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  • Tense after a jog or bike ride? Loosen up those muscles

    Tense after a jog or bike ride? Loosen up those muscles
    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...
  • Bend and stretch -- your hips will thank you

    Bend and stretch -- your hips will thank you
    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. Step...
  • Yoga pose helps runners stretch hip flexors while making legs stronger

    Yoga pose helps runners stretch hip flexors while making legs stronger
    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...
  • Exercise one side, then the other

    Exercise one side, then the other
    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...
  • 'Tabletop' exercise strengthens abs, shoulders, arms and legs

    'Tabletop' exercise strengthens abs, shoulders, arms and legs
    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...
  • Yoga pose stretches leg, back muscles

    Yoga pose stretches leg, back muscles
    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...
  • 'Groovaloo'

    'Groovaloo'
    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....
  • Rejuvenate muscles with yoga's downward facing dog pose

    Rejuvenate muscles with yoga's downward facing dog pose
    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. -- Karen...
  • Feet turning out during a workout? Proper shoes or orthotics can help

    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? J. Garcia Costa Mesa Numerous factors -- including the...
  • 'Tough guy' needed, Jackson says

    'Tough guy' needed, Jackson says
    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,...
  • Boring muscle builders? Not here

    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...