I'd love to see a routine to get flexible (again). I used to be able to literally fall into the splits (even on roller skates!) without any warmup but those days are long, long past. I know it's possible though--all the more so because I remember what it felt like! I need a daily flexibility plan that I can do in quick snippets of time--at work, while watching TV, after homework (mine and hers), etc. I know there are lots of flexibility exercises on SP, but so far I haven't found a routine that says "do this 2 times on Monday, then this 3 times on Thursday", you know? Can the fitness tracker create that kind of a plan, instead of strength and cardio exercises?
Ok, I'm planning on running a 13 mile race in November. I've been picking up my running a bit. The most I've ever ran is about 5 miles without stopping and I just did it for the first time last week. How can I train for this so I can finish the race and feel good??? Also, I've noticed that my heels and my knees bother me somewhat when I run. What can I do as to not injure myself??? Thanks!!! From the person who thought she could never run not even one mile and is now considering to run 13!!!!
On YouTube I found exercises using "Indian Clubs" for upper body flexibility and that has been very helpful for me. I've read that "Flag Teams" today are an outcome of "Indian Club" routines from in the past. I'm always looking for more instruction on the exercises, since I'm a Baby Boomer and joint care is very important to me.
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