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Alaska Exercise Center
(907) 561-4641
712 W 36th Ave
Anchorage, AK
 
Yoga Motion Fitness
(907) 562-2273
3565 Arctic Blvd.
Anchorage, AK
 
Warrior Scholar Kenpo Karate
(907) 349-7846
5841 Arctic Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Slender You Figure Salon
(907) 770-2600
4240 Old Seward Highway Suite
Anchorage, AK
 
World Gym
(907) 646-8686
2700 A St Suite B
Anchorage, AK
 
Inner Dance Yoga Studio
(907) 248-1965
2610 Spenard Rd
Anchorage, AK
 
Greatland Martial Arts Center
(907) 344-2000
7521 Old Seward Hwy
Anchorage, AK
 
Yoga Motion Fitness
(907) 562-2273
3565 Arctic Blvd.Anchorage
, AK
 
Champ Tae Kwon Do
(907) 230-4907
113 W Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK
 
Gracie Barra Alaska
(907) 562-0902
401 W International Airport Rd Suite 25
Anchorage, AK
 

Listen to Your Body

By Nadine Currie Jackson
 

Skaters in the Cold

One of Nadine's sore feet after a week at Skate Farm.
 

You've heard it before, but it's worth repeating: Pain is your friend, a message from your body that something is wrong ... the pan is too hot ... the bee is angry ... there's a blister on your toe.

It's also a regular — although fortunately not constant — companion of athletes and fitness enthusiasts, skaters included.

It's there when we push ourselves hard during a workout; it's there when we fall or otherwise injure ourselves.

Naturally, we don't think much about pain, except how to avoid it. But the truth is if you learn to listen to pain, it will visit you less often.

How to listen

Think of the way your legs burn when you charge up a hill. The pain is caused by a buildup of lactic acid and other glycogen waste products in your muscles. It's normal, and it usually subsides once you reach the top of the hill or otherwise decrease your level of exertion.

The question is: how should you react to this pain? In and of itself, it won't kill you. But as you may have noticed, it usually makes a mess of your technique — not to mention, your perceptual skills and judgment. And that, of course, is a recipe for disaster. When you start skating sloppy, you're headed for a fall.

There may be times, such as at the end of a race, when you'll want to push yourself through the pain. But be aware of the risk this poses to you and the people arou...

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