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Strained Calf Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Strained Calf Muscle.

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Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

How to Walk with Proper Form and Technique

Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  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

Any suggestions on how to handle muscle sores and
Updated 10/28/2014 5:43:30 AM

Any suggestions on how to handle muscle sores and pains after exercising? I jump rope and my ankles hurt like hell after im done. But it doesnt hurt during the exercise, just after its done. When im resting....  Read more

Extremely low muscle mass
Updated 10/27/2014 1:53:26 PM

Okay, I'm finally going to post this. I'm a normal weight (152 at 5'8"), but my body fat is up around 37-38%. Just a few years ago, it was 17.9% in 2007, and I was up to running 8 miles. Then my IT band rebelled and the sports doctor said 10Ks...  Read more

Ok so here goes, I pulled a muscle in my lower bac
Updated 10/17/2014 12:33:18 AM

Ok so here goes, I pulled a muscle in my lower back. Does anyone know of any stretches or exercises I can do to loosen the muscles up....  Read more

Any Advice for Losing Weight while gaining muscle
Updated 10/4/2014 3:42:27 PM

Any Advice for Losing Weight while gaining muscle mass??...  Read more

Can we please stop with the "muscle weighs more th
Updated 10/4/2014 1:05:13 PM

Can we please stop with the "muscle weighs more than fat"? One pound of muscle is the same as one pound of fat. Now, muscle takes up less space and looks better....  Read more

Exercises to do while standing

For me when I find myself standing in line or standing around I tend to do a few exercises to pass the time and tighten up my legs. If standing in line somewhere I tend to do different types of calf raises, whether its legs together calf raises or fe...  Read more

Free exercise !!

Do calf raises while washing the dishes! The more dishes the more calf raises!...  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

6 Calf Exercises for More Shapely Legs

Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t...  Read more

10 Full Body Strength Training Exercises for the Beginner

Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training. Cardio-respiratory a...  Read more

strained calf muscle set-back ughhhh

About 2 weeks ago I strained my calf muscle doing a workout dvd. I am good about warming up before and stretching after but I got hurt anyway. So, after icing and then applying heat and taking NSAIDs and resting it for 2 weeks (and not exercising d...  Read more

Strained calf muscle, start of cold, different weekend.

This past weekend my wife was on retreat and I was home watching the kids. I was doing OK ut the schedule was different and a little harder to keep on the meal plans. By Sunday night after my wife came home I needed to do something so my son and I...  Read more