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Leg Circulation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Leg Circulation.

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

Laugh Your Way to Health & Happiness

A recent study conducted by the University Of Maryland School Of Medicine reported that laughter not only enhances your mood, but it may also protect your heart. During the study, 20 healthy participants were shown 2 movies: a funny comedy and a war...  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 Safely with Type 1 Diabetes

Physical activity is associated with many health benefits and is an important part of any healthy lifestyle. For individuals with type 1 diabetes, exercise provides additional benefits—and its own set of risks. In this article, we'll explor...  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

flexibility/ leg training issues
Updated 4/10/2014 10:07:42 PM

Maybe it is due to being 40, but I find that trying to do leg presses makes my hips " tight ", like they aren't bending right at the socket. My range of motion is limited, and I don't feel comfortable. Wondering what would help get past this, so I ca...  Read more

Leg pain while walking
Updated 3/27/2014 6:15:27 PM

I started walking on my lunch break at work about two weeks ago. My company has a designated indoor walking path; it's 5 laps to the mile. After about 3 laps my legs become so tight I can no longer take a full stride. The pain is concentrated on t...  Read more

Single Leg Squats With Toe Touch
Updated 3/7/2014 4:07:15 PM

Check out the Single Leg Squats With Toe Touch that was featured as today’s Exercise of the Day. www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercises.asp
?exercise=117 The description says to lift your right leg off the ground and touch the ground with yo...  Read more

Running and Leg Day
Updated 2/26/2014 1:14:07 PM

For the last four years I've been training regularly 5-6 days a week. I've been primarily focused on the lifting part, doing a bodybuilding style four day split with cardio immediately after. I do a combination of stairclimbing, walking uphill, cyc...  Read more

Crooked Legs?
Updated 2/11/2014 12:22:20 PM

Been running for a year now - knees are sore after running. They feel hot to the touch and are sore the next day, especially can feel it on stairs. I think my right leg is a bit shorter than my left leg. Could that be the reason for the knee sorene...  Read more

If you have spasms or cramping after exercise...

When I started with SP a year and a half ago; I was in a wheelchair with poor circulation. When I started exercising my legs, My legs became Really Restless! I take natural Magnesium Lactate Twice a day and if I need extra, I have one more before bed...  Read more

Exercise while Sparking

Today I started bicycling my legs while I sparked and doing leg lifts...  Read more

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  Read more

Win A Vila Acupressure Mat

The winner is: HITEKFRED! You might have tried massage, but have you tried acupressure? Acupressure delivers therapeutic pressure as a way to stimulate discrete points on the body or relieve pain or tension. I recently started seeing acupres...  Read more

5 Exercises that Sculpt, Strengthen & Soothe Back Pain

In today’s world, we all sit for too many hours each day. We drive instead of walking. We take the escalator instead of climbing the stairs. As a result, our posture suffers—and our necks get tight because we spend hours looking down at o...  Read more

Concerned about leg circulation

One of the things that has bothered me a lot about my body is the shape of my lower legs. Since I was a teenager, I've felt they look much thicker than they should. I also started to develop spider veins around that time. My body measurements ha...  Read more