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Calf Stretching Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calf Stretching Exercises.

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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

Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  Read more

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

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  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

Any diet and exercise tips are very welcome. I wor
Updated 7/21/2016 3:19:42 PM

Any diet and exercise tips are very welcome. I worked out for months and didn't see much result wise, I also didn't do well with eating. I am now back into exercising and am trying to eat 5 small meals a day anyone else have any success that way?...  Read more

Still haven't exercised yet... still sore but I go
Updated 7/20/2016 3:46:44 PM

Still haven't exercised yet... still sore but I got to push through ...#findingmystride...  Read more

I just toggled the add calories from exercise to y
Updated 7/20/2016 9:23:34 PM

I just toggled the add calories from exercise to your calorie total to OFF. I am super nervous about that. I'm afraid I will fail and I am already at 700 calories today with only 800 left....  Read more

Activity/Fitness/exercise Buddy wanted San Antonio
Updated 7/20/2016 12:44:30 PM

Activity/Fitness/exercise Buddy wanted San Antonio Texas northeast area-Converse TX usually do in morning between 5 am and end no later than 10 am when I need to be at work #help #fitness #exercise #motivation #support #buddy...  Read more

I have really upped my exercise due to the summer
Updated 7/20/2016 7:47:23 PM

I have really upped my exercise due to the summer garden on top of my morning walk. I still have 170 lbs more to go so I am very heavy on my feet My problem is that my heel has cracked open and is very painful. I never go barefooted. Any suggestions?...  Read more

Keep Moving

I keep moving throughout the day. Work requires that I stand and when I don't have guests I use the time to do Qi Gong exercises:moving my hands, wrists, fingers, stretching wrists to avoid carpel tunnel,shifting weight from one foot to the other, do...  Read more

Stairs

As long as no one is watching or waiting to come up the stairs behind me, I try and stand on the bottom step, holding the bannister and stretch the backs of my calves by dropping my heels down hard. I don't find that normal calf stretches have much e...  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

6 Calf Exercises for More Shapely Legs

Having strong calf muscles are what gives our lower legs that often sought after well-defined look, but having strong calf muscles also aids running and walking by allowing for ankle extension. While many of us find working the quadriceps (front t...  Read more

Your 5-Minute Full Body Stretch Routine

I was not blessed with natural flexibility.  Unless I stretch on a regular basis, I have no hope of reaching down and touching my toes.  My tendency to skip stretching after runs (I know, shame on me) has come back to bite me in the past.&n...  Read more