| Oct 20, 2008
To counter the effects of cycling, hiking or jogging, perform this exercise to release tension that creeps into your hips, legs and lower back from repetitive movements. Tightness in your iliotibial band, which runs down the outer thigh, can cause knee...
| Nov 3, 2008
This stretch, a crossed-leg sit with a block, targets the muscles around your hip joints, which get tight from everyday activities such as walking, stair-climbing or prolonged sitting. Remember to relax and breathe deeply while performing this move.
| Nov 10, 2008
Tight hip flexors can be a problem for people whose workout regimens include running or brisk walking; such repetitive forward motion can cause overuse injuries. Here's a yoga pose that can help. It will stretch the hip flexors of the back leg and...
| Apr 7, 2008
Most of us are stronger on one side of our bodies than on the other, so it's a good idea to train one side of the body at a time to correct any muscle imbalances. In this exercise, you'll move one arm at a time and use a staggered leg stance to direct...
| Apr 21, 2008
Here's a dynamic way to strengthen your abs, shoulders, arms and legs. The most important part of this move is to contract your abs fully before you start to lower your hips. Move slowly and think of using your abs to "scoop out" (make concave) the...
| May 5, 2008
Perform this yoga pose to help your body find a balance between effort and ease. It will strengthen your lower body and provide a deep stretch in your back muscles. Move into it slowly to allow time for you to find your center and feel a sense of strength...
| Jun 7, 2008
It's called the circle, that ring that forms when street dancers gather to show off their moves. It's an impromptu stage -- a place to shine, to prove oneself.
In the hip-hop dance explosion known as "Groovaloo," it gets expanded into a symbol for life....
| Jun 23, 2008
This classic yoga pose, downward facing dog, increases the blood supply to the brain and stretches the muscles in the legs, torso and arms. If the backs of your legs are tight, bend your knees so you can lift your hips and lengthen your spine.
| Jul 14, 2008
I noticed that when I am working out my feet tend to turn outward. Is this due to not wearing the proper fitness shoes, or is it a foot problem that I need to correct, and how can I correct it?
Numerous factors -- including the...
| Dec 4, 2007
The Lakers haven't played a quarter of the 2007-08 season but it's clear that a major weakness for them is a lack of toughness when center Kwame Brown is not in the lineup.
Brown, who has missed the last eight games because of a sprained ankle and knee,...
| Dec 31, 2007
Every Dec. 31, thousands of people make resolutions to start weight training, only to wake up New Year's Day and remember they can't stand the sight of dumbbells. That's why we made sure that none of the simple, innovative, compact strength products...