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Hamstring Weight Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hamstring Weight 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

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

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

7 Exercises to Work Your Whole Body

Ever gone through a workout and afterwards said, "That was great, except I forgot to work my triceps," or "I should have done a set of leg lifts"? Here’s a workout that will have you thinking, "Why haven't I don...  Read more

Started my weight loss journey 1/3/15 and down 10
Updated 2/1/2015 6:22:37 AM

Started my weight loss journey 1/3/15 and down 10 lbs and 7.75 inches!!! Feeling great and so thankful for this site to help me keep my motovation and track my progress. I have another 20 lbs to loose :)...  Read more

I'm doing the weight loss on my own
Updated 1/31/2015 11:36:33 PM

Hi I doing weight loss on my own similar to Weight Watcher. I lost 26 pounds and still have more to lose. I want to get to my goal weight and be healthlier and my next porject is to quit smoking so I can have knee replacement on my left knee...  Read more

Exercise while recovering from injury
Updated 1/31/2015 5:53:54 PM

Last summer I had a major injury, broke my leg in 3 places. My doctor says the bone is now healed and I have his OK to exercise as tolerated. I am 59 years old and was in pretty good condition prior to my injury although I am overweight. I am still u...  Read more

How does spark know when you lose weight?
Updated 1/31/2015 9:26:50 PM

How does spark know when you lose weight?...  Read more

What benefit is my Exercise?
Updated 1/31/2015 5:50:44 PM

I don't feel any better. I am not losing weight. I stress over finding the time to get it done. Seems to me I should just quit. But I am not a quitter just a whiner I guess....  Read more

Use your exercise ball to add additional hamstring stretch

I use my exercise ball to increase the intensity of hamstring stretches. First I get into a yoga position called "legs up the wall". (Back and head on floor, legs at 90 degrees up the wall.) Then I place the exercise ball between the wall and the b...  Read more

The Firm Slim Solutions Yoga Workout

I am NOT a yoga person, but needed something to help stretch me out as I have had trouble with back/hip/hamstring that kept me from being able to exercise at all. This DVD feels so good on those tight areas and many things are what my physical therap...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  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