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What Is Flexibility Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for What Is Flexibility.

Exercise Does Not Have to be Painful

For a long time I thought that being in pain was part of the plan, a sign of progress. I was so used to hobbling around on achy feet, with leg muscles so sore that I couldn’t walk up and down stairs without holding on to the banister for de...  Read more

6 Ways to Maintain Your Mental Flexibility

When you first start making room for healthy habits in your busy life, being a stickler can be beneficial—setting a workout schedule, planning your meals in advance, saying no to things that get in the way of your goals.  Without giving yo...  Read more

Throw a Fitness Party!

I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend...  Read more

''How I Changed My Life in 28 Days''

Could you change your life in 28 days? Could you lose weight, get fitter, and change your attitude about weight loss in just four weeks? We think so! That's the premise behind our best-selling book, The Spark, written by SparkPeople.com founder a...  Read more

6 Things Successful Dieters Have in Common

I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."   Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!   Permanent weight...  Read more

I Am Not A Bloody Disease
Updated 4/11/2014 8:42:07 PM

I'm getting really fed up with all of this fat bias. I KNOW that being overweight is correlated with a bunch different diseases. I KNOW that I should lose weight to help with my aches and pains. I KNOW ALL OF THESE THINGS. It's impossible for me NOT...  Read more

I am getting started
Updated 4/9/2014 10:02:50 PM

Hello to my new family of supporters. I have just started with sparks people and I am excited. I have really gotten pumped up. I am in my second day. I have hit all my goals. I think the site is amazing. I have decided that I want to be healthy so I...  Read more

flexibility/ leg training issues
Updated 4/10/2014 10:07:42 PM

Maybe it is due to being 40, but I find that trying to do leg presses makes my hips " tight ", like they aren't bending right at the socket. My range of motion is limited, and I don't feel comfortable. Wondering what would help get past this, so I ca...  Read more

Someone asked me today if I am pregnant and Im not
Updated 4/10/2014 8:51:12 PM

I am SOOO not pregnant, but someone asked me if I was today. I have been working so hard to get healthy; it is so discouraging to be asked this. I have been eating well, working out hard 4 days a week, I have lost 16lbs since I started this, but st...  Read more

am I missing something?
Updated 4/8/2014 6:40:48 PM

my friend and I both joined sparkpeople so we can help support one another. We both cant add the other as spark friends....  Read more

Flexibility

I find something that really makes cardio exercise much more enjoyable is to first improve flexibility, then strength, and then increase cardio....  Read more

NEVER say NEVER & ENJOY the Journey

If there is something I REALLY want to eat I give myself permission to eat it. I may limit my portion size, or adjust my eating for the rest of the day, but by using this strategy I have headed off the cravings, feelings of deprivation, and need to b...  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

Coach Nicole Reveals Her Workout Routine

Most fitness experts and trainers have super-toned bodies that are sculpted (I can only assume) by many hours in the gym. How do they do it? How much time do they really spend working out? I can't speak for them, but I can tell you what I do to stay...  Read more

Stretch Your Muscles with Strength Training

Although not everyone agrees about when to stretch, how long to stretch or what to stretch, most people include stretching as a regular part of their exercise routine. Research has shown that flexibility and range of motion decrease as we age. Regu...  Read more

Flexibility in keeping active...

Happy Belated St. Patrick's Day! There was no GREEN in my regular Monday yesterday. Many of you know that I entered retirement or l left the regular job I had worked full-time at for almost 8 years last Sept. My biggest fear at that time w...  Read more

Mission 11: Create a Weekly Action Tracker & Flexibility

I'm working with the books "52 Weight Loss Missions" by Michele Connolly and "Bikini Bootcamp" by Melissa Perlman and Erica Gragg. WEEKLY REPORT: Official weigh in, down 1.2 248 UPDATE: I now have streaks set based on the action tracker I j...  Read more