inflammation spots

Common painful spots, courtesy of estrogen fluctuations

Am I the only one who cracks and pops on every angle right at the beginning of every jog? I was never the most flexible girl in gym class, and the mere idea of cracking my knuckles has always sent shivers down my spine. So now, of course, every time I try to kick my workout up a notch, I find myself awfully sore and in pain the following two or even three days. Eventually, my body adjusts until it’s time to increase activity again, but I’m not fond of staying put every few weeks, feeling frail. Continue reading