Tendonitis or Tendinosis? What Is the Difference and Why It Matters for Your Recovery

Tendonitis: “inflammation or irritation of a tendon — any one of the thick fibrous cords that attaches muscle to bone. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. While [...]

“I Just Want to Tone up a Bit”: Why the Tone-Up Lie Is Keeping You From Achieving Your Fitness Goals

I hear it all the time.   “I just want to tone up a bit” “I don’t want to get too muscular, I just want to tone my arms a little bit.” What in the world does “toned” even mean? Seriously, I have [...]

The Foam Roller: A Force for Good or a Torture Device?

Walk into any fitness facility and you’ll see wincing faces dragging their muscles along a foam cylinder. Foam-rolling has been around for a while, but it’s recently gained popularity as a way to [...]