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Weekend warriors in their 30s have the highest rate of achilles ruptures. One of the factors that makes you prone to this injury is a tight heel cord. Ladies if you wear heels all the time you are contributing to this tightness.
To overcome this we recommend regular stretching of the calf muscles. One piece of equipment that can help is the ProStretch.  A small and easy adjustable piece of at home gym equipment that can help prevent painful injuries like an achilles rupture (just ask Kobe)

 

 

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Anterior knee pain?

If you are dealing with pain around the knee cap than you need to exercise your hips and knees. A recent study in the Journal of Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy found that a 4 week program of stretching and strengthening the knee resulted in less pain at 3, 6, and 12 months. Stretching your hamstrings and quads using a stretch strap is a great way to start your program.  See affiliate link below for stretch strap with instructional booklet.

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