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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

The Cold Never Bothered My Workouts Anyway

Whether it's the looming threat of black ice, the relentless wind pounding your lungs or the snow pelting your face, the winter months have a way of making outdoor exercise seem less than appealing. But if you're someone who meets chilly weat...  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 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

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

Lately I've been gaining a lot of muscle weight fr
Updated 5/29/2016 4:38:23 PM

Lately I've been gaining a lot of muscle weight from weight training at the gym, and I know that I'm still slimming down, but seeing those extra pounds on the scale is really discouraging. Any ideas to stay motivated even with my added pounds?...  Read more

Just to clarify-- Muscle does not weigh more than
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Just to clarify-- Muscle does not weigh more than fat. A pound of muscle weighs the same as a pound of fat....16 ounces. However, a pound of fat is giggly and takes up more space in the body than does a pound of fat which is dense and firm....  Read more

Go high-low to keep your muscles guessing, do high
Updated 5/27/2016 5:34:21 PM

Go high-low to keep your muscles guessing, do high reps with low weights. You'll stimulate muscle growth and beat boredom....  Read more

Just downloaded this app. Trying to lose fat and gain muscle. #vegan. for 5 weeks now.
Updated 5/27/2016 2:34:11 PM

Just downloaded this app. Trying to lose fat and gain muscle. #vegan. for 5 weeks now....  Read more

Been working my butt off. I feel new muscles but n
Updated 5/27/2016 10:31:01 AM

Been working my butt off. I feel new muscles but no pounds lost. Gonna keep going anyway!...  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

Calf Raises

I do calf raises while preparing food. Lifting up on my toes slow and controlled, speeding them up, and I'll also do them pigeon-toed. You can also lift up your toes, and go up on your heels to work different muscles.I also add in a few calf stretche...  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

5 Tips for Finding Relief from Plantar Fasciitis

Have you ever stepped out of bed in the morning, placed your feet on the flat floor and immediately felt a dull or even stabbing pain in your heel? This heel pain is commonly known as plantar fasciitis, a condition that develops when the plantar fasc...  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