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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 Smarter Ways to Limber Up

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

Muscle vs. fat?
Updated 11/24/2015 7:49:48 AM

I'm (finally) back on a regular plan and whatnot, but two weeks in, I'm finding my scale is stuck. I know that muscle weighs more than fat and that the amount of exercise I'm doing (2-3 miles in the pool 4x/week) is building a muscle more than losing...  Read more

New to this. I'm 48, going back to school and abou
Updated 11/22/2015 6:15:41 PM

New to this. I'm 48, going back to school and about 50lbs heavier than I want to be. Seems like I'll never get there!! Any motivation ideas would be great....  Read more

Need to get back to my healthier lifestyle. 4
Updated 11/22/2015 6:15:11 PM

Need to get back to my healthier lifestyle. 4...  Read more

Really trying to get back to the gym more. Because
Updated 11/22/2015 5:15:13 PM

Really trying to get back to the gym more. Because of school and work I been super tired and only been goin 2 to 3 times a week. Starting this week I will hopefully be goin 4 to 5 times a week and really revving up my workouts and weight lose💪🏻...  Read more

Hi - Sorry, but I have not heard back from them.

Hi - Sorry, but I have not heard back from them. I know they've been really busy; but, I will send a follow-up request to see if they have any ideas....  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