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Tight Hamstring Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Tight Hamstring Exercises.

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Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  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

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

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

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

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

Is a HR of 130-135 good during exercise?
Updated 11/27/2014 6:33:40 PM

I like to work out on the elliptical. I do it for a half hour a day and my heart rate is usually 130-135. Is this a good HR for fitness? I am 27....  Read more

exercise for the sick?!?!
Updated 11/27/2014 9:12:08 PM

Hi Everyone, Some advice would be appreciated... I've been doing the Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred and am currently on day 12. I woke up with some Flu symptoms yesterday so thought I would take a rest day and hope that it clears with a good...  Read more

Problem with health and exercise. I have lupus an
Updated 11/26/2014 11:29:21 PM

Problem with health and exercise. I have lupus and sjogrens which are autoimmune diseases. Have problems exercising because of pain and fatigue. Looking for low impact exercising. Anybody else having similar problems?...  Read more

Exercise during commercials?
Updated 11/25/2014 11:14:17 PM

Do you do exercises during commercials?...  Read more

Exercise Groupings & SP App
Updated 11/25/2014 4:29:08 PM

I created groupings for my weightlifting routines in the fitness section on the site. However, the Spark App does not have an option for me to add my groupings to the tracker that way. The site doesn't have a way to save groupings as "favorites" eith...  Read more

The Firm Slim Solutions Yoga Workout

I am NOT a yoga person, but needed something to help stretch me out as I have had trouble with back/hip/hamstring that kept me from being able to exercise at all. This DVD feels so good on those tight areas and many things are what my physical therap...  Read more

The jeans game

I went to a thrift store and bought 3 inexpensive jeans, kinda tight but not to tight. When those jeans start to feel lose I take those old jeans back to the thrift store then buy another 3 kinda snug jeans. I could tell I was losing weight buy the w...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  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

How to Make Today Better

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Why Are Kids Who Get Less Candy Happier On Halloween? NPR This story is fascinating! According to a recent study, kids might be happier with one really good treat rather...  Read more