Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret... Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Are you always on the run and running out of time to stretch? Try adding a few standing stretches throughout the day. Whether standing in line, waiting for the bus or watching a soccer game, you can squeeze in some quality flexibility training. You c... Read more
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
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I am starting a new routine of stretching in the morning.....I know you are not supposed to stretch when your muscles are cold, but what about when you are just doing some daily stretches, not going out for a walk or run? Do I need to jog or walk in... Read more
I love the free short videos on this website...the jump rope one being a new favorite. I like it so much I want to repeat it at least 3 times a day to get that golden 30 minutes of cardio...if I am going to do this do I do the stretches eve... Read more
I was listening to the local morning radio show and the topic of the morning was "Chivalry". The hosts were asking female listeners to call in and express their opinions about chivalry and are they surprised when their man or men in general do it lik... Read more
This question isn't a scape goat for me at all. I'd much rather be healthier and lose the weight and have lose skin than not.
But I want to know-- Do stretch marks mean your skin is less likely to bounce back?
My goal weig... Read more
If you are having troubles doing stretches, particularly quad stretches, try doing them in the pool. Use a noodle to capture your foot, pull it to the side and then twist it behind you and use the noodle and the water to help you stretch the front o... Read more
While you are brushing your teeth twice a day, rather than stand at the sink doing nothing else, do wall sits! It is an easy way to get in a little leg strength training (great quad exercise) at the beginning and end of the day. No special equipmen... Read more
As a young college student studying health and fitness, I never expected that I'd have a desk job. Certainly I'd be on my feet, active, exercising, training people all day long, right? Turns out, my job is the exact opposite. Working for Spar... Read more
I was not blessed with natural flexibility. Unless I stretch on a regular basis, I have no hope of reaching down and touching my toes. My tendency to skip stretching after runs (I know, shame on me) has come back to bite me in the past.&n... Read more
When I first started going to the gym on 5/6, I could not do this stretch. I stood there, holding onto a machine and just bent my knee. My hand could not reach my foot to even pull it up.
About 3 weeks later, I was able to grab the... Read more
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