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How To Treat A Strained Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Treat A Strained Muscle.

Ice Home Remedies

When you're injured, ice is like gold. In fact, it is an essential treatment for most sports injuries. It is one of the key ways to reduce the inflammation that occurs when you have some type of muscle tear, tendonitis, sprain or strain. The...  Read more

5 Exercises You Should Never Do

Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all it's exercise—and that has to count for something, doesn't it? The truth is that some common exercises aren't safe at all (especially for people who...  Read more

When to Call a Doctor for the Flu

You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a...  Read more

9 Foods that are Good for Your Gut

Your digestive tract is full of living organisms that help keep you healthy--around 400 different types of beneficial bacteria and yeast strains that co-habitate in your gastrointestinal system. There are several different kinds of foods and suppleme...  Read more

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

Does anyone have experience with electric muscle s
Updated 2/2/2016 11:28:09 AM

Does anyone have experience with electric muscle stimulation? What was your experience? Did it help in your weight loss?...  Read more

Why hello muscles I didn't know I had... Planks w
Updated 2/2/2016 3:23:56 PM

Why hello muscles I didn't know I had... Planks will pay off someday......  Read more

Replacements for Sweet treats?
Updated 2/5/2016 10:32:09 PM

I have such a massive sweet tooth (mostly chocolate orientated) and it is definitely holding me back! Does anyone have any ideas about low calorie/low fat alternatives to treats I can nibble on whenever the cravings come?!...  Read more

Got a scale that measures body fat and muscle mass
Updated 1/30/2016 1:28:30 PM

Got a scale that measures body fat and muscle mass for my birthday yesterday. I haven't seen the scale move in over a month and have been training hard. Sure enough I step on the scale and I'm 33.3% muscle mass which is above average for me! :)...  Read more

Every muscle on my body is incredibly sore, how do
Updated 1/30/2016 9:22:33 AM

Every muscle on my body is incredibly sore, how do I combat the pain? This is day 3 of a boot camp and I'm not sure I can make it to day 14 ?? feeling very discouraged......  Read more

Moving Furniture

If you happen to have hardwood floors, slip a throw rug under the furniture to slide easily across the floor - no strained backs and no gouged floors!334...  Read more

"Magic" Yogurt

You can turn regular (plain) yogurt into Greek yogurt by straining it in a colander lined with cheesecloth - this saves money, too.......  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

Say ''So Long'' to Sit-Ups

From grade school gym class to military boot camp, the sit-up has long been a benchmark of endurance. But for those who don't embrace the old elbow-to-knee move, there is some good news: The traditional sit-up may be on its way out. A recent...  Read more

Exercise Tips for Shoveling Snow

With much of the country experiencing an unseasonable amount of snow this winter many of us are finding ourselves digging out the snow shovel to clear our paths. But we must be mindful that while snow shoveling can give one quite a workout,it does co...  Read more