. Twenty five years after that initial barbell squat, I am...
Prevent knee injuries with these tips and exercises

Prevent knee injuries with these tips and exercises

If you’re an active woman, your knee joint may be at risk. Some athletic associations report that women are six times more likely to have an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL, which provides knee stability) tear than men. However, you can diminish the risk by doing specific moves and knowing how to land safely. The majority...