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Increase Flexibility Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Increase Flexibility.

Managing Arthritis with Exercise

Does this sound familiar? "My joints are achy, I feel stiff all the time, and it’s hard to get out of bed in the morning." If there were ever a good excuse not to exercise – if there were ever a defensible time to throw in the t...  Read more

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

Burn 20% More Calories with This Walking Technique

Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b...  Read more

Breaking Up With Your Personal Trainer

Who knows your body almost as well as you do? Your personal trainer. He knows your weaknesses and has helped you turn them into strengths over time, pushing you to achieve more than you ever thought possible. The best way to avoid having a bad b...  Read more

29 Proven Methods to Manage Aches & Pains

Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer...  Read more

Day 2 and going strong! Walked and ate well. Finally, I am feeling stronger. I increased my steps
Updated 7/18/2016 11:09:18 PM

Day 2 and going strong! Walked and ate well. Finally, I am feeling stronger. I increased my steps to 9000 a day after suffering from plantar fasciitis. My body was telling me to change my lifestyle. #nofastfood #Dukandiet...  Read more

Surgery soon and anxiety increasing
Updated 7/17/2016 7:38:16 PM

24 Hey friends I'm new to this site but I wanted to check in and see how people talk about getting the sleeve. My surgery is Wednesday I'm worried about the pain, the organization of all the things we have to do post surgery and especially hair loss...  Read more

Any tips on how to increase your appetite for food
Updated 7/6/2016 3:45:38 AM

Any tips on how to increase your appetite for food? I get hungry but when it's time to eat I can't eat much and it takes me a long time to finish the meal. It's really affecting my progress towards my goals. How can i increase my appetite?...  Read more

I'm increasing carbs on the days i do cardio by ad
Updated 7/4/2016 6:40:24 PM

I'm increasing carbs on the days i do cardio by adding yogurt and berries to breakfast. Little scared the losses will turn back to gains. Feeling a little crazy. #keto #lowcarb...  Read more

Just increased my jogging intervals to 1 minute 45
Updated 7/3/2016 5:56:13 PM

Just increased my jogging intervals to 1 minute 45 seconds, up from 1min 30 seconds last week. I do two minutes of walking in between. I'm amazed that I was able to do that for the full 30 minutes today. Last week I couldn't do one 1:45 interval....  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

Hot Yoga

Hot Yoga gets your heart rate up, while increasing your flexibility, and peace of mind. It's great for burning calories. I'm always floating afterward. Many studios have a karma class for a reduced fee that goes to charity, and many studios also let...  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

More Americans Experiencing the Debilitating Effects of Arthritis

Over 50 million Americans live with the painful and sometimes life-changing effects of arthritis. That number has remained constant over the past few years. According to a new report from the CDC, what has changed is the number of people reporting...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

Maintain Weight, Increase Muscle, Decrease Fat, Increase Flexibility

My goal is to stay strong and healthy. I want to decrease my chances of developing cancer, osteoporosis, obesity, type II diabetes, heart attack, stroke, and other cardiovascular disorders. My exercise plan includes aerobic exercise, str...  Read more