How to Pick the Right Pair of Running Shoes

Written by Robb Ksiazek

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When to Buy New Running Shoes:

  • Look atrepparttar soles. If they are worn out or very unevenly worn it is time for a new pair.
  • If you’ve traveled roughly 400-500 miles on your treadmill or it’s been six months, it is time for a new pair. Remember, if you are wearing your shoes for other activities, those miles count too!

What questions shouldrepparttar 150504 salespeople ask?

  • How long have you been running?
  • How much mileage are you doing per week?
  • Are you training for a particular event?
  • Where do you do most of your running?
  • How much do you weigh?
  • Are you aware of any foot problems?

Make sure that your shoes fit properly, below are some tips to help:

  • Check for adequate room atrepparttar 150505 toebox by pressing your thumb ontorepparttar 150506 shoe just aboverepparttar 150507 longest toe. Thumb should fit betweenrepparttar 150508 end ofrepparttar 150509 toe andrepparttar 150510 top ofrepparttar 150511 shoe.
  • There should be adequate room inrepparttar 150512 widest part of foot. The shoe shouldn’t be tight and your foot shouldn’t slide around.
  • You heel should fit snugly against back of shoe without sliding up and down when running.
  • Run around inrepparttar 150513 store – try on a hard surface, not just onrepparttar 150514 carpet to get a true feeling on howrepparttar 150515 shoe will react outside.

Simple solutions will get your running. The more you know about your feet and what activities you will be partaking in,repparttar 150516 more prepared you will be to findrepparttar 150517 right pair of shoes. Shoes are important forrepparttar 150518 health of your feet, but forrepparttar 150519 rest of your bones and joints as well.

Robb Ksiazek is an author and web publisher writing about mind, body, and soul for He believes that our bodies have the power to heal themselves, we just need to allow them.

A Brief Overview Of Colitis

Written by Kirsten Whittaker

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The symptoms most commonly reported by sufferers of colitis are abdominal pain and bloody diarrhea. However, sufferers may also experience fatigue, weight loss, a suppressed appetite, bleeding fromrepparttar rectum and can become deficient in essential nutrients.

Diagnosing Colitis can be tricky due to its similarity to other IBDs. Therefore, a thorough physical exam and series of tests are usually required. Blood tests are carried out to help identify anemia, or high white blood cell count, which usually signifies inflammation withinrepparttar 150471 body. Stool samples are commonly checked for evidence of blood or infection. You may have to have a colonoscopy and/or biopsy, which involves taking a sample of tissue fromrepparttar 150472 lining ofrepparttar 150473 colon. Another possibility is a barium enema x-ray ofrepparttar 150474 colon. This involves fillingrepparttar 150475 colon with barium solution and then taking x-rays to highlight any ulcers or inflammation.

The main treatment option for sufferers is medication, however depending onrepparttar 150476 serious ofrepparttar 150477 disease surgery may be required to removerepparttar 150478 colon. For some people, watching what they eat and avoiding known triggers can lead to a reduction in symptoms or remission. Although, for most peoplerepparttar 150479 symptoms return, with surgery beingrepparttar 150480 only known cure.

Kirsten Whittaker has an interest in Colitis. To access more articles on Colitis or Crohn’s Disease click on the following link – or for additional Crohn’s information and resources go here -

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