Posts Tagged ‘ flexibility ’

Is running bad for your knees?

December 8, 2014
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Apparently not! Even I thought it was but the results of a new study (to read it click here) have found that “not only does running not cause osteoarthritis in the knee, it may even help to keep the problem at bay”. The study followed¬†2863 people and found that “runners, regardless of the age they…

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Tai Chi good for Knee Arthritis

November 11, 2009
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Clearly this article was written by a guy – you can feel the lack of commitment straight away in the title – “Tai Chi¬†may help reduce knee pain”. As we will see, the benefits are clear cut. The reason I’m posting this article is because it combines information from a few other posts, and I…

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Simple guidelines to reduce your risk of knee injury

March 24, 2009
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Now, this wasn’t the best designed study ever, for starters they only had 20 subjects, so it is hard for us to read too much into it. But the results do show a trend that is worth acknowledging. And the idea that we can minimise the risk of knee injury when running is worth investigating.…

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