Many gym veterans can recall how doctors and other healthcare providers maligned squats and recommended leg extensions. Squats were supposed to be "bad" for the knee and leg extensions were supposed to be "good" for the knee.
As a surgeon who performs bunionplasty surgery to help women return to high heels and pointy-toed shoes, I can only encourage women to consider exercise programs that are aimed at strengthening the feet and legs.
Yes, it's pretty cold outside. But before you know it, it will be spring and you will be out and running again. In the event you've taken some time off from running, here are some exercises to get road ready.