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Hamstring Muscle Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hamstring Muscle Exercises.

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A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

General exercise guidelines are that your heart ra
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General exercise guidelines are that your heart rate needs to be in the cardio zone for at least 10 minutes at a time to achieve health benefits. That's why the tracker only counts something as an exercise "event" if it's 10 minutes or longer. ...  Read more

Are You Competitive with Exercise ?
Updated 7/6/2015 4:47:59 PM

When you exercise with a buddy or in a group Do you automatically feel a little competitive with someone else38 or Do you just try to beat your last best effort 38 or Do you just try to complete the exercise 38...  Read more

Is there a reason that exercises under 10 mins don
Updated 7/6/2015 4:56:44 PM

Is there a reason that exercises under 10 mins dont show up on our list of activities we have done. I have a screenshot of it in my blog. I was trying new things& listed them. The total time there but nothing else is listed! So annoying/discouraged...  Read more

stopped exercising for a week and ate NBA nothing
Updated 7/6/2015 10:34:29 AM

stopped exercising for a week and ate NBA nothing but junk and too much food. I gained 7 pounds in that time. it's time to get my head out of my butt and get it done!...  Read more

well exercise has been a pain literally lately! Kn
Updated 7/6/2015 10:42:22 AM

well exercise has been a pain literally lately! Knee brace helps but my lower back is toast this morning. I have two ruptured disks and it's acting up. Got back from walk in pain. Not good grrrr...  Read more

Better Posture

Whenever you are standing, think about the long chain of muscles in the back of your body supporting your spine - calves, hamstrings, gluteals, back, neck - and imagine them as long and strong. Continue that extension through the crown of your head....  Read more

My Busy Schedule Secret

I'm a full time college student with a full time job, it's easy to get too busy to fit in exercise. On days when I don't have much time I go to my school's track and walk during my break. It's not hardcore cardio, but every little bit counts (:...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

12 Hamstring Stretches for Greater Flexibility

Tight hamstrings are a common complaint not only amongst runners, cyclists and rowers, but for those who tend to sit most of the day, whether at a desk at work or school, spend a lot of time on the couch watching TV, sitting at the computer, even for...  Read more

10 Full Body Strength Training Exercises for the Beginner

Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training. Cardio-respiratory a...  Read more