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How To Stretch Lower Back Muscles Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Stretch Lower Back Muscles.

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

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

4 Ways to Stretch Smarter

I’m the first to admit that stretching is not high on my priority list.  When I’m crunched for time, the last thing I want to do is spend an extra 5-10 minutes stretching after a workout.  Consequently, my body has paid the pric...  Read more

Reference Guide to Stretching

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Stretching comes naturally to all of us. You might notice that if you have been sitting in a particular position for a long time, you stretch unco...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

just got back from the gym. loving the burn. now o
Updated 10/8/2015 1:28:02 PM

just got back from the gym. loving the burn. now off to work!...  Read more

I'm back with a new ideas!
Updated 10/8/2015 1:34:42 PM

I don't know how many times I've started and stopped using my SP app to log in my food and exercise. I get going really good in the beginning but slack off again. I'm sure I'm alone. So hopefully this time will be more consistent. Here's what I...  Read more

I'm back on track today with logging my food and I
Updated 10/8/2015 12:23:46 PM

I'm back on track today with logging my food and I'm hoping to work back into my exercises too....  Read more

Ouch! Every muscle in my body hurts. I am finding
Updated 10/8/2015 7:58:01 AM

Ouch! Every muscle in my body hurts. I am finding it hard to get going this morning. I will prevail. I will make it to the gym. Even if I go slow I will burn more then sitting on my butt at home. I got this! Fat will not own me. Ok pep talk over....  Read more

Trying to back i to the swing of things. I had los
Updated 10/8/2015 7:32:01 AM

Trying to back i to the swing of things. I had lost 130 pounds 2 years ago but gained it all back. Grrr. I gotta do this if i want to live. This is the last time. Got home from a busy 12 hour shift and for the first time in forever, i did not binge...  Read more


Even though stretching can seem like a waste of time, you need it for the muscles....  Read more


Every morning I do some stretching to help warm up my muscles and get me going....  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips

The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips.  What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi...  Read more

5 Exercises that Sculpt, Strengthen & Soothe Back Pain

In today’s world, we all sit for too many hours each day. We drive instead of walking. We take the escalator instead of climbing the stairs. As a result, our posture suffers—and our necks get tight because we spend hours looking down at o...  Read more