Thursday, May 7, 2009

The Tone-Knees

Knees are one of those parts of the body that we'd really like to keep for life. Here are some facts that will assist in this endeavor.
A euphoric workout can make our heart flutter and our cheeks rosy, but it should never make us weak in the knees.

Carol Espel, MS, National Director of Group Fitness at Equinox, tells us how to avoid pain and strengthen our joints.

Prevent. Don't want to bust a cap? Make sure you're not doing anything to put yourself at risk. That includes wearing the wrong sneakers, overtraining, and doing the same exercise repeatedly (especially running). Try to include yoga for increased flexibility and cycling, which is easy on the knees.

Tune in tomorrow for some more facts.

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