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Stretch Lower Back Muscles Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stretch Lower Back Muscles.

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6 Stretches for Runners After Crossing the Finish Line

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

back at it :)
Updated 9/26/2016 10:08:03 AM

Hi - so i'm here looking to continue my journey and re-engage with spark as it's been so helpful for me in the past. Wanting to meet new positive people to help me reach my goals of losing weight, becoming healthier and fitter....  Read more

I made the effort to get back into working out. A
Updated 9/26/2016 10:19:27 AM

I made the effort to get back into working out. A 15 minute walk and I am beat. My legs feel really heavy and bed sounds like a good idea. However, I am at work and got lots to do afterwards. Don't know why this is so hard? Maybe the antibiotics?...  Read more

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last
Updated 9/26/2016 10:16:07 AM

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last week (accept Sunday) I feel like I shouldn't be sad/in a funk from this, since it was an early loss, but,I can't seem to get over the loss of our baby...  Read more

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last
Updated 9/26/2016 9:21:37 AM

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last week (accept Sunday) I feel like I shouldn't be sad/in a funk from this, since it was an early loss, but,I can't seem to get over the loss of our baby...  Read more

Ugh! Got of track. Now I'm back on. It's Monday.
Updated 9/26/2016 8:21:23 AM

Ugh! Got of track. Now I'm back on. It's Monday....  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

Exercising for Lower Back Pain

A Marathon of Sitting Leads to Low Back PainUpon awakening one may sit to have coffee or breakfast before sitting to drive to work. When arriving at work the corporate employee will often sit at a desk or in meetings until lunch. Lunch involves more...  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  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

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