Your first line of defense to prevent injury is to keep your calves strong.
Knee Injury does not put you out of the Game! Knowing I had a knee injury I was determined not to go down this road in the immediate future so I developed and used the Yates Method. This involved strengthening and lengthening, and improving balance, to work on my knees. There’s no way I was ready
Do 10 to 15 reps of each exercise every other day. Over time, your muscular endurance and balance will improve. They are also a lot of fun to do.
Ellen’s Exercise of the Month: Core & Balance (Picture via Fitness Magazine) This exercise ball move will strengthen your core & improve balance. To Do This Move: Stand about a foot behind a stability exercise ball with feet together Moving from your hips, bend forward and place your hands on the ball Raise your left