Ouchie, owow, aggh. Every walker, runner or athlete can relate to those random twinges of pain we get courtesy of genetics. Fitness magazine spotlights some of the most common kinks and ways to work them out.
Pain-Free Guide: The Fit Girl’s Guide to Common Exercise Pains
They have tips for runners, cyclists, swimmers and more.
My most common complaint would be my knees or ITB band. Shocking for a runner, ha! Exercises, yoga and pilates help me strengthen these important parts. Proper training, recovery and rest has also made a huge impact on the frequency of my ouchies, and I (knock on wood) feel awesome during most of my workouts. I will say, a little pain sometimes is good and forces you to push through.
Do you have any fancy ways to work out an owie?