Fitness editor Jen Sinkler asks the experts if saunas can help lose weight, why Achille's tendons get sore, how many exercise sets and reps to do, and how to deal with lopsided injuries.
When I decided to get back on the basketball court a few weeks ago, my main concerns involved sprained ankles, blown-out knees, dislocated fingers and minor heart attacks. I had no idea that my Achilles tendons would capture so much of my attention.
OK, let’s see if I can do a little inventory of sore muscles this morning: lower back, check; both knees, check; right shoulder, check; quads, check; hammies, check; left ankle . . . . Maybe it would take less space if I listed the muscles that aren’t sore. So, suck it up, right? Shake it... Read more »