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Hip Flexibility Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Hip Flexibility Exercises.

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

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

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

The Buzz on Jazzercise

Jazzercise, created by Judi Sheppard Missett, is the world's leading dance-fitness program. Since 1969, millions of people of all ages and fitness levels have reaped the benefits of this comprehensive program, designed to enhance cardiovascular e...  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

I am now exercising in public and on my own! I wen
Updated 10/4/2015 10:31:53 PM

I am now exercising in public and on my own! I went for a jog today. Having been off sick for a few days I missed the groups I work out with. I was feeling very self conscious and almost backed out but I did it!...  Read more

Migraines aren't good! Does exercise always trigge

Migraines aren't good! Does exercise always trigger one? You might consider checking with your doctor....  Read more

if i could count the times i start exercising and
Updated 10/5/2015 8:31:50 AM

if i could count the times i start exercising and feel i am off to a good start, only by being stopped in the track by a migraine. on 24 hours so far. will be skipping all until at least tomorrow....  Read more

What do you guys do about exercise when you're sic
Updated 10/4/2015 7:47:26 PM

What do you guys do about exercise when you're sick? My toddler shares every single illness that goes through his school with me, and I don't want to get detailed this early in my weight loss journey because of yet another cold. Any ideas?...  Read more

Needing advise on which are the best exercises to
Updated 10/5/2015 9:51:41 AM

Needing advise on which are the best exercises to do to work and build strengh in upper back muscles. (at the base of neck between shoulders) I'm limited to workouts at home. I shoot archery & that's my area that seems to need work....  Read more


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

How to Make Sure You're Really Hip-Width Apart

Many people have the problem of standing a bit too wide when asked to stand with their feet hip-width apart. A FitSugar blog post explains how to find this stance naturally:March slowly in place, stop, and then casually kick up your left leg and allo...  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

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

4 Effective Exercises for a Beach-Ready Butt

Whether you are curvy, muscular, or slim, chances are you want to have a swimsuit-ready backside, especially in the area where the buttocks meet the upper thigh (called the gluteal fold).  Strengthening this area can help lift, tighten and tone...  Read more