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Stretch Back Muscles Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stretch Back Muscles.

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6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

4 Smarter Ways to Limber Up

I’m the first to admit that stretching is not high on my priority list.  When I’m crunched for time, the last thing I want to do is spend an extra 5-10 minutes stretching after a workout.  Consequently, my body has paid the pric...  Read more

Reference Guide to Stretching

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Stretching comes naturally to all of us. You might notice that if you have been sitting in a particular position for a long time, you stretch unco...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

Well just got back from my hour walk. I think my d
Updated 6/29/2016 10:15:37 AM

Well just got back from my hour walk. I think my dog is mad at me but I wasn't the one who told him he needs to lose 5 lbs. Blame the vet for that one! Lol...  Read more

Trying to get back on track after vacation but als
Updated 6/29/2016 9:51:42 AM

Trying to get back on track after vacation but also having a sick loved one in the hospital. Crazy busy. #motivation...  Read more

Hello to All, Today is my first day back. I suffer
Updated 6/29/2016 10:15:42 AM

Hello to All, Today is my first day back. I suffer from PTSD and it makes me eat based on my emotions. Can anyone give guidance plz and thanks...  Read more

Before I started I weigh 198 then back in May I we
Updated 6/29/2016 7:57:42 AM

Before I started I weigh 198 then back in May I weighed 190 then I got the spark people app and weighted 170 and that's 2015 then this May i've plateaued and didn't listen thing until of this week now I'm down to the 157 poundsi 2016 iweight157...  Read more

Back home from vacation! Man, oh man what a trip.
Updated 6/29/2016 7:05:18 AM

Back home from vacation! Man, oh man what a trip. Back to reality this morning. Adulting is the worst. #beingagrownup...  Read more

Benefits of Stretching

Stretching, in its most basic form, is a natural and automatic action. People often stretch instinctively after waking from sleep or after long periods of inactivity.While the benefits of daily exercise are numerous and well known, the benefits of a...  Read more

Lifting Safely To Avoid Injury (continued)

Take a painkiller and take it easy. Aspirin or ibuprofen, gentle massage and bed rest may be the best thing for the first couple of days after you hurt your back. No aerobics, jogging, or tennis until the pain goes away. Just lie in bed on your ba...  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

12 Hamstring Stretches for Greater Flexibility

Tight hamstrings are a common complaint not only amongst runners, cyclists and rowers, but for those who tend to sit most of the day, whether at a desk at work or school, spend a lot of time on the couch watching TV, sitting at the computer, even for...  Read more

8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips

The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips.  What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi...  Read more