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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

#exercise Hi, im an absolute beginner, planning t
Updated 6/26/2016 12:03:30 PM

#exercise Hi, im an absolute beginner, planning to start a flat tummy exercise routine at home (to lose the pooch), any advice is welcome, TIA...  Read more

Well Tomorrow will be my first day at exercising a
Updated 6/26/2016 2:18:00 AM

Well Tomorrow will be my first day at exercising and trying to eat less calories. I weigh in at 186 and I'm not happy with that so please pray for my success with my weight loss....  Read more

All the people who are dieting but not exercising
Updated 6/25/2016 10:45:52 PM

All the people who are dieting but not exercising beware. After a while you may have other issues that aren't as easy to fix. Loose skin that can only be fixed with surgery or laser. I regret dieting and not exercising for the years I did....  Read more

Did good with diet and exercise today. Wished I ha
Updated 6/25/2016 11:37:47 PM

Did good with diet and exercise today. Wished I had done better getting in more time but I still did 30 minutes. Sometimes I'm hard on myself....  Read more

So today started off good I did my exercise but th
Updated 6/25/2016 10:13:54 PM

So today started off good I did my exercise but then I didn't do so good at dinner but I'm just gonna dust myself off and keep moving forward and stay focused...  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