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How To Raise A Calf Resources

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Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

How to Use the Seated Calf Raise Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles. The Setup Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang...  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

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

How to Use the Stair Stepper

If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha...  Read more

Looking for opinions on compression calf sleeves v
Updated 3/24/2015 7:48:59 AM

Looking for opinions on compression calf sleeves vs. KT tape. I've managed to get shin splints during my C25K training, and I'd like to avoid any further injury or unnecessary rest days. Thanks!...  Read more

How do I ask for a significant raise at work?
Updated 3/22/2015 8:04:27 AM

I know this is not food, exercise, or weight related, but it is life related and I don't know who else to ask. Maybe some insight from someone else can help me. I am working as an x-ray tech in an urgent care. Because I work mainly front desk/r...  Read more

How do I ask for a significant raise at work?
Updated 3/17/2015 4:19:19 PM

I know this isn't food, exercise, or weight related, but I need help. Any advice or shared experience might help me in this problem. I am working as an x-ray tech in an urgent care. Because I work mainly front desk/reception and our x ray qu...  Read more

How do I ask for a significant raise at work?
Updated 3/20/2015 10:57:14 AM

I am working as an x-ray tech in an urgent care. Because I work mainly front desk/reception and our x ray quota is usually small, I am grossly underpaid, basically I am being paid as a receptionist 15.00 dollars an hour, instead of the 25.00 an hour...  Read more

Grand families - kinship caregivers? raising LO?
Updated 3/11/2015 3:56:48 PM

Hi all - we are raising our special needs 2&1/2 year old Grandson, full time since July. It has been a roller coaster since my daughters pregnancy 3 & 1/2 years ago and the past 2 have taken its toll in my fitness level! Would love to connect with o...  Read more

Free exercise !!

Do calf raises while washing the dishes! The more dishes the more calf raises!...  Read more

Exercises to do while standing

For me when I find myself standing in line or standing around I tend to do a few exercises to pass the time and tighten up my legs. If standing in line somewhere I tend to do different types of calf raises, whether its legs together calf raises or fe...  Read more

Organic, Ethical, Local Eaters & Crunchy People

A place for like-minded crunchy people to get together to chat about organic, pastured, humanely raised, local, sustainable food and cooking....  Read more

6 Calf Exercises for More Shapely Legs

Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t...  Read more

8 Great Stability Ball Exercises

One of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment found in the gym, or even in your own home, is the stability ball. Not only does it help you to build better core stabilization, while aiding in balance and flexibility, it also allows for a m...  Read more