10 posts tagged with stretching and flexibility.
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The Couch to 5K of Flexibility Training

Can you recommend a "Couch to 5K"-type plan for flexibility training? [more inside]
posted by jedicus on Jun 30, 2013 - 6 answers

I want to do the splits.

So let's say that, initially as a joke, you and your husband made a New Year's Resolution to become able to do the splits. You are in your mid-30s, at healthy weights, and you both do moderate exercise almost every day (walking, light jogging, elliptical, what have you), but your flexibility is average. My questions are: [more inside]
posted by something something on Feb 4, 2013 - 18 answers

I started running again and I need to get flexible ASAP

What is the fastest and most effective way to get limber/flexible again? I'm middle-aged and was a life-long runner until I switched to bicycling about 5 years ago. Biking didn't do it for me so I'm running again and training for a 10K that's only a month away. I never had any flexibility problems before but now my hamstrings and butt muscles are very tight. My stride's a lot shorter than it used to be and I'm having some minor back pain and stiffness that might be related to my tightness. [more inside]
posted by 14580 on Apr 18, 2012 - 11 answers

how to reach my toes

how can i become more flexible, physically? [more inside]
posted by sabh on Oct 10, 2011 - 13 answers

I am looking for the best information about hip flexibility.

I am looking for a web site or book that someone here can recommend detailing ALL major stretches for the hips and lower body that also shows anatomical diagrams of exactly what is being stretched by the stretches. I have seen some good stuff on the net, but i am looking for a complete list with anatomical diagrams. If it is only hips, thats OK too. Thank You. [more inside]
posted by StUdIoGeEk on Dec 28, 2010 - 5 answers

"A few good stretches.."

Im looking for a handful of stretches to ease lower back "tightness". [more inside]
posted by Esefa on Aug 25, 2010 - 24 answers

Help me regain my flexibility!

My flexibility is disappearing with my youth, and I hate the overall creakiness and lack of balance that's left behind. Can someone recommend a good video to help me fight back? [more inside]
posted by DrGail on Apr 11, 2010 - 15 answers

I want to be a human pretzel...

Are there any good yoga/stretching DVDs for increasing flexibility? [more inside]
posted by lemonade on Jun 10, 2008 - 8 answers

Yoga and Tai Chi

I think I want to try Yoga or Tai Chi but I can't decide which. [more inside]
posted by mendel on Jun 6, 2005 - 16 answers

Recommend stretching routine resources.

I started weight training about 9 months ago, with regular cardio. I want to start a strecthing routine because I feel very tight. [m/i] [more inside]
posted by benjh on Feb 8, 2004 - 7 answers

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