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How To Stretch A Hamstring Resources

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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

Dorm Room Workouts

College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to...  Read more

9 Helpful Tips for Your First Charity Race

Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre...  Read more

6 Stretches for Runners After Crossing the Finish Line

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

Ohhh my hamstrings, quads, and back! 4 hrs of yard
Updated 9/14/2016 2:05:36 PM

Ohhh my hamstrings, quads, and back! 4 hrs of yardwork yesterday did me in!...  Read more

I just started doing yoga stretches but i can't f
Updated 9/11/2016 12:13:45 PM

I just started doing yoga stretches but i can't figure out how to add it to my tracking so i can see how many calories (if any) I have burned. Help. Lost & bewildered...  Read more

Great job! You're in the home stretch!
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Great job! You're in the home stretch!...  Read more

Pulled my hamstring today... so so frustrated!
Updated 9/7/2016 8:09:41 PM

Pulled my hamstring today... so so frustrated!...  Read more

Stretching and walking a bit while sore will loose
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Stretching and walking a bit while sore will loosen your muscles and help keep you from getting as sore next time. Keep up the good work!...  Read more

Mini-exercises

Don't waste time waiting for things - while i wait for the kettle to boil, i do push ups again the kitchen counter. while brushing my teeth, i stretch my hamstrings or do squats. why not make those 2-3 minutes in a day add up as added strength and...  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

Golfers Unite

A Place for Golfers to get together and discuss, fitness, stretching and of course golf....  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

The 13 Best Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I thought for sure it would be a bad combination with yoga. Running is repetitive, it can be hard on the body, and it's fast.After my first few runs, I felt sore and tight, despite my thorough stretching session afte...  Read more