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Back Strength Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Back Strength Exercise.

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Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  Read more

Reference Guide to Strength Training

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and...  Read more

Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Any exercises I should do?
Updated 4/25/2016 8:21:10 AM

Any exercises I should do?...  Read more

Hello everyone! I'm back at my beginning weight.
Updated 4/25/2016 5:10:15 PM

Hello everyone! I'm back at my beginning weight. Though I'm not going to best myself up about it, just going to do better from now on. I'm trying to stay satisfied with 1200 calories, any tips? Much appreciated!!...  Read more

Today's the first day of my vacation. Hope I can stick to eating healthy and getting some exercise i
Updated 4/25/2016 4:30:32 AM

Today's the first day of my vacation. Hope I can stick to eating healthy and getting some exercise in!...  Read more

working out and doing strength training since jan
Updated 4/27/2016 12:38:07 AM

working out and doing strength training since jan and no pounds lost . feeling so discouraged. just want to lose 15 lbs. not perfect at it but burning way more calories than i was before jan so why no difference? 30 min cardio 3x /wk , 2x/wk strength...  Read more

Walking with back problems
Updated 4/25/2016 9:09:31 PM

I have back issues. So when it comes to walking, even in ty he stores, I have pain. I was in a car accident 15 years ago. So I have bad pain in the lower left of my back. Recently, I have been experiencing numbness on the left side of my back with sh...  Read more

Weights while watching...

While watching television, sit on an exercise ball and perform upper body strength training and abdominal exercises. During commercial breaks do squats for the whole break, then back to weights when the show comes back on, then for the next break do...  Read more

Consistency in your program

Exercise means cardio and strength training. Ive been strength training 2 times a week consistently for a year and Im begining to see results in my chest, legs, back, neck and little toe ( ha ha- just kidding on the toe)...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Fitness Defined: Concentric and Eccentric Contractions (and Why It Matters)

Usually, the average exerciser doesn't think about physiology or kinesiology when he or she is exercising. Sure, you think about form, doing your exercises correctly, and achieving balanceóboth in terms of overall fitness (a balance of cardio, streng...  Read more

8 Exercises for Strengthening Your Back

Your back muscles may be one of the most neglected areas when it comes to strength training. And it isn't too surprising since we do not have a daily view of these muscles like we do our abs, chest, even our leg muscles. By focusing just a few mi...  Read more