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Back Knee Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Back Knee Pain.

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

FUNctional Fitness

What fun is being laid up with a stiff or bad back? What good is a perfect body if you are feeling less than perfect? As far as your back is concerned, more fun comes from more functional fitness. The simplest, easiest, most basic moves are usua...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

11 Strengthening Exercises that Help Decrease Knee Pain

If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way. Knees are the most commonly injured joints in...  Read more

Whooo Hoooo! Back in one-derland!
Updated 4/28/2016 7:49:06 AM

Whooo Hoooo! Back in one-derland!...  Read more

Finally broke back into the 150s at 158 this morni
Updated 4/28/2016 7:53:37 AM

Finally broke back into the 150s at 158 this morning!! Gonna see if I can keep it here until Sunday, my "official" weigh in day but I'm feeling really good! Hoping for a productive day!...  Read more

Normally my lower back hurts if I walk too much. I
Updated 4/28/2016 8:16:45 AM

Normally my lower back hurts if I walk too much. If it starts to hurt I can sit down or bend to relieve the pain. For the past three or four days it's been hurting without doing anything. Not sure what I should do....  Read more

I only ate back 72 of my exercise calories yesterd
Updated 4/28/2016 12:01:21 PM

I only ate back 72 of my exercise calories yesterday! (SP formula claimed I burned 715, my heart rate monitor claims I burned 510.) My goal is to eat a maximum of half back and ideally none back. Proud of myself :)...  Read more

Morning guys it's a lovely day and I'm back on tra
Updated 4/28/2016 3:05:09 AM

Morning guys it's a lovely day and I'm back on track. I'd like to thank those who commented on my post yesterday for supporting me by helping along down the right path 😊...  Read more

Just a little love for my knee

Small movements I've found that relieve the pain. I"ve been in pain for the last week, and found that if I moved my hip, (the one on the side of the painful knee) the way Cancan dancers do, -- it looks like they're moving their knee, when in fact, th...  Read more

Lifting Safely To Avoid Injury (continued)

Take a painkiller and take it easy. Aspirin or ibuprofen, gentle massage and bed rest may be the best thing for the first couple of days after you hurt your back. No aerobics, jogging, or tennis until the pain goes away. Just lie in bed on your ba...  Read more

On The Scale Again

This team is for those who have slipped up, gained some or all of their weight back and now want to seriously lose those extra pounds for good....  Read more

Smart Exercise Modifications for Knee Pain

For many of us, exercise is the part of the day we look forward to. But for those who struggle with chronic pain, working out isn't enjoyable. It hurts. Knees are particularly vulnerable to pain during exercise (and afterwards).  There...  Read more

Kneehab: 5 Yoga-Inspired Moves to Tune Up Your Knees

Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d...  Read more