Can active-but-average folks possibly hope to stay in shape by mixing a little formal fitness time with a healthy dose of everyday life activity? To find out, we spent a week monitoring four people with different fitness obstacles AND objectives. The results were encouraging.
When I travel outside the country, I am regularly reminded of how many people are struggling with immense problems and living in great need, without basic necessities like food, shelter and freedom. I am also reminded, at these times, by how blessed many of us are to be facing lesser struggles.
Degenerative joint disease can cause debilitating pain, loss of mobility, and function, even severe disability. But what if you're just starting to suffer from a little wear and tear? Here's how to work with your joints — not against them.