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Strained Leg Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Strained Leg Muscle.

5 Exercises You Should Never Do

Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all it's exercise—and that has to count for something, doesn't it? The truth is that some common exercises aren't safe at all (especially for people who...  Read more

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  Read more

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

I need some input about a pulled muscle...
Updated 11/28/2015 7:33:31 AM

Hi, About a week and a half ago I woke up in the morning, tried to sit up, and pulled my neck/shoulder muscle with my leading side. It hurts pretty bad and feels like a nerve is pinched in several places down my arm. Like the 'funny-bone' feeling...  Read more

uneven legs
Updated 11/27/2015 9:41:15 AM

i lift weights for 1 year now, and 5 months ago i saw that my left leg is more pronounced than my right leg.i tried everything, doing unilateral exercises but my leg is still smaller than my right in a way that you can obviously see and my vastus lat...  Read more

Been working out, lots of leg work on top of all t
Updated 11/26/2015 4:14:39 PM

Been working out, lots of leg work on top of all the standing/cooking over the past two days. My back, my feet and my knees! Glad to be done with my feet up relaxing!...  Read more

Day 2 I pulled a muscle in my back changing diaper
Updated 11/25/2015 9:01:53 AM

Day 2 I pulled a muscle in my back changing diapers lol At least it wasn't because of jillian Michael's lol So yup nutrition is crutual Was hoping to be a size smaller by Dec 4th for our Christmas dinner If you ever did JM it is possible in 2 weeks...  Read more

Day 1 of actually going to the gym! legs hurt but
Updated 11/23/2015 5:31:43 PM

Day 1 of actually going to the gym! legs hurt but feel oddly good about it. Weigh in day tomorrow....  Read more

When you lift or pick something up, tighten your abdominal muscles

Tightening/pulling in/tensing your abdominal/stomach muscles will help support your lower back when you are picking up an object. This will help protect your lower back and help prevent a back strain. You still need to properly lift items using you...  Read more

Exercises to do while standing

For me when I find myself standing in line or standing around I tend to do a few exercises to pass the time and tighten up my legs. If standing in line somewhere I tend to do different types of calf raises, whether its legs together calf raises or fe...  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

Exercise Tips for Shoveling Snow

With much of the country experiencing an unseasonable amount of snow this winter many of us are finding ourselves digging out the snow shovel to clear our paths. But we must be mindful that while snow shoveling can give one quite a workout,it does co...  Read more

4 Effective Exercises for a Beach-Ready Butt

Whether you are curvy, muscular, or slim, chances are you want to have a swimsuit-ready backside, especially in the area where the buttocks meet the upper thigh (called the gluteal fold).  Strengthening this area can help lift, tighten and tone...  Read more