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Leg Extension Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Leg Extension Exercise.

The 4 Best Butt Exercises

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

The 7-Day Guide to Jumpstart Your Fitness

Who do you want to look like? Britney Spears? Brad Pitt? Mia Hamm? We all want to look fabulous, but don’t always know how to take the first step towards our goals. A fitness jumpstart is a great way to set off towards a "better you.&q...  Read more

Rest Up to Build Strength

A recent study in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness found that longer rest periods between sets lead to greater strength gains. Researchers studied men performing leg extensions two times per week for six weeks. Those who rested for...  Read more

11 Exercises That Help Decrease Knee Pain

If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way. Knees are the most commonly injured joints in...  Read more

Constant struggle to lose weight through exercise
Updated 4/23/2014 11:00:28 PM

Hi, My name is Ed. I am a very active person in my late 30's. I have always been active. Well not that was a lie. I became active in my late 20's. I have not looked back since. The only issue I have is that no matter how hard I work out, I cannot l...  Read more

Exercise and calories….
Updated 4/24/2014 8:19:34 AM

Okay, I know i could probably plug the question into a search engine, but I'm in palace I would prefer someone explain it to me please… Now My weight loss has come to a crawl… (for two weeks the scale didn't move at all.. then increased now bac...  Read more

Exercises to strengthen knees
Updated 4/24/2014 9:22:43 AM

I am in the over 50 age group, have lost enough weight to be at the top of "normal" for my height, and have knee pain. My left knee hurts when I am straightening up from a crouched position, or climbing a steep hill. My right knee tends to slip, fee...  Read more

Legs swell 1/2" - 3/4" at end of day - normal?
Updated 4/24/2014 4:54:13 AM

For the past few months, I have noticed that skinny jeans and boots are tight on my lower legs at the end of the day. Yesterday I measured and realized that my calf measurement starts out at 13.5" around 8:00 AM and goes to 14" or 14.25" by 5:00 PM....  Read more

Exercise personality
Updated 4/24/2014 7:18:03 AM

Since I'm struggling with motivation (I have little today, but plan to go to the gym anyway), I took the sparkpeople exercise personality test... According to it? I have no personality. I am a rock 246 I've looked at some of the motivation/rew...  Read more

work out while you work

I do leg extensions, wall push ups, calf raises, standing hip abductions, downward dog, etc while at work....  Read more

Don't Just Sit

While sitting at my computer reading I do sidebends, twists, dumbbell bicep curls or overhead tricep extensions.I do this while watching tv too but then there is room to add seated leg extensions. You can get in a lot of exercise just sitting on your...  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

Fitness Defined: Open and Closed Chain Exercises

Most of you probably haven’t heard of open and closed chain exercises. But chances are, you do them all the time without even knowing it. It’s important to understand the difference between the two because one type is safer while the other can increa...  Read more

10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym. If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al...  Read more