Posts Tagged ‘exercise’

Dynamic Side Lunge Stretch : Working Out – YouTube

January 21, 2023

without hop (as in the movie)
replaces side extension to the runner’s stretch

Feel Your Best With Standing Side Bend Pose | Beachbody Blog

December 31, 2022

whole side into a “bow” with foot inverted

World’s Greatest Stretch for Runners – YouTube

December 31, 2022

For the runner’s stretch, can do a “lateral extension” too, rotating leg 90′

Wide Stance Adductor and Hamstring Stretch – YouTube

December 31, 2022
“Dynamic Hamstring”

Hamstring Walks – YouTube

December 31, 2022

Downward Dog – Heel Pedal – YouTube

December 31, 2022

Neck Stretches for Pain Relief: How to Stretch Your Neck

December 31, 2022 discusses
turn & tilt
rolling head discusses “childs pose”

finally, can do
ball on back
roller on back, vert & horz
ball on pec.

Stick-up Exercise

August 14, 2021

Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis.

October 12, 2018

Want To Live Longer? Take Up Tennis, by @StevenSalzberg1 +10 yrs w/ tennis vs +3.4 swimming & +3.2 jogging. This is very surprising. Is there a hidden confounder? Income?


“Tennis: 9.7 years gain in life expectancy
Badminton: 6.2 years
Soccer: 4.7 years
Cycling: 3.7 years
Swimming: 3.4 years
Jogging: 3.2 years
Calisthenics: 3.1 years
Health club activities: 1.5 years
The authors didn’t expect tennis to do so well, as you can see in this quote:

“Surprisingly, we found that tennis players had the longest expected lifetime among the 8 different sports.”

One possible reason for tennis, badminton, and soccer doing so well is that out of the 8 sports studied, these are the ones that require 2 or more people and involve social interaction. As the authors explain,” “}}

No sweat: The smart guide to exercise | New Scientist

August 18, 2018

No sweat: The smart guide to exercise Useful tidbits related to scientific studies of #exercise: stretching has not proven useful. 150 min/week is good &half that in HIT, even better