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From the monthly archives: February 2011

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ITB Syndrome: More than Just Knee Pain

The Iliotibial band (ITB) is an extremely strong band of fascia (a form of Connective tissue) that runs from the top of the pelvis, down the outside of the leg, before eventually inserting onto the tibia, fibula, and patella. Excessive tension or stress within the ITB causes it to rub over the femur just as it crosses the knee. The abnormal forces, by way of friction and tension results in localized burning, aching pain and tenderness on the outside of the knee as it is bent or straightened out. Without proper care, it takes an average of four weeks before the severity of the symptoms make your workouts an insurmountable task.

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The Benefits of Whey Protein

Adding protein to your diet is one of the most important changes you can make that will have a significant affect upon your health. Protein has many benefits to your health such as raising HDL (your good cholesterol), lowering triglycerides, decreases insulin resistance, promoting lean muscle growth and satiety.

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