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Hamstring Muscle Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hamstring Muscle Exercises.

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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

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

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

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  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

Help! Need some great problem-solving exercise ide
Updated 7/23/2015 9:28:18 AM

Hi everyone and thank you all in advance for your time! I recently fractured both of my feet and am now in two immobilizer boots, one on each leg, that end right below the knee. I cannot really do any exercise while standing, but I'm still allowed...  Read more

Exercise/ Lower Back Issue
Updated 7/22/2015 5:46:29 AM

Hi all! I take medication that contributes to weight gain, and have been too ill and symptomatic to participate in regular exercise. In a short year I've gained 40 pounds (I'm 4'10 so that's rough) I'm 27, I really want to get back into good sh...  Read more

So ashamed of myself. I exercised, then found t
Updated 7/21/2015 12:09:13 PM

So ashamed of myself. I exercised, then found toffee covered peanuts in the pantry. Just planned on having a few, ended up eating 350 calories of them. Then I felt sick the rest of the day. I was reading a book while doing it....  Read more

Looking for an exercise buddy to help encourage an
Updated 7/20/2015 10:09:38 PM

Looking for an exercise buddy to help encourage and keep me accountable...  Read more

I really messed up this weekend didnt exercise or
Updated 7/21/2015 9:19:34 AM

I really messed up this weekend didnt exercise or track my foods and I ate ice cream and pizza. Now its time to get back on track!!...  Read more

Better Posture

Whenever you are standing, think about the long chain of muscles in the back of your body supporting your spine - calves, hamstrings, gluteals, back, neck - and imagine them as long and strong. Continue that extension through the crown of your head....  Read more

My Busy Schedule Secret

I'm a full time college student with a full time job, it's easy to get too busy to fit in exercise. On days when I don't have much time I go to my school's track and walk during my break. It's not hardcore cardio, but every little bit counts (:...  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

12 Hamstring Stretches for Greater Flexibility

Tight hamstrings are a common complaint not only amongst runners, cyclists and rowers, but for those who tend to sit most of the day, whether at a desk at work or school, spend a lot of time on the couch watching TV, sitting at the computer, even for...  Read more

10 Full Body Strength Training Exercises for the Beginner

Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training. Cardio-respiratory a...  Read more