3 posts tagged with exercise by philosophygeek.
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Make my knees more robust!

I do a lot of social dancing, and after a long weekend my knees will get sore. I know that it's probably impossible to eliminate the soreness without cutting back on the amount of time I'm out dancing, but I'd like to do some conditioning exercises to build up my knees' ability to withstand that kind of use. You are not my physical therapist; having said that, what sort of exercises should I be trying, and how can I calibrate the intensity level of the exercises so that I am strengthening the knees without overexerting them? [more inside]
posted by philosophygeek on Jan 4, 2010 - 16 answers

Rapid, safe fat loss tips?

I would like to lose a lot of fat in a short period of time. Help me do so safely and effectively! [more inside]
posted by philosophygeek on Apr 12, 2009 - 14 answers

Splits exercises

Help me design a stretching/exercise program to allow me to do the splits. What stretches should I be doing? How long should I hold the stretch? Any particular exercises I should be practicing? What's a reasonable timeframe for developing this skill? [more inside]
posted by philosophygeek on Jan 30, 2009 - 9 answers

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