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Tight Hamstring Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Tight Hamstring Exercises.

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Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  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

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  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

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

Exercising special condition
Updated 7/25/2016 10:59:32 AM

I was excerising 60+ minutes a day on a brand new treadmill my husband got me but things went downhill from there, I started having horrible pain through my lower back and down my right leg, each day it got more unbearable with no relief. Saw a docto...  Read more

Ugh! Lol everytime I took my break at work I had to stop exercising lol I only got 7 minutes which
Updated 7/25/2016 4:23:01 AM

Ugh! Lol everytime I took my break at work I had to stop exercising lol I only got 7 minutes which only burned 46 cals oh well I've done good this week. Might just take a night off from it and start back tomorrow lol...  Read more

Sorry I didn't walk or exercise much yesterday. Di
Updated 7/25/2016 12:56:22 AM

Sorry I didn't walk or exercise much yesterday. Did walk 40 mins around WalMart after dinner. Which my bb took me out. I could track my calories, but all my portions was cut small. Even made my salad smaller plus fruit for desert. Felt gd bout it...  Read more

Hurt my back. 😕 I may have to skip out on exercise this week. I'm not depressed about it, I'm tak
Updated 7/24/2016 9:57:57 PM

Hurt my back. 😕 I may have to skip out on exercise this week. I'm not depressed about it, I'm taking it in stride. Sometimes you gotta listen to the body. I guess I get to focus solely on diet. I'm good with that. #staypositive...  Read more

Tired, but I'm going to exercise away the calories
Updated 7/24/2016 9:39:34 PM

Tired, but I'm going to exercise away the calories that put me over my range!...  Read more

The Firm Slim Solutions Yoga Workout

I am NOT a yoga person, but needed something to help stretch me out as I have had trouble with back/hip/hamstring that kept me from being able to exercise at all. This DVD feels so good on those tight areas and many things are what my physical therap...  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

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  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

How to Make Today Better

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Why Are Kids Who Get Less Candy Happier On Halloween? NPR This story is fascinating! According to a recent study, kids might be happier with one really good treat rather...  Read more