Iliotibial Band Syndrome or ITBS Treatment and Cure

ITB Muscles

Do you feel pain on the outer side of your knees? Tightening or swelling on your upper legs? Pain and weakness when moving your hips sideways? This might be Iliotibial band syndrome. Watch out! The Iliotibial band or ITB is a long tendon-like structure that stretches from the pelvis to the knees. It supports and […]

Quest Bar: I can #CheatClean Everday!

Quest Bar Philippines

I have been munching these delicious Quest Bars for weeks. It’s healthy, delicious and guilt-free. Quest Bars are high in protien, low on carbs and junk free. It’s a clean way to cheat and makes everyday a cheat day! It’s unbelievable how something this delicious can be healthy. They really taste good. It comes with […]

Achilles Tendonitis Facts And Treatments

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Achilles tendonitis may lead to a runner’s downfall. If left untreated, it could end anyone’s running career. Oh no! Achilles tendonitis is the swelling of the Achilles tendon, the largest tendon in the body. Although it can withstand great stress on the feet, over-use and over exertion can cause it to swell. Signs and Symptoms […]

Ask Takbo.ph: When to use Warm or Cold Compress for Running Injuries

The common advice for running injury is to ice it. After all, that is what the letter I stands for in R.I.C.E. But when exactly do you use warm compress or cold compress for your injuries? I received this question from the Takbo.ph Facebook page. For muscle injury, do you use warm or cold compress? […]

Softdrinks Tax Proposed to benefit Yolanda Rehabilitation Projects

A Softdrinks Tax of 10% is being proposed in Congress to help rehabilitation projects for Yolanda victims and for its health benefits. This is the proposal of Nueva Ecija Rep. Estrellita Suansing. Softdrinks tax has been implemented in a few countries already and research has shown that higher prices in softdrinks can reduce the rate […]