Eccentric Calf Muscle Exercises for Achilles Tendinopathy Part 2

Munteanu SE, Landorf KB, Menz HB, Cook JL, Pizzari T, Scott LA.Efficacy of customized foot orthoses in the treatment of Achilles tendinopathy: study protocol for a randomized trial. This video shows the exercise for a calf muscle. Learn how to prevent torn calf muscle and treating those muscle pulls.

Calf Muscle – Common Sports Injuries

This video discusses a strain of the calf muscle, one of the common sports injuries. It is caused from overuse, acceleration, and/or change of direction resulting in a tear of the lower leg muscles. Treatment includes, resting, icing, and physical therapy. Depending on the severity of the lower leg pain, rehab is a minimum of 2-3 weeks and a maximum of 8. Find out more about calf strain symptoms.

How To Strengthen Calf Muscles

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...

Running Tips & Techniques : How To Stretch One Hamstring & Calf Muscle Before Running

Learn how to stretch only one hamstring and stretch one calf before running in this free fitness video on running techniques. Expert: Robert Rogers Bio: Robert Rogers has been a Track and Cross Country Coach for Otto Middle School for the last three years. He is a dedicated runner and coach. Filmmaker: Robert Rogers. Learn also about treatments of pulled hamstring and a pulled calf muscle.

Calf And Ankle Stretching Workout For Shin Splints

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.

How To Prevent Shin Splints During Cardio

Shin splints are painful and can hamper your exercise routine. Learn how to prevent shin splints during cardio in this exercise video and Find out what are the symptoms and causes and causes of shin splints as well as the shin splints treatment.

32.4 Hip Flexor Rectus Femoris Stretching

This video shows the hip flexor - rectus femoris stretching. The Rectus femoris muscle is one of the four quadriceps muscles that sits in the middle of the front of the thigh. It is responsible for knee extension and hip flexion. It is considers one of the muscles that make up the hip flexors; a group of muscles that bring the legs and trunk together in a flexion movement. Hip stretching is important...

Hip Flexor And Hamstring Stretch Yoga Routine

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.

Women Fitness – How To Build Strength And Flexibility In The Hip Flexor

The Kinetic Bands Dynamic Kinetic Stretch is great for working the Hips and  Hip Flexor. To keep the joints moving and strengthening and to prevent injuries and muscle pull later on specially osteoporosis for women.

What Is A Pulled Hamstring? | Pulling A Hamstring

Learn what a pulled hamstring is in this visual depiction of what occurs in the body when you injured  your hamstring. Watch as muscle tears in this animation put together by About.com.  Learn more about hamstring injury treatment.