Does Added Load Increase the PFJ Loading Variables Associated with PFJ Pain in Running?

Research Paper Title Patellofemoral Joint Stress during Running with Added Load in Females. Background Patellofemoral joint (PFJ) pain syndrome is a commonly reported form of pain in female runners and military personnel. Increased PFJ stress may be a contributing factor. Few studies have examined PFJ stress running with added load. The purpose was to analyse… Read More

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How to Make Gains and Train in Winter?

Did you know that working out in winter is easier on your body compared to when you do it at other times of the year? You can make greater improvements in your strength resistance performance in cool weather, according to various studies. This means that this is a great time to keep up with your… Read More

Wanna Run Faster? Get a Spring in Your Step!

High-tech footwear is making running more efficient and could eventually help us run more than 50% faster! David Braun and Amanda Sutrisno (2020) at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee modelled the energy used during running and factors that can affect that, including air resistance, the limited power of a human leg and losses that occur each… Read More

Reviewing the Exoskeleton Expansion for Improving Walking & Running Economy

Research Paper Title The exoskeleton expansion: improving walking and running economy. Background Since the early 2000s, researchers have been trying to develop lower-limb exoskeletons that augment human mobility by reducing the metabolic cost of walking and running versus without a device. In 2013, researchers finally broke this ‘metabolic cost barrier’. The analysed the literature through… Read More

4 Ways to Increase Your Running Speed

Whether you just took up running or already prepping for your first marathon, at some point, you’re going to look for ways to increase your running speed. Of course, you can just try to push yourself to run faster, but there’s more to it than that. While it’s not (yet) possible to improve your running… Read More

Advantages and Disadvantages of Treadmill Use

At this time of year, many people might be wondering why they need to buy a treadmill when it is only involved in getting fitters and weight loss. Others may be asking about the number of calories that they will end up burning as a result of using a treadmill. These and other questions will… Read More

Things To Consider Before Purchasing A Treadmill

If you are reading this article, then you might be planning to buy a treadmill shortly. Am I right? For most people, a treadmill can be a significant investment, especially for those who are more concerned about their fitness but cannot spare much time to exercise and workout in their busy routine. You might consider… Read More