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Stretch For Back Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stretch For Back Pain.

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

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

The first week I started I lost 4 pounds! Back on
Updated 11/25/2015 7:45:46 PM

The first week I started I lost 4 pounds! Back on the scale today and I didn't even lose 1 pound. I've been eating really good and always stay within sparks 1200-1500cal goal for me. Feeling a bit bummed :( Any advice?...  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

I had this pain in my back thigh after going back
Updated 11/25/2015 5:15:22 AM

I had this pain in my back thigh after going back to exercise, just fast pace walking (3.5-4 mph). Its been over a week and it wouldnt go away. Should i be concerned??...  Read more

I hurt my back, trying to find a exercise I can do
Updated 11/24/2015 9:13:56 PM

I hurt my back, trying to find a exercise I can do that want hurt my back any suggestions?...  Read more

Just got back from a funeral visitation for a loca
Updated 11/24/2015 8:20:50 PM

Just got back from a funeral visitation for a local 20 yr old. Now having a glass of wine (or three). Take care of yourself Forgive yourself when you struggle. Hug those you love extra tight. Goodnight to my spark family. I SO appreciate all of you....  Read more

Back Pain and Stretching

It is sometimes really hard to workout when you have back pain. But I find that doing some light stretches be it Yoga or Regular is good to do too. Stretching helps keep you flexible and my even help with the pain....  Read more

Peggy Cappy Easy Yoga for Arthritis

My arthritis is mild, but I have pain from sciatica and bone pain from cancer. This workout is easy and gentle on the joints, and it's for any age. The gentle stretching really helps with my back pain. You can do the workout standing, seated, or stan...  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

10 Fitness Tips from Olympians

Having a tough time motivating yourself to go for a jog? Just imagine if exercise was your job. Welcome to the life of a professional athlete, or in the most elite cases, an Olympian. Even though they might seem superhuman, they too have to employ tr...  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

Stretch away back pain!

Seated spine stretch Sit in a chair with your feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart. Roll your hi[s forward. Lace your fingers and extend your arms straight up so your palms are facing the ceiling and elbows are locked. Pull your shoulder b...  Read more