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Increase Circulation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Increase Circulation.

Stretching Should Not Be Missing In Action

When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not. Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes...  Read more

Acupressure for Pain Relief

Acupressure is a 5,000-year-old Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) therapy involving the placement of physical pressure (using fingertips or other devices) on specific locations on the body.  The goal is to bring relief of problematic symptoms b...  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

Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  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

Do Caloric Needs Increase After Major Surgery?
Updated 4/12/2014 4:15:18 PM

A question for the resident RD Becky or those that have any insight. I had open hernia surgery last week to fix three hernias of varying sizes. I have read (online) that caloric need increase after surgery. My question is by how much? ...  Read more

Should I increase my calorie intake?
Updated 3/25/2014 6:55:37 AM

Just recently I've been trying to walk longer distances (I used to walk about 4 miles a day at a 24-30 minute mile and I've been aiming for 6-7 miles a day at the same speed). My daily calorie goal is 1300-1550 calories per day. I am around 200 pou...  Read more

Will you tip if minimum wage increase to $10-$15?
Updated 3/5/2014 9:27:28 AM

I was reading an article about the fight to raise minimum for food servers to between $10 to 15 dollars an hour. Servers were saying it would be great to get 15 an hour and be tipped. Many servers were upset to hear that customers may not tip if...  Read more

Help! How can I increase my energy level?
Updated 2/28/2014 8:51:15 AM

I have exercised and dieted for the past two years (since I got married). I just was never motivated enough to keep it up. I'm finally motivated but I need help. I have no energy to workout!! I start my workouts and within 1 minute I'm ready to just...  Read more

sp increased my base calories? not fitness.,.
Updated 2/25/2014 8:53:37 PM

Wondering why my bade calories increased from 1600-1950 to 1670-2020... this is not related to my daily fitness calorie increase. ? I am aware of those adjustments. Ive been doing sp for almost two months, down 11 lbs and other than that have not rep...  Read more

Cellulite reduction

The best remedy for cellulite is to reduce your extra intake of salt or fat. Eat fresh fruit, vegetables & whole grains, B vitamins and essential fatty acids. Eat Barley, rye and oats also. Increase circulation & breaking the fat cells by massage can...  Read more

Walking, Walking, Walking....

Now that the Spring weather is among us, Get out and go for a walk. The Exercise and Fresh Air will do you good.. It will Lower your Blood Sugar and get that blood moving to increase circulation and improve your overall health.Enjoy this Wonderful...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  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

8 Ways to Step-Up Your Walking Workouts

Walking is a great form of exercise, whether you’re a beginner or a seasoned athlete. It’s cheap. It’s accessible. It doesn’t require any fancy equipment. And it’s something that nearly everyone can do.Walking is a big p...  Read more