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How To Stretch A Hamstring Muscle 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

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

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

I think I'm hitting plateau where my muscle gains
Updated 7/23/2016 1:49:37 PM

I think I'm hitting plateau where my muscle gains are balancing out my fat loss. I just really hope I'm not wrong about noticing some muscle definition on some parts of my body. I might just be dreaming. Lol. Hooray for non scale victories!...  Read more

Hi! I need help, I have a ton of muscle and I'm ju
Updated 7/21/2016 12:05:49 PM

Hi! I need help, I have a ton of muscle and I'm just trying to shed some belly fat, but I always gain weight in muscle. I'm very active because I have soccer twice a day (which is a lot of cardio) but I can't seem to lose the weight!...  Read more

#exercise #gym Does anyone know of any stretches f
Updated 7/22/2016 2:01:55 PM

#exercise #gym Does anyone know of any stretches for the sciatic nerve? It has been killing me at the gym & hindering successful workouts....  Read more

50 minutes of stretch and upper body strength trai
Updated 7/18/2016 11:11:02 AM

50 minutes of stretch and upper body strength training done...burned 300 calories too :) I'm really going to be sore 2 morrow :) I will be sanding drywall this afternoon too :)...  Read more

Gaining more muscle and looking leaner from the diet switch and exercise! Taking the stairs instead
Updated 7/17/2016 6:33:53 AM

Gaining more muscle and looking leaner from the diet switch and exercise! Taking the stairs instead of the escalator at work helps too! #firstpost...  Read more

Benefits of Stretching

Stretching, in its most basic form, is a natural and automatic action. People often stretch instinctively after waking from sleep or after long periods of inactivity.While the benefits of daily exercise are numerous and well known, the benefits of a...  Read more

Help with leg cramps

Cramps can be a real nightmare, especially when they wake you at night. Leg cramps most commonly hit your calves and hamstrings, though they can show up in just about any muscle. Sometimes they seem to come out of nowhere, but they can also be clearl...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  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