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How To Stretch A Hamstring Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Stretch A Hamstring.

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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

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

Dorm Room Workouts

College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to...  Read more

9 Helpful Tips for Your First Charity Race

Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running and walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many gre...  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

did some stretching and strength exercises this mo
Updated 8/27/2015 10:35:34 AM

did some stretching and strength exercises this morning to start the day. it's back to school time and right now life is a bit chaotic. celebrating today's workout as a win....  Read more

my whole lower body hurts. Need to stretch. Did
Updated 8/26/2015 1:23:01 PM

my whole lower body hurts. Need to stretch. Did a lot in the last 2 days. More today but upper body. Plus more cardio. Need to keep the body fit. My trainer worked me on Monday....  Read more

hey I often stretch before working out but after w
Updated 8/23/2015 2:20:21 PM

hey I often stretch before working out but after working out my body hurts a lot it usually takes me a couple of days to recover but then those are days that I'm missing out on working out or if I work out the nex my workout is not good what can i do...  Read more

How do I get rid of my stretch marks...?
Updated 8/21/2015 3:44:10 AM

How do I get rid of my stretch marks...?...  Read more

Just getting up and stretching/moving a bit can he
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Just getting up and stretching/moving a bit can help you pick up some energy. Exercise also helps in general....  Read more

Mini-exercises

Don't waste time waiting for things - while i wait for the kettle to boil, i do push ups again the kitchen counter. while brushing my teeth, i stretch my hamstrings or do squats. why not make those 2-3 minutes in a day add up as added strength and...  Read more

Use your exercise ball to add additional hamstring stretch

I use my exercise ball to increase the intensity of hamstring stretches. First I get into a yoga position called "legs up the wall". (Back and head on floor, legs at 90 degrees up the wall.) Then I place the exercise ball between the wall and the b...  Read more

Golfers Unite

A Place for Golfers to get together and discuss, fitness, stretching and of course golf....  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

The 13 Best Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I thought for sure it would be a bad combination with yoga. Running is repetitive, it can be hard on the body, and it's fast.After my first few runs, I felt sore and tight, despite my thorough stretching session afte...  Read more