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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

Anyone else feel strange exercising in front of ot
Updated 6/24/2016 1:14:15 PM

Anyone else feel strange exercising in front of others?...  Read more

#exercise anyone doing insanity? I started it abou
Updated 6/24/2016 9:41:29 PM

#exercise anyone doing insanity? I started it about a month ago and kept falling off the wagon. Anyone wanna be my friend and do it together? In need of motivation...  Read more

What are some good exercises? I want to try to loo
Updated 6/24/2016 12:51:04 PM

What are some good exercises? I want to try to loose 5lbs. a week, if not more....  Read more

How many people are #tracking regular housework chores as"#exercise"? Unless you are down on hands
Updated 6/24/2016 12:15:12 PM

How many people are #tracking regular housework chores as"#exercise"? Unless you are down on hands and knees scrubbing the floor, aren't these things just really "movement"?...  Read more

What kind of exercises is everyone doing? I'm just
Updated 6/24/2016 12:51:17 PM

What kind of exercises is everyone doing? I'm just another person at a standstill and need to switch it up. Thanks. :D...  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