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Passive Hamstring Stretch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Passive Hamstring Stretch.

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4 Smarter Ways to Limber Up

I’m the first to admit that stretching is not high on my priority list.  When I’m crunched for time, the last thing I want to do is spend an extra 5-10 minutes stretching after a workout.  Consequently, my body has paid the pric...  Read more

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

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

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

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

#exercise #gym Does anyone know of any stretches f
Updated 7/22/2016 2:01:55 PM

#exercise #gym Does anyone know of any stretches for the sciatic nerve? It has been killing me at the gym & hindering successful workouts....  Read more

50 minutes of stretch and upper body strength trai
Updated 7/18/2016 11:11:02 AM

50 minutes of stretch and upper body strength training done...burned 300 calories too :) I'm really going to be sore 2 morrow :) I will be sanding drywall this afternoon too :)...  Read more

So just got done doing some stretching at home now
Updated 7/13/2016 2:42:00 PM

So just got done doing some stretching at home now I feel sick any ideas why ?...  Read more

So, I was feeling down. I've been stretching, dieting, & exercising. I've lost nearly 20 lbs. Then,
Updated 7/7/2016 11:23:53 AM

So, I was feeling down. I've been stretching, dieting, & exercising. I've lost nearly 20 lbs. Then, I walked up a steep, but short hill & my back killed me. So, I didn't want to workout. I wanted fudge. But, I did it anyway. Feel so much better....  Read more

Richard Simmons Stretching
Updated 7/6/2016 6:44:10 PM

I am 65 and weigh 260 pounds with poor knee and hip flexibility so I need low impact exercise to start. Would using Richard Simmons Stretching Tape be an option for me? 252 317...  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

Stretching

I have recently incorporated stretching into my daily routine. How beneficial! Flexibility helps me more easily perform routine chores & reduces injury. The stretches for my lower back, including piriforms and hamstring, reduce lower back pain, w...  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

Best & Worst Exercises for Arthritis

It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o...  Read more