Choosing the wrong trainers can be painful! You could end up lying on the sofa nursing shin splints, serious back, knee and hip pain or blisters… instead of enjoying your chosen activity. According to one expert at The Society of Chiropodists and Podiatrists, up to 65% of sports people in the UK choose the wrong shoe.
“Cracking joints” and “popping knuckles” are an interesting and poorly understood phenomenon. There are many theories as to why joints crack or pop, but the exact cause is unknown. Painless cracking of joints is – as a rule – not harmful, however common sense generally would suggest that the intentional and repetitive cracking of joints is not recommended.
Movement is critical to wellness. We are designed to move, so our increasingly sedentary lifestyle is now starting to have a huge impact on our health. Studies show that prolonged sitting is associated with heart/cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, obesity, high blood pressure, muscle degeneration, back ache/neck pain, osteoporosis, depression and dementia.