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Hamstring Running Injury Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hamstring Running Injury.

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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

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

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

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

If your tracking your food, run the report and see
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If your tracking your food, run the report and see if there is anything in excess. For me my carbs were always really high even though my calories were within range. Once I adjusted that I have been losing steadily. Also I agree more calories....  Read more

Walked two miles, and ran about three quarters of
Updated 5/31/2016 12:44:46 AM

Walked two miles, and ran about three quarters of a mile nonstop, wasn't too bad for not running since track. Good night everyone, off to study for my med test tomorrow!:(...  Read more

Ran 2 mi w\o stopping 1st time in whole life!!! :)
Updated 5/31/2016 10:22:56 AM

OVER THE MOON SO HAPPY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I RAN 2 FULL MILES FOR THE FIRST TIME IN MY WHOLE LIFE TODAY, not to add that they were on hills!!!!!!!!!!!! ahhh!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :) :) :) :) I had basically given up on myself b\c I was running on a much ha...  Read more

The other day my grandaughter said,"Grammy run dow
Updated 5/30/2016 2:55:04 PM

The other day my grandaughter said,"Grammy run down the hill with me!" And then we ran back up the hill! I was able to do this several times without getting tired. Thankful I'm getting healthy and active so I can do this with her!...  Read more

I ran 1.5 miles and walked 2 miles. My legs are so
Updated 5/30/2016 8:02:12 AM

I ran 1.5 miles and walked 2 miles. My legs are so sore.... #exercise #hard #running...  Read more

Stretching

I have recently incorporated stretching into my daily routine. How beneficial! Flexibility helps me more easily perform routine chores & reduces injury. The stretches for my lower back, including piriforms and hamstring, reduce lower back pain, w...  Read more

When Injured, Do the Right Thing

Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  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

8 Amazing Exercises for the TRX

If you haven't been in a gym recently you may be surprised to see trainers and fitness enthusiasts incorporating many new gadgets into their workout routines to help keep their training fresh and challenging. Having covered kettlebells, BOSU trai...  Read more