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Elizabeth Quinn

Updated Articles and Resources

By Elizabeth Quinn

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • To Ice Or Not To Ice Created: Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
      Research is showing that we may have gotten it wrong. Why ice may delay healing.
    • Burn 100 Calories in 10 minutes Created: Wednesday, August 13, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
      Got 10 minutes? Burn 100 calories with these fast fitness builders.
    • The Best Butt Exercises for the Gluteus Maximus and Gluteus Medius Created: Tuesday, June 12, 2012 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      Build a better butt. Get you glutes firing with these exercises to activate and strengthen the glutes.
    • What to Eat Before Exercise Created: Thursday, June 12, 2008 Updated: Monday, August 11, 2014
      Eating before exercise. Whether you are eating before an athletic competition, or a basic training workout, what you eat can make a difference in both your performance and recovery."
    • Bridge Exercise Created: Wednesday, October 14, 2009 Updated: Friday, August 08, 2014
      The bridge exercise helps strengthen the glutes, hamstrings and core.
    • The Benefits of Rest and Recovery After Exercise Created: Tuesday, May 22, 2007 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      Most athletes know that adequate rest after exercise is essential to high level performance. The body repairs and strengthens itself in the time between workouts, and continuous training can actually weaken the strongest athletes. Follow these tips to get the most from your rest and recovery days.
    • RICE is best for Soft Tissue Injuries Created: Wednesday, November 26, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      RICE stands for Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation and is recommended for the immediate treatment of most soft tissue sports injuries such as sprains and strains.
    • 8 Tips for More Effective Workouts Created: Tuesday, August 05, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, August 05, 2014
      8 Tips for getting the most out of a shorter workout routine.
    • The Best and Worst Ab Exercises Created: Tuesday, September 04, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Looking for the best ab exercises? Research shows which ab exercises are the best and worst for a stronger core." itemprop="description">> Wednesday, June 11, 2008 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Learn how to soothe tight muscles by using a foam roller to release tight fascia.
    • Balance the Body With Flexibility Exercises Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Maintaining proper flexibility can help athletes stay strong, balanced and ready for competition.
    • 6 Pre-workout Snack Ideas Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Do you really need that pre-workout snack? There are some good reason to eat before a workout, but just as many reasons to skip the extra calories. Learn what, when, and why you might want to eat before exercise (and when to avoid it).
    • Essential Workout Moves Created: Friday, April 11, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014
      Including these essential movement patterns into your regular workout routine will help you stay strong, flexible and balanced.
    • Pain Relief - Anti-Inflammatory Medications for Pain Relief and Injury Created: Thursday, December 20, 2007 Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014
      Most soft-tissue sports injuries are painful because of swelling and inflammation. This inflammation can often be treated with the use of over the counter anti-inflammatory medications."
    • Strength Training For Endurance Athletes Created: Thursday, July 03, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014
      Spend some time each week doing resistance work and you may find a big payoff in better endurance and faster paces.
    • 10 Reasons To Do Bodyweight Exercises Created: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014
      Bodyweight exercises offer a perfect combination of fast fitness and do anywhere workouts. Here are the top 10 reasons you need to do bodyweight workouts.
    • The Plank Abdominal Exercise for Core Strength Created: Monday, February 11, 2008 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Learn how to perform the plank - an abdominal exercise that builds core strength and stability.
    • What an Exercise Habit Can Do for You Created: Friday, June 13, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Read one man's experience of uncovering the hidden benefits of a regular exercise routine.
    • 10 Ways To Recover Quickly After Exercise Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      What you do after exercise can help or hinder your recovery. Learn what to do to speed your physical recovery from a hard workout.
    • Cross Training Exercises and Workouts for Athletes Created: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Updated: Monday, June 30, 2014
      Cross training can help you prevent overuse injuries, muscle imbalances and the dreaded mental burnout that comes from doing the same exercise routine day after day. Here are some great cross train...
    • Why Music Helps Us Exercise Created: Friday, June 27, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Why the right music makes us move faster during workouts
    • Get Fit Faster With 30-Second Sprints Created: Friday, March 17, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Want more endurance? Do some sprints! Just six workouts of 30-second sprints may be more effective in improving cardiovascular fitness than an hour of daily moderate activity.
    • Many Seniors Lose Fitness Due to Lack of Training, Not Just Aging Created: Monday, June 05, 2006 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Many of the declines in fitness with age are due to lack of use, not just the normal aging process." itemprop="description"> Balance and Proprioception Training Products Created: Friday, June 15, 2007 Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014
      Exercise and training tools or products to improve balance and proprioception for sport and to rehab athletic injuries.
    • Lying Piriformis Stretch Created: Wednesday, June 24, 2009 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Tight piriformis muscles can lead to knee pain and lower back pain. Use this simple piriformis stretch to open your hips and keep the piriformis limber.
    • 8 Reasons Your Workout Doesn't Work Created: Saturday, April 26, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
    • Essential Workout Moves Created: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
    • Dealing With the Stress of an Injury Created: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
    • Make Your Workouts Count Created: Saturday, April 12, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014
    • Youth Sports and Overuse Injuries Created: Tuesday, June 27, 2006 Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014
      Doctors are seeing more kids with chronic and overuse injuries; experts link this with year-round sports training and little rest in the off-season." itemprop="description"" --> itemprop="descripti...
    • ACL Injury Prevention Training Program Created: Wednesday, November 19, 2003 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      ACL Injury Prevention Training Program was created to decrease the number of ACL injuries in female soccer players." itemprop="description">> Saturday, February 14, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014
      Some of the most common causes of shin splints are preventable. Here's what you can do to avoid the pain of shin splints." itemprop="description">>

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