Posts in category "knee problems runners"

Beyond the Burpee Exercise

Beyond the Burpee Exercise
The Burpee Exercise   I think the fitness industry has gone burpee-mad! I would never denounce the burpee as an exercise since I prescribe them myself in classes and private training sessions.  But the burpee is not all I have up my trainer sleeve.  In fact, burpees do not even make my top 25 favorite... Read more »

Does running on a treadmil place less stress on your knees than the pavement?

Does running on a treadmil place less stress on your knees than the pavement?
I have to admit that this does sound like a truthful statement.  But if you think about the physics behind force which is mass x acceleration, you can see how this is a myth.  The amount of force on the joints (the knees and ankles in particular)  is the same whether you are running on... Read more »