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Strained Back Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Strained Back Muscle.

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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

Oooops! Fell back - big time.
Updated 9/1/2014 3:46:00 PM

After losing 24lbs in in 20 weeks, felt good, got off my diabetic meds, felt so positive....what the heck happened? Well, I had a couple of physical setbacks, that gradually let my mind-set change back to it's old way of thinking, which caused me...  Read more

Friend Feed Only Goes Back a few Hours
Updated 8/29/2014 9:29:41 AM

I was going to write and ask why the friend feed only went back a few hours when I realized that the prev and next buttons were displaying under an Ad to the right. Is this by design or an error? I preferred it below the last post. Thanks....  Read more

back from my mothers
Updated 8/30/2014 2:24:11 AM

Went to help her for a few days. She is 90 years old but still living on her own and is in pretty good health. 334...  Read more

Back to sparkpeople and on THM
Updated 8/29/2014 1:45:32 AM

Hello all! I'm starting at sparkpeople again after 2 years and wanting to make a healthy lifestyle change. I've started the 10 min exercise challenge (something I have always been inconsistent with) and am implementing the trim healthy mama plan. Sta...  Read more

Help! I'm gaining back all the weight I lost!
Updated 9/1/2014 11:17:32 AM

Hi, My name is Sandi and this is my first post. I have been on Spark for 2 years now. I was very successful for 1 1/2 years, lost 60 lbs and thought I had truly changed my eating habits. Then, about 7 months ago everything changed. Since last No...  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