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Passive Hamstring Stretch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Passive Hamstring Stretch.

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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

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

Reference Guide to Stretching

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Stretching comes naturally to all of us. You might notice that if you have been sitting in a particular position for a long time, you stretch unco...  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

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

Sore hamstrings from workout! I'm actually proud o
Updated 8/24/2016 11:47:26 AM

Sore hamstrings from workout! I'm actually proud of this mild stiffness! Means I'm moving forward and strengthening up ☺️...  Read more

Anyone work on stretching/flexibility? I'm doing a
Updated 8/23/2016 11:46:25 AM

Anyone work on stretching/flexibility? I'm doing a 30 day split challenge. I've lost all flexibility 😑 #flexible #exercise...  Read more

On the road again ! Stretching and balance ex and
Updated 8/16/2016 12:03:40 PM

On the road again ! Stretching and balance ex and tracking....  Read more

Here's a tricky question- what group do you place walking while in a pool and gently stretching ur l
Updated 8/16/2016 2:18:39 AM

Here's a tricky question- what group do you place walking while in a pool and gently stretching ur legs n knees while in a pool? If in the pool what category do you use- swimming-general, or swimming aerobics, or other??? Thnx. #swimming, #stretching...  Read more

Hey all post some stretching ideas for calves and
Updated 8/11/2016 7:55:33 AM

Hey all post some stretching ideas for calves and thighs....  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

Stretching

I have recently incorporated stretching into my daily routine. How beneficial! Flexibility helps me more easily perform routine chores & reduces injury. The stretches for my lower back, including piriforms and hamstring, reduce lower back pain, w...  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

Best & Worst Exercises for Arthritis

It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o...  Read more