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How To Treat A Strained Muscle Resources

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

5 Common Running and Walking Injuries

Both running and walking are simple ways to get a great cardiovascular workout with no equipment beyond a sturdy pair of athletic shoes. But these common activities can lead to pain and injury if you're not careful. Here are five of the most comm...  Read more

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

What's Really Making Your Back Hurt?

Back pain is one of the most common complaints doctors hear from their patients. In fact, studies show that more than 80% of Americans will suffer from at least one episode of back pain during their lifetime. Back pain can range from mildly annoying...  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

How often do you "treat" yourself?
Updated 4/9/2014 10:47:17 AM

Do you have a small item once a day, or do allow yourself a blowout occasionally? How does your decision affect your weight loss efforts? Just wondering what works for others....  Read more

Evening munchies....and treats at work...
Updated 4/4/2014 5:12:32 PM

I'd love to know more ideas that have been found to be successful from those of you who have been at this for awhile. My nights are my absolute WORST times. I work in a VA clinic where co-workers and patients are always bringing in yummy treats;...  Read more

What's your strategy for treats?
Updated 4/4/2014 2:56:47 PM

What's your strategy for treats? Do you have them? If so how often? Do you have 'rules' around them?...  Read more

How Long Does it Take to Build Muscle?
Updated 4/8/2014 4:38:00 PM

I know building muscle won't happen overnight, but I'm just wondering about how long it takes to strengthen muscles some. I've been doing an arm routine for about a month now, and I've upped the weights I use from about 2 lbs to 2.5 lbs. I did this...  Read more

What's your favorite chocolate treat?
Updated 4/8/2014 9:33:57 AM

It's ICE CREAM...hard to resist!!! Any suggestions?...  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

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

Stay Active to Prevent Back Pain

The remedy for back pain used to be rest and more rest. But recent guidelines say that the key to beating back pain is in staying active. Here, how to treat and prevent an aching back. How to Treat Back PainThere's nothing like all-consuming back...  Read more