Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.
Advertisement -- Learn more about ads on this site.

Strained Abdominal Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Strained Abdominal Muscle.

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  Read more

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

Fight IBS with Fitness

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a condition that's not always discussed openly, but is surprisingly common. Recent estimates state that 10% to 15% of the general population experiences uncomfortable and painful IBS symptoms like cramping, abdom...  Read more

Concentrate On Your Core

Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you...  Read more

Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months. When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl...  Read more

Day 2 I pulled a muscle in my back changing diaper
Updated 11/25/2015 9:01:53 AM

Day 2 I pulled a muscle in my back changing diapers lol At least it wasn't because of jillian Michael's lol So yup nutrition is crutual Was hoping to be a size smaller by Dec 4th for our Christmas dinner If you ever did JM it is possible in 2 weeks...  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

Got a query. Did a massively bad ankle strain 5 or
Updated 11/18/2015 4:56:54 AM

Got a query. Did a massively bad ankle strain 5 or so years ago, on level ground too. Ankle just gave out n it took 5 min to pull myself up n force myself to walk on it, which Drs agreed that actually helps the healing. But I'm still getting days...  Read more

If you're eating right, then it should be muscle w

If you're eating right, then it should be muscle weigh, even if cardio, I usually weight 6 pounds more after I eat Chinese food lol, but it goes away in 4-5 days......  Read more

A pulled calf muscle has cancelled my run today, w
Updated 11/16/2015 3:53:03 PM

A pulled calf muscle has cancelled my run today, which is fine with me since it's raining and cold. I may take my little guy to the mall to walk so we can get out of the house...  Read more

Driving away your belly

I have found that what appears to be a lot of belly fat is partly lack of muscle tone in the abdominal region. For me, this is due to having had two children and a hysterectomy.I drive a city transit bus for a living, and I have been working on my a...  Read more

When you lift or pick something up, tighten your abdominal muscles

Tightening/pulling in/tensing your abdominal/stomach muscles will help support your lower back when you are picking up an object. This will help protect your lower back and help prevent a back strain. You still need to properly lift items using you...  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

8 Exercises to a Stronger Core

A strong core not only allows us to have the flat belly many of us desire, but it also helps with our posture. By developing a strong core, you may also find your cardio activities, such as running and swimming to be a tad easier. But remember doin...  Read more

Win the Battle of the 'Menopause Belly' Bulge

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not...  Read more