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Strained Back Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Strained Back Muscle.

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

How to Walk with Proper Form and Technique

Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor...  Read more

How to Run with Proper Form and Technique

Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop...  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

so week 8 tummy tuck and muscle repair post op and
Updated 10/4/2015 6:40:27 AM

so week 8 tummy tuck and muscle repair post op and I'm finally cleared to workout, and I'm hungry all the time. I can't eat very big meals since my abdominal muscles were stitched back, but my body keeps wanting snacks all day. any ideas?...  Read more

Back at it again
Updated 10/4/2015 1:52:12 PM

Hi all! This is definitely not my first time on SP, but hopefully this one will stick. I'm working on losing weight. One of my goals is also to try and come out of my shell a little bit and try and post on the community boards, so here goes nothing :...  Read more

One more question and I need to head back to work-
Updated 10/3/2015 8:36:02 PM

One more question and I need to head back to work--I am looking at the fitness trackers and I am interested in getting a fit bit or something similar. I can't wear watches because they stop on me (not sure why) will the fitness tracker work for me?...  Read more

got back on track today 20 minutes on the elliptic
Updated 10/3/2015 4:46:42 PM

got back on track today 20 minutes on the elliptical feel good...  Read more

I'm back!! I took a break and during my break put
Updated 10/3/2015 10:06:48 PM

I'm back!! I took a break and during my break put on about 20's time for me to get back on track and hit those goals I originally set for myself.....I just keep telling myself to error is human and I will come out a better person!...  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

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

On The Scale Again

This team is for those who have slipped up, gained some or all of their weight back and now want to seriously lose those extra pounds for good....  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

Pain-Proof Your Day

Most of the time you and your body have a good working relationship. You tell it what to do, and it obeys. But every once in a while, your body talks back: a creaky knee here, a stiff shoulder there. It's saying that something you're doing&md...  Read more