ACL Injuries - Get to Know the Risk Factors
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament, commonly referred to as the ACL, is a dense band of tissue that provides stability to the knee. Fibers of the ACL can be injured or torn when abnormal movement forces the ligament beyond its capacity. Typically, a combination of motions involving twisting at the knee while weight-bearing results in excessive load and rupture of the ACL. ACL injuries are often in non-contact environments, meaning the player was not necessarily in a collision o
Why Running Feels Easier?
Four years older, one more baby, twice as busy, half as fit...yet running seems easier? How is that possible??? I am training for my second half marathon, now at 35 years old, with two small children, while starting and growing my own business, carpooling to and from Kindergarten, and feeling as busy (or more) as ever... In the last few years, I have not been exercising as regularly; I have less time for myself; yet somehow I feel like running has gotten easier and I am