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6 Things Every Runner Experiences When Coming Back From Injury

From utter joy to sheer terror, we've all been there.

15 Things That Happen When You Can't Work Out

Number 8: You start counting steps to and from the fridge.

Weak Hip Abductors Can Be an Actual Pain In the Butt for Runners

Inflammation in your glutes may be the root of your hip pain.

Cutting Yourself Some Slack Can Lower Your Risk of Running Injuries

Cutting yourself some slack could prevent injury.

Two Game-Changing Qualities Your Running Shoes Should Have

These features could make or break your stride.

8 Common Running Myths, Busted!

Get the lowdown on the most common running beliefs that could be hurting your strides.

6 Scary Mud Run Dangers to Watch Out For

It's all fun and games until you contract a bacterial infection.

Injury Prevention Tips for Easy-to-Screw-Up Exercises

Top experts share their tips for making your go-to moves safer and stronger.

7 Workout Routines Secretly Causing Knee Pain

Nope, running isn't the only exercise that causes knee pain!

The Weird Trick That Can Prevent Back Pain During Strength Training

This "secret" lifting technique could help you stay injury-free.

Should You Ice a Sports Injury?

A new study says it may not actually help a muscle strain recover faster, but that’s not the whole story. Our experts weigh in.

2 Easy Exercises to Prevent Foot Pain (or Worse)

Hint: You use them every single day.

5 Beginner Running Injuries (and How to Avoid Each)

Don’t wait for an injury to sideline you. Avoid (or treat) these common discomforts that plague new runners.

The Stretching Technique You Haven’t Heard of Yet

Research shows the Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation technique can improve mobility, and keep you injury-free.

The Single Tweak to Fix Knee Pain While Running

Leave runner's knee on the sidelines with this simple change to your running form.

5 Times You're Prone to Sports Injuries

No one plans an injury—but sometimes you can plan to avoid one. Beware of these scenarios that could sideline you!

7 Strange Side Effects of Exercise

Sometimes it can feel like you’re the only one who sweats so much during yoga or feels extra-slow on morning runs. Are you? We had an expert weigh in.

The Right Exercises to Prep Your Body for Winter Sports

Maximize your performance on the slopes— without risking an injury by strengthening your body with these tips.

The Riskiest Sex Position, According to Science

Hint: This may be one of your go-to moves every night!

The Ultimate Guide to Doing Yoga When You're Injured 

Can't go a day without your daily stress fix? Here, what to skip and what to substitute while dealing with common injuries.

The 5 Exercises Most Likely to Cause Injury

If you're doing them incorrectly, that is! Perfect your form, prevent injury, and build strength faster with these fast fixes to common but important moves.

Retain Strength While Injured

Benched? Prevent muscle loss with this easy move.

How I Overcame an Injury—and Why I Can't Wait to Get Back to Fitness

How suffering an injury doing what you love can be turned into something positive—and ultimately help you get fitter, faster.

The Best Exercises to Relieve Any Workout Injury

Sidelined because of pain? Use exercise as medicine with this guide to your calves, ankles, knees, and more.

5-Minute Head-to-Toe Cool Down Stretch

Yoga guru Bethany Lyons shares her quick total-body stetch that will have you ready to tackle the next workout in no time.

Hot and Cold Packs May Not Actually Work

Nursing a fitness injury? A new campaign wants you to know there are alternatives to the oft-used hot and cold packs that will help you recover faster.