Stretching improves flexibility, which is a key element of fitness. It can enhance physical performance and relieve muscle tension and stiffness. Our simple strategies will help you get the most out of your stretches.
Your knees are often put under a lot of stress, whether you’re running, playing basketball, dancing or cleaning your house. Simply using the stairs can put pressure on each knee equal to four times your body weight.
Low iron intake over a long period can deplete iron stores— especially if your body is losing blood, as in menstruation. As iron balance worsens, full-blown iron-deficiency anemia can develop. Are you at risk for deficiency?