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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

I feel so good when I exercise in the morning but
Updated 4/29/2016 5:19:56 PM

I feel so good when I exercise in the morning but I can't seen to do it consistently. Thoughts?...  Read more

The good news is that you've got the exercise of t
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The good news is that you've got the exercise of the equation right...now you can get nutrition right too. You can do it! You may want to see a sports nutritionist too...something I'm considering as a semi-serious cyclist....  Read more

I've been doing great with exercise. I ran in a ha
Updated 4/29/2016 4:00:38 PM

I've been doing great with exercise. I ran in a half marathon race last weekend. This was my second half marathon, but the first time I ran the entire thing (2:43). The bad news is that over been doing terrible with eating....  Read more

Exercise question...I've been doing the WATP workouts 1, 2, & 3 mile with weights & logging the tot
Updated 4/29/2016 1:24:24 PM

Exercise question...I've been doing the WATP workouts 1, 2, & 3 mile with weights & logging the total minutes as low impact aerobics. Now I'm doing her 5 slim miles dvd & the pace is much faster. Should l keep logging as low impact aerobics?...  Read more

NEEDING ADVISE: my exercise is walking 1/2 mile x2
Updated 4/29/2016 9:58:32 AM

NEEDING ADVISE: my exercise is walking 1/2 mile x2/day. Is it better for my morning walk to be before or after breakfast?...  Read more

Exercise for stronger knees and hips

Exercise is more than just a good health habit; itís also a specific and effective treatment for many knee and hip problems. Strength in the muscles around a damaged knee or hip can help support that joint by taking over some of its responsibilities....  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

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