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Improving Flexibility Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Improving Flexibility.

Yoga Body Bliss

A new study published by the University of California at Berkeley shows that women who practice yoga have better body images and less disordered eating patterns than women who take part in traditional aerobic exercises. Study participants filled out...  Read more

The Buzz on Jazzercise

Jazzercise, created by Judi Sheppard Missett, is the world's leading dance-fitness program. Since 1969, millions of people of all ages and fitness levels have reaped the benefits of this comprehensive program, designed to enhance cardiovascular e...  Read more

4 Smarter Ways to Limber Up

I’m the first to admit that stretching is not high on my priority list.  When I’m crunched for time, the last thing I want to do is spend an extra 5-10 minutes stretching after a workout.  Consequently, my body has paid the pric...  Read more

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late...  Read more

9 Myths & Misconceptions about Pilates

When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l...  Read more

My sleeping habits :-(!!! I must improved so that
Updated 11/25/2015 5:30:07 AM

My sleeping habits :-(!!! I must improved so that I give body time to heal/recup!...  Read more

Not sure how to improve myself
Updated 11/22/2015 2:08:11 AM

OK. I may confuse you, but bare with me. 12 So, I am 7 st 4, but with IBS, and so my weight fluctuates. This also means that I can not eat as healthy as I would like as I would have IBS attacks. I also now have belly fat that I would like to lo...  Read more

anyone else training for a 5k? how do you improve
Updated 11/19/2015 3:11:13 PM

anyone else training for a 5k? how do you improve your time... my first one with a time limit is coming up...  Read more

How can I find out WHY I want to improve my health
Updated 11/21/2015 9:28:47 AM

Hey everyone! I've been fairly quiet in this message board, but I believe it is time to come out from the back and ask for help. Sparkpeople, I've been on this journey for God knows how long and I've accomplished some AMAZING things on the...  Read more

This app is great for improving health! Thank you
Updated 11/10/2015 5:50:41 AM

This app is great for improving health! Thank you SP...  Read more


I find something that really makes cardio exercise much more enjoyable is to first improve flexibility, then strength, and then increase cardio....  Read more


The essence of Chi Gong is in fluid movements that engage your entire body, and conscious breathing. These movements improve your strength, flexibility & coordination. And you''ll probably never find a more relaxing meditation!But it doesn't stop wit...  Read more

SPARK OREGON -The Official Oregon Team

We are a community focused towards the health and well-being of all Oregonians. A team dedicated to encouraging spiritual growth, financial wellness, and improving physical and mental health....  Read more

Stretch Your Muscles with Strength Training

Although not everyone agrees about when to stretch, how long to stretch or what to stretch, most people include stretching as a regular part of their exercise routine. Research has shown that flexibility and range of motion decrease as we age. Regu...  Read more

What's the Difference Between Yoga and Pilates?

I have always thought of the combination of Pilates and yoga as the perfect marriage. Both are transformational, focused methods of movement that facilitate positive change in the body, mind and spirit. In my opinion, their differences complement one...  Read more

Improving Flexibility

I'm not exactly flexible. I can just hear my daughter laughing at this because she can bend in half without any problems and do the splits while standing! I can hardly bend in quarter but I'm trying to improve. I've been taking about 15 or 20 minutes...  Read more