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Running is bad for the knees: Myth or truth?

by Owen Wiseman, H.BSc., on 6 September 2017, Muscle and joint
running

The impact of your foot as it first hits pavement is a feeling many are familiar with, as well the future consequences that inevitably come with the activity…or do they?

The traditional belief is that running can damage the tissues in the knee over time due to the high impact nature of the exercise…

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Suffering from sore muscles after a workout?

by Dominique Vanier, B.Sc.H., M.Env.Sc., on 24 May 2017, Muscle and joint
sore muscles

Few things are comparable to the adrenalin, endorphins, and dopamine release that take place during a good workout. Endorphins trigger a positive feeling similar to that of morphine – a powerful opiate drug that is used to relieve pain.

A tough workout often induces sore muscles. Also known as “delayed onset muscle soreness” or DOMS, sore muscles after a workout are believed to be caused by microscopic damage to muscle fibres during exercise…

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