Fixing Your Feet

Author: John Vonhof
Publisher: Wilderness Press
ISBN: 0899978312
Format: PDF, ePub
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Foot pain and injuries can thwart even the most experienced athletes. Foot expert and ultra runner John Vonhof discredits the conventional wisdom of 'no pain, no gain,' teaching instead how the interplay of anatomy, biomechanics, and footwear can lead to happy or hurting feet. With a focus on individual and team care, the 6th edition of Fixing Your Feet covers all that any active person needs to know to find out what works now and also hundreds of miles down the road. This sixth edition has an important new chapter, Blister Prevention - A New Paradigm. It contains new information about blister formation and introduces the concept of shear, which in turn, changes the way we look at blister prevention and treatment. This comprehensive resources covers the full gamut of footwear basics, prevention, and treatments. If it can happen to a foot, it's covered in this book.

The Athlete s Book of Home Remedies

Author: Jordan Metzl
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1609612353
Format: PDF
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Identify, treat, and--most important--prevent common debilitating sports injuries and medical conditions. Whether you're a hardcore competitor or a weekend warrior, this book belongs on your shelf. The Athletes Book of Home Remedies is your go-to resource for safe, effective, do-it-yourself treatments whether you have a strain, sprain, or pain that you've never felt before. When you get hurt, you have fears. You have questions. Ice or heat? Should I see a doctor? Will I need surgery? This book answers those questions and allays those fears. Dr. Jordan Metzl, one of the nation's leading sports medicine physicians, breaks down all the information into easy-to-follow strategies for effective self-treatment--while letting you know in no uncertain terms when you should go see your own doctor, pronto. The book also answers other common training questions like, "What should I eat to fuel my workouts?" and "What exercises can I do to prevent injury and perform at the next level?" Understand: Metzl isn't just a doctor. He's an elite athlete, having completed 9 Ironman triathlons and 29 marathons. He understands the mind of the athlete, how psychologically devastating any injury can be, and what it takes to get you back in your game as quickly and safely as possible. In The Athlete's Book of Home Remedies, you'll find: Eye-popping anatomical illustrations of each injury, detailed symptoms, how the injury happens, and how to fix it The secret system of the body that you can tap to boost performance and prevent injury Concussions: What you need to know The most annoying sports maladies ever--from athlete's foot to side stitches--cured! The Iron Strength Workouts: Intense, total-body exercise routines for all fitness levels designed to build injury-proof athletes Two comprehensive eating plans, each with a week's worth of meals engineered to fit the specific nutrition needs for endurance training or strength training Dozens of sneaky tips for gaining an edge in any sport

Fixing Your Feet

Author: John Vonhof
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780899979236
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Foot pain and injuries can thwart even the most experienced athletes. Foot expert and ultra runner John Vonhof discredits the conventional wisdom of 'no pain, no gain,' teaching instead how the interplay of anatomy, biomechanics, and footwear can lead to happy or hurting feet. With a focus on individual and team care, the 6th edition ofFixing Your Feet covers all that any active person needs to know to find out what works now and also hundreds of miles down the road. This sixth edition has an important new chapter, Blister Prevention - A New Paradigm. It contains new information about blister formation and introduces the concept of shear, which in turn, changes the way we look at blister prevention and treatment. This comprehensive resources covers the full gamut of footwear basics, prevention, and treatments. If it can happen to a foot, it's covered in this book.

Using a Map Compass

Author: Don Geary
Publisher: Stackpole Books
ISBN: 0811743993
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Choosing and operating a compass, interpreting maps, navigating in the wild, and handling outdoor emergencies.

The Whole Foot Book

Author: Brett Ryan Fink, MD
Publisher: Demos Medical Publishing
ISBN: 1936303248
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Whole Foot Book is the definitive reference for anyone suffering from foot pain. While many books review the basic treatment of foot and ankle conditions, The Whole Foot Book enlightens the reader with an understanding of the underlying causes of foot and ankle problems in easy to understand language. The Whole Foot Book provides indispensable information on basic foot problems as well as foot anatomy and biomechanics, systemic disorders, and nail and dermatological problems. This comprehensive resource covers footwear basics, prevention, and treatments along with clear diagrams, photos, and charts that demonstrate techniques and solutions. It covers common foot problems faced by diabetics, seniors, and athletes, including bunions, hammer toes, corns, calluses, warts, and skin maladies. In also features a chapter on choosing the proper footwear, gives advice on when to seek professional attention and helps you to understand when foot surgery is not and is not necessary, and highlights recent advances in foot surgery. But The Whole Foot Book goes further and addresses less common issues including neuropathy, blood clots, and HIV/Aids among others.

Anatomy for Runners

Author: Jay Dicharry
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1620871599
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Offers advice on achieving goals for running without suffering injury, including mobility and stability tests, tips on the best way to run, and an assessment of running footwear.

Running Doc s Guide to Healthy Running

Author: Lewis G. Maharam, MD
Publisher: VeloPress
ISBN: 1937716503
Format: PDF, ePub
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For a runner, injury is a terrible fate. Yet every year, nearly half of America’s runners suffer an injury severe enough to bring them to a halt. From head to toenails, Running Doc’s Guide to Healthy Running is the most comprehensive guide to running injuries and preventative care. Maharam offers simple, effective treatments for every common running injury and also delivers easy-to-follow advice on the best way to prepare for and enjoy running events of all types and distances. Trust the Running DocTM to get you back on your feet. Lewis G. Maharam, MD, is the most trusted authority on healthy running, and his guide will help you avoid nearly every common running-related injury. If you’re already injured, Running Doc will help you diagnose, treat, and recover to run pain-free.

Great Feet for Life

Author: Paul Langer
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781577491590
Format: PDF, Docs
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Over a lifetime, our feet carry us more than 100,000 miles and endure tens of millions of pounds of total impact. Unless we take good care of our feet as we age, our ability to stay active and independent can be threatened. Healthy feet provide the foundation for healthy aging. Written by a podiatrist, Great Feet for Life covers every important aspect of footcare and footwear, including: nail care, calluses and corns, shoe selection, insoles & orthotics, skin care, arthritis, footcare products, common foot conditions and injuries, heel pain, hammertoes & bunions, shoe comfort. Great Feet for Life offers simple, step-by-step instructions for self-care. There is even a chapter on staying active, maintaining good balance, and preventing falls. Whether you are caring for yourself or someone else, this book is your complete footcare and footwear resource for healthy aging. Book jacket.

The Blister Prone Athlete s Guide to Preventing Foot Blisters

Author:
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780646943572
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Foot blisters can be tricky to avoid. New shoes, hot days, sweaty feet, hard surfaces, steep hills, longer distances. It can feel like you've tried everything but you still get blisters and you have no idea why. The fact is, stock-standard blister prevention techniques don't always work, especially for those a little more blister prone than others. Thankfully, when you understand the four factors that combine to cause blisters, it changes everything. And I'm not talking about heat, moisture and friction. If you want to get on top of blisters in sport - these are a given! You need to find solutions knowing it's going to be hot and sweaty in your shoes and friction levels are high.In The Blister Prone Athlete's Guide to Preventing Foot Blisters, the author outlines the best preventive strategies for the ten most common foot blister locations. It doesn't matter what sport you play, what climate you live in or how blister prone you are, preventing blisters can be easy. But you need to consider each anatomical location on its own merits. This is what it takes to get on top of blisters when basic blister prevention techniques are not enough.

Natural Foot Care

Author: Stephanie L. Tourles
Publisher: Storey Publishing
ISBN: 1612121985
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Treat your feet with your own homemade and luxurious all-natural creams, lotions, and soaks. Stephanie Tourles offers easy-to-follow herbal recipes that provide gentle, soothing solutions to common foot ailments — from corns, bunions, and rashes to chronic dryness and cold feet. Tourles also includes illustrated instructions for a relaxing foot massage and suggests a number of exercises designed to strengthen and stretch your feet. Take a natural step toward soft skin and strong soles, and discover how good your feet can feel.