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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

#tips #advice What helps boost metabolism (besides green tea and exercise)? What helps you get the e
Updated 8/29/2016 2:02:36 AM

#tips #advice What helps boost metabolism (besides green tea and exercise)? What helps you get the extra boost with your metabolism?...  Read more

Didn't get to exercise today. Got home and my todd
Updated 8/29/2016 4:41:48 AM

Didn't get to exercise today. Got home and my toddler didnt feel good. I ended up getting her supper early and rocking her I dont know if shes still teething or we fixing to get a cold. Tomorrow is another day. Ill try again. Never give up!...  Read more

Exercise is easy, it's eating healthy that is the
Updated 8/29/2016 2:12:34 AM

Exercise is easy, it's eating healthy that is the hard part. Have to start really "food prepping" for the weeks....  Read more

Day 12...3 pounds down. Exercising 4 to 5 days per
Updated 8/29/2016 1:10:33 AM

Day 12...3 pounds down. Exercising 4 to 5 days per week and keeping my daily intake at 1000 or less calories...lots of water. Any suggestions? Seem to be stuck.. .4 days same weight....  Read more

Back to exercise today. Didn't feel like it but f
Updated 8/28/2016 7:09:01 PM

Back to exercise today. Didn't feel like it but felt so much better when finished. Read today that we should view exercise as body maintenance, much like brushing our teeth.... Until we see it like that, it will be a battle....  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

Are High Heels Hurting Your Feet?

Are you a high heel addict? Or even an occasional heel abuser? If so, you'll need to take extra-special care of your feet to keep them feeling good and free from muscle cramping and shortening, according to Brian Hoke, sports physi...  Read more