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Wheelchair Leg Extension Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Wheelchair Leg Extension.

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Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  Read more

The 4 Best Butt Exercises

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect...  Read more

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  Read more

11 Exercises That Help Decrease Knee Pain

If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way. Knees are the most commonly injured joints in...  Read more

chaotic, you're going to have to start posting leg
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chaotic, you're going to have to start posting legit research to back up your random posts, if you're going to get me on board....  Read more

Continued Leg Pain
Updated 6/25/2015 9:42:00 AM

Hello, folks. I'm hoping some of you might be able to offer some insight or advice. I'm a 40 year old male about 6 feet tall, currently 220 pounds. Approximately 10 weeks ago I began a regimen of daily walks combined with dietary changes to lo...  Read more

Sore legs
Updated 6/23/2015 12:31:19 PM

I've been walking 5-6 days a week for a little over 4 months now. I started out at a slow pace and only walked about a mile a day. I've now worked my way up to about 3 miles per day and it usually takes me about 50 minutes, so still not at a really...  Read more

I burned my leg a bit, but not badly. And as a fr
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I burned my leg a bit, but not badly. And as a friend pointed out, at least it wasn't on my laptop! My run was ok - I think I'm just really drained today. It's so darn HOT here!...  Read more

I had aching legs till Monday. So I just did some
Updated 6/16/2015 12:42:08 PM

I had aching legs till Monday. So I just did some Pilates exercises for abt 20 minutes. but now I m kicking myself for not sweating it out! I feel that I've cheated myself somehow!...  Read more

Keep Moving! It works!

I keep my legs moving as much as I possibly can while going to and from the bus on my power wheelchair, and it has really helped--I broke my plateau and have lost 15 pounds! I do single leg extensions and add more movements as it is safe to do so. I...  Read more

work out while you work

I do leg extensions, wall push ups, calf raises, standing hip abductions, downward dog, etc while at work....  Read more

Doxie Lovers

Welcome to Doxie Lovers or Dachshund Lovers! Low to ground, long in body and short of leg, with robust muscular development; This is the place for all of us who are hooked on wiener dogs....  Read more

Fitness Defined: Open and Closed Chain Exercises

Most of you probably havenít heard of open and closed chain exercises. But chances are, you do them all the time without even knowing it. Itís important to understand the difference between the two because one type is safer while the other can increa...  Read more

10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym. If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al...  Read more