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Rise and Shine: 8 Stretches You Should Do Each Morning

Morning stretches are the best way to start the day. Kick of your day the healthy way with this easy routine of eight stretches! Great for beginners, perfect for flexibility.
Posted 4/11/2018  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 95 comments   1,805,921 views
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6 Stretching Routines for 6 Different Workouts

These six stretching routines are designed to target the muscles you just worked in six of the most common workouts, leaving you energized and ready to tackle the day.
Posted 11/27/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 79 comments   21,885 views
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4 Soothing Stretches for Cold and Flu Relief

Congestion and soreness symptoms due to sickness are no fun. Next time you catch a bug, try these four simple yoga poses for some comfort and hopefully a little relief.
Posted 3/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 31 comments   41,455 views
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Winterize Your Feet

Dry winter weather can wreak havoc on your feet. Keep your feet in top condition with these tips.
Posted 12/5/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 23,361 views
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Optimize Your Performance with 9 Athlete-Inspired Moves

In just nine moves from Patricia Friberg, a health and fitness expert who has trained NBA and NFL athletes, you'll feel more balanced and stronger. Give it a try today.
Posted 8/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   34,543 views
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Stay Active with the #ZenFitness30: 30-Day Walk. Move. Live. Challenge

Our new challenge helps you carve out some YOU time. Join the #ZenFitness30: 30-Day Walk. Move. Live. Challenge today!
Posted 1/11/2016  12:00:00 AM By:   : 20,405 views
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The Super Slipper Workout

Try these two new quick workouts to start and finish your day the right way. Try one or both for a full-body workout in just 10 minutes!
Posted 11/18/2015  12:00:00 AM By:   : 17 comments   39,982 views
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A Full-Body Foam Roller Routine for Beginners

Studies show that foam rolling can help reduce stiffness, pain, and even improve your range of motion during your workout. Try firming up with our 15-minute foam roller routine.
Posted 8/24/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 23 comments   86,189 views
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13 Ways to Get Moving at Work

As a writer, I spend hours a day sitting in front of the computer. Learn how I ward off back pain and avoid staleness of mind and stiffness of body.
Posted 5/31/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 102 comments   131,323 views
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The 13 Best Yoga Poses for Runners

These yoga stretches to help loosen tight hips and hamstrings, which are common in runners, cyclists and walkers.
Posted 3/22/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 228 comments   359,383 views
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8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips

Stretching, strengthening and exercising your hip flexors are just as important as exercising other muscles in your body. Strengthen and loosen your hips with these easy tips.
Posted 3/15/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 121 comments   2,696,653 views
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5 Exercises for Stronger, More Flexible Feet

These moves are a must for exercisers who train barefoot or wear minimalist shoes--and people who want the benefits of barefoot training but aren't ready to kick their shoes off.
Posted 11/30/2012  2:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 79 comments   494,122 views
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Your 5-Minute Full Body Stretch Routine

My tendency to skip stretching after runs has come back to bite me in the past. I've had a few running injuries that could easily have been avoided, had I been stretching.
Posted 8/28/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 19 comments   85,571 views
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Tai Chi: Relaxation Technique and Weight-Loss Aid

Ever done Tai Chi? Find out why this unique form of exercise meditation is a must-try!
Posted 7/5/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Cathy Cram : 36 comments   32,075 views
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5 Simple Stretches for Better Posture and Less Pain

Coach Nicole shows you some sneaky stretches you can do at your desk for an instant pick-me-up!
Posted 5/23/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 28 comments   37,622 views
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