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Flexibility Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Flexibility Training.

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About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  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

Exercising with Arthritis: Getting Started

If you live with the daily pain and discomfort of arthritis, you're not the only one. In the United States, an estimated 46 million adults (about 1 in 5) have been diagnosed with arthritis. Hopefully your doctor has given you suggestions about ho...  Read more

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

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Strength Training Over 50!
Updated 3/31/2015 7:19:45 PM

Hi, All! I'm Trish, recently hit the "Double Nickles", and am new here! I started working out again, back in August, after a decade of being out of it! At the beginning of March, I hired a Personal Trainer....I have been a trainer, in the pa...  Read more

How to cope with over training?? 2 games/week
Updated 3/31/2015 8:35:27 AM

How to cope with over training? Im a 28 male and play high level amatuer soccer for 2 different clubs, on saturday and sunday. Who said one game a week was enough? lol i also train twice a week and have done this previously but obviously struggl...  Read more

Gym Day 3: completed my second hill interval train
Updated 3/26/2015 12:19:50 PM

Gym Day 3: completed my second hill interval training this morning on the bike. Increased the intensity by 4X and man it kicked my butt! But it felt SO good!...  Read more

When should I start strength training? I had a pla
Updated 3/25/2015 8:48:57 PM

When should I start strength training? I had a plan to start when I get under 200lbs and get my cardio as a steady habit. Well, I'm doing 1hr/5 days a week now and want to switch it up. Not sure where to begin but I do have a bench and some dumbbells...  Read more

Training for both 5k and 10k races, who's with me
Updated 3/25/2015 2:42:37 PM

Training for both 5k and 10k races, who's with me? My race is in October :)...  Read more

Cross train to reduce boredom and repetition injuries

Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are sev...  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

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Is Endurance Exercise the Fountain of Youth?

For thousands of years man has been in search of the so-called 'The Fountain of Youth'. From Alexander the Great to Ponce de Leon's quest to modern day science, there seems to be a fascination that spans the test of time to fight the inev...  Read more

Steal Kate Winslet's Low-Cost Workout Secret!

Kate Winslet is a talented actor and mother of two. Despite her real-life role as a working mom, Kate is looking slim, toned, and downright fit in recent photos and stories—not to mention her new movies, The Reader and Revolutionary Road. In a recent...  Read more

New 5-Week Rotation After A Full Week of Flexibility Training

Last week was stretch & flexibility training only which was a new thing for me omitting cardio and strength training. I can tell that my body is now raring to go with some intense workouts. My bone density testing results from last week revealed...  Read more

Sarah Fit and Flexibility Training at home

Ok so as some of you may know i am absolutely obsessed with Sarah Fit!! You can check out her youtube channel: Sharahfitchannel or her website: Sarahfit.com She is the health and fitness guru that i am absolutely fascinated by and motivated...  Read more