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Posts filed under: Exercise & Fitness

  • Shoes
Walking is powerful medicine.  It benefits many aspects of health that allows us to live long active lives.  Regular exercise like brisk walking can control blood sugar in people diagnosed with diabetes, reduce the risk of breast cancer, improve mental...
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  • February is American Heart Month
Heart disease is the number 1 killer in Alabama, according to the American Hearth Association.  It is the leading cause of death for both men and women.  Stroke is the number 4 cause of death in the state.  To prevent...
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  • Podiatrist explains how to choose the right running shoe according to your foot type. -- Podiatry Care in Tuscaloosa, AL: Dr. Rosemarie Caillier
Choosing the right running shoes can prevent a lifetime of injuries.  Wearing shoes that are not designed for your foot type may not provide the necessary support or contain enough cushioning to prevent foot trauma.  This can lead to common...
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  • How to Choose The Right Athletic Shoe for Your Sport
Sport-specific shoes are recommended if you participate in a certain sport at least 2 to 3 times per week.  Wearing a pair of athletic shoes that do not provide the proper support needed for a particular sport can lead to...
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  • Winter running tips
Winter time is no excuse to completely avoid outdoor exercises.  Running in the cold can be done safely and more comfortably with the following tips: PUT ON DOUBLE SOCKS.  Go for a synthetic sock against your skin to help wick...
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  • Foot exercises while traveling to prevent blood clots
Keeping your feet moving plays a part in allowing vital blood flow through the legs.  Long travels by car or plane can limit the ability to move around and cause blood to pool and clot.  This can be dangerous for...
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  • 3 foot exercises for women who wear high heels
Adorning your feet with beautiful high heel shoes can cause you to develop unsightly foot deformities.  When shoes keep the feet positioned in an unnatural way for an extended period of time, some foot muscles contract while others weaken.  Over...
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