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Flexibility At Work Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Flexibility At Work.

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Reference Guide to Stretching

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Stretching comes naturally to all of us. You might notice that if you have been sitting in a particular position for a long time, you stretch unco...  Read more

Stretching Should Not Be Missing In Action

When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not. Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes...  Read more

9 Myths & Misconceptions about Pilates

When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l...  Read more

6 Ways to Maintain Your Mental Flexibility

When you first start making room for healthy habits in your busy life, being a stickler can be beneficial—setting a workout schedule, planning your meals in advance, saying no to things that get in the way of your goals.  Without giving yo...  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

What's up everyone, I want to work out and lose we
Updated 12/15/2014 9:53:47 PM

What's up everyone, I want to work out and lose weight, but, I don't know where to start. I'm 6'3 I weigh aalmost 300 pounds and I would like to get down to around 240 to 250 by next years summer. I don't know where to start. Help pleasw...  Read more

Not sure that worked. The version that downloaded
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Not sure that worked. The version that downloaded does not allow me to log in and I get the same non-compatibility message...  Read more

Thanks, but I'm not sure this is working properly. I thought I had the latest recipe app. I used
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Thanks, but I'm not sure this is working properly. I thought I had the latest recipe app. I used the link you provided and I am receiving an "App Compatibility" message "has not yet been updated to the latest." I'll try to un/re-install the app....  Read more

Any kind of prepared protein works well...chicken,
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Any kind of prepared protein works well...chicken, beef especially. Brown rice freezes well in there as well. Now I tend to freeze 6oz. portions of protein and add veggies from fridge....  Read more

Went to the gym before work Friday, oh my I forgot
Updated 12/15/2014 11:00:32 PM

Went to the gym before work Friday, oh my I forgot how tough the elliptical is when your totally out of shape. I lasted 2 minutes....  Read more

Flexibility

I find something that really makes cardio exercise much more enjoyable is to first improve flexibility, then strength, and then increase cardio....  Read more

Do your yoga!

Working nights and getting home late, I sometimes find it hard to sleep. I've taken to putting my yoga mat out next to my bed before I go to work. When I get home, instead of sitting on the couch watching TV until I'm tired enough to sleep, I get in...  Read more

Dog Lovers

Anyone who does activities with their dogs, does volunteer or professional work pertaining to dogs, or just loves dogs, etc. Where we encourage laughter and participation....  Read more

The Journey Back to a Fitter Me: Finding Activities I Enjoy

Last week I started a new series about my Journey Back to a Fitter Me.  I’m trying to get back on track after having my third child, and I’m hoping that anyone who’s struggling to start and maintain a regular fitness routine wi...  Read more

Stretch Your Muscles with Strength Training

Although not everyone agrees about when to stretch, how long to stretch or what to stretch, most people include stretching as a regular part of their exercise routine. Research has shown that flexibility and range of motion decrease as we age. Regu...  Read more