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Last week we worked the upper portion of our legs…why not... by karla522 Posted Tue 08 Jun 2010 8:54am Last week we worked the upper portion of our legs …why not focus on the lower legs this week? The calves get tight from aerobic exercises such as running, jumping and step machines, but focusing on strengthening and stretching them can make many types of cardiovascular and strength exercises more comfortable. Calves likely get a go ... Read on »
Pilates Leg Work- Inner Thighs by Elaine E. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:43pm 1 Comment In pilates, your inner thighs really get a workout because they are actually part of your core. They are just as important to connecting to your midline as your abdominals are. Here are some exercises on the mat and on the equipment, that can be easier, smoother, and felt more deeply when using and thinking about your ... Read on »
Pilates Leg Work- Back of the Legs by Elaine E. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 5:43pm A strong core is necessary to support your body through its daily movements and to help you excel at the other sports and activities you participate in. Of course, you also need strong legs to actually execute those activities! Thankfully, pilates works out your whole body, including your legs. In fact, there is a pilates exercise to work ... Read on »
Move of the Day: Diagonal Leg Works your: Butt and legs! A:... by Blogilates Posted Fri 20 May 2011 2:15am Move of the Day: Diagonal Leg Works your: Butt and legs! A: Keeping hips lifted throughout, bring left knee out to left to untuck foot, then extend leg diagonally up to left. Return left foot to tuck position. Do 20 reps. Switch sides and repeat. Do 2 sets. B: Keeping hips lifted throughout, bring left knee out to left to u ... Read on »
On the Right Leg and Work at the Gym by Judith L. Patient Expert Posted Wed 01 Jun 2011 9:45am Yesterday afternoon I had another appointment with Paul, the physical therapist. Almost immediately I asked him about the difficulties I am having in my right leg. He said it may be because I am not putting my full weight on the left leg, so the right is picking up too much. I said no, I am not skimping on using my full weight on the left. So he ... Read on »
Tissue Engineers Working for Lab Grown Limbs and Organs–One Soldier Benefited Who’s Leg Was Damaged in Iraq by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 04 Jan 2012 5:19pm We all love to read about regenerative medicine and this is another update on what is happing at Wake Forest, University of Irvine and Pittsburg.  Neuro stem cells are also in the works to help research with restoring nerve damage.  Physical therapy is needed with restoring some leg and arm functions.  There’s also an interview with anot ... Read on »
Winning Wednesday – Working Out Sucks, Leggings, Shorts, Jerseys & more by Tara B. Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Jan 2012 12:13pm Eco Lips Lip Care ends 1/8 Yellowman YMX sports jersey ends 1/10 If you’re up to a month long challenge and the possibility in winning some great products from (yoga towel, exercise cards and sports bra), then enter the Just Do It January Challenge (ends 1/31) I have more of my own coming up next week and ... Read on »
Let’s work our legs and abs by Get Healthy With Heather Posted Fri 28 May 2010 12:00am Sometimes I just want a workout that gets to the point.  I want a tough workout where I’ll feel the burn and later know that I really worked and challenged by body.  This workout will do that. Legs - Plyo - Abs Legs = 15 reps (single or double leg depending on the exercise) Plyo = 15 reps Abs = 30 reps Starts with a ... Read on »
Single Leg Work by James C. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 02 Feb 2009 10:41pm "I was wondering if there was any way I could incorporate single leg work into your Shotgun Program. I really enjoy it, but I feel I need to always do some single leg work. Should it be done on the troubleshooting days?" -John Julius My Answer: You can certainly single leg work on troubleshooting days. Another option would be to do rev ... Read on »
And Then, My Legs Stopped Working by Fit Bottomed Girls Patient Expert Posted Thu 03 May 2012 6:00am This isn't me, but I did very similar moves making a very similar face. Credit: Hambear Last week I was in California, in the Bay Area, on a work retreat for one of my other gigs, and one morning, before our meetings started up, I went to a boot camp-type of class at FNS with one of my coworkers, Edita. She’d been going for a few weeks ... Read on »