The calf muscles at the back of the lower leg are important to target when strength and weight training for speed and agility. Calf pain can arise from a variety of conditions ranging from accidental trauma to nerve conditions. Calf pain in the absence of trauma or other symptoms is commonly due to a muscle cramp. Learn how to do calf muscle exercises in this strength training video. Here are also ways about calf muscle pull therapies.
Coach Nicole of sparkpeople.com leads you through a short (3-minute) routine of lower legs stretches for the calves and ankles. Take a look at this video to learn different stretches and exercise using a wall. These stretches are great for people with tight calves or weak ankles in general, but may also help prevent and manage shin splint pain. Here are some shin splints prevention tips.
It’s important to distinguish between pulled groin muscles and ripped groin muscles, but pulled groin muscles should be treated with light stretching, cold showers, ice packs and relaxation. Avoid strenuous activity when trying to get pulled groin muscles to heal with help from a professional bodybuilder in this free video on health and fitness. Learn more about groin pain treatment.
The hip flexors are a group of muscles in the hip joint that move the hip and by extension the leg forward while running or walking. The hip flexors also work with the abdominal muscles and work when the stomach is moved toward the legs, as in sit-ups. Hip flexor stretches can help improve general back health. Learn how to stretch the hip flexors from a chiropractor in this free back health video. Learn also what are the hip flexor strain treatment.
This video shows the 10 minute yoga routine stretches the front and back of your legs targeting hip flexors and hamstrings. The stretches are dancer pose, down dog with leg lift, flip dog, high lunge with side stretch, low lunge with quad stretch, and bow pose. Click this link to find out more about hip flexor and hamstring injury.
Dr. Bruder Stapleton talks about why kids are vulnerable to sports injuries and how to prevent them.
The more children engage in athletic the less likely they are to be obese and less likely to have adult complications. To prevent children from injuries parents should be involved. They should make sure that children wear correct safety gear, they need to have the clear playing surface, need to be checked coach’s training, warm up stretches. You need to find the sport that matches your child size and ability into sports. Make sure to have the right equipment and try to encourage them to do the sports that really fits them. To treat the children injuries learn how to do the RICE . Click this link to find out more on how to heal children safely from sports injury.
Watch as a fitness expert teaches you how to do a calf raise exercise that helps seniors strengthen calf muscles in this free exercise video for seniors.Expert: Manny Castro Bio: Manny Castro received his BS in Health Education/Exercise Physiology and Athletic Training from Florida International University, and completed several internships in cardiac rehab, and strength and Filmmaker: Manuel Castro
Learn a couple simple but uncommon ways to stretch your hamstring. Hamstring exercise and stretches done after you warm up can substantially reduce the risk of injury. Also to prevent soreness it is good to do at the end of a workout. Other