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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 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

Need ideas for low-to-no cardio exercises
Updated 5/2/2016 1:39:19 AM

Ok, to start, I know that low-to-no cardio exercises are not the best for losing weight, but due to various medical problems that I am trying to get fixed, anything that gets my heart rate up ends up causing a splitting headache the size of Kansas th...  Read more

Hope everyone had a awesome weekend !!! Back to re
Updated 5/1/2016 9:48:05 PM

Hope everyone had a awesome weekend !!! Back to reality for me tomorrow lol. ;) gym & better choices !!!...  Read more

Trying to lose weight after having lower back surg
Updated 5/1/2016 8:04:26 PM

Trying to lose weight after having lower back surgery and developed drop foot...anyone else going through this???...  Read more

I just started getting back on the healthy wagon a
Updated 5/1/2016 7:41:33 PM

I just started getting back on the healthy wagon after I have been diagnosed with crohns disease. Having trouble with quitting all the food I've been eating for years...  Read more

Ok well back using spark people. I keep switching
Updated 5/1/2016 4:40:20 PM

Ok well back using spark people. I keep switching from this and fitness pal. I guess I think one is going to make this journey somewhat easier idk....  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

Can Exercise Control Back Pain?

Can Exercise Control Back Pain?10 Rules for Exercising When You're SickMost people know regular exercise will improve their appearance and general health, but few realize the positive effects that good physical conditioning can have on their low back...  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

5 Exercises that Sculpt, Strengthen & Soothe Back Pain

In today’s world, we all sit for too many hours each day. We drive instead of walking. We take the escalator instead of climbing the stairs. As a result, our posture suffers—and our necks get tight because we spend hours looking down at o...  Read more