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Calf Stretching Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calf Stretching Exercises.

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

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

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

Posting Food and Exercise
Updated 10/9/2015 3:14:35 PM

I do not know about other people, but tracking makes me stop and think before I eat '...  Read more

Exercise for those who aren't stick figures? I fi
Updated 10/9/2015 1:02:08 PM

Exercise for those who aren't stick figures? I find between my large breasts and belly it hurts to do many of the exercises I want to do such as jumping rope, jumping jacks etc. With everything flopping around. Any online videos you recommend?...  Read more

Thank you STRETCH :) Thank you LESLIE and each of

Thank you STRETCH :) Thank you LESLIE and each of you all....  Read more

Well take up a nice safe exercise plan of walking
Updated 10/9/2015 6:02:09 AM

Well take up a nice safe exercise plan of walking. Got used to the Fitbit and was doing great. Got right in front of my house and my ankle rolled. Ended up with an ankle and an elbow fracture. Now what to do...  Read more

I feel guilty if I dont put my exercise gear on wh
Updated 10/8/2015 10:18:12 PM

I feel guilty if I dont put my exercise gear on when I get up in the morning. But I love to exercise! Anyone else have weird routines for exercising?...  Read more

Never short-cut Stretching!!

Always stretch fully after exercise, and if you can't exercise then stretch anyway!!Stretches make rthe exercise count!!...  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

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