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Stretch Lower Back Muscles Resources

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

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

Good news everyone! After maintaining a low calori
Updated 6/30/2016 7:51:15 AM

Good news everyone! After maintaining a low calorie count for a month. I can no longer handle eating more calories than necessary. Like actually I feel a little sick after lasts nights dine out. Whoopsie....  Read more

Awake but sleepy. Thinking about going back to bed
Updated 6/30/2016 7:25:00 AM

Awake but sleepy. Thinking about going back to bed. It sounds good but usually just unable to go back to sleep . I might as well get my sore butt moving ....  Read more

I have been gaining some if my weight back..l am d
Updated 6/30/2016 8:04:36 AM

I have been gaining some if my weight back..l am doing 1500,1600 a day..does anyone have any good advice for me thanks,Lisa...  Read more

Ive gained it all back :( I lost 20lbs, but with e
Updated 6/30/2016 12:08:17 AM

Ive gained it all back :( I lost 20lbs, but with end of school year, summer, and my first job its all back. I decided sunday to change that, and it sure is a process. Trying to lose some before college, any one else trying to do that too? #college...  Read more

We all occasionally fall back into bad habits. Jus
Updated 6/29/2016 11:45:34 PM

We all occasionally fall back into bad habits. Just remember that if you slip up, to start up again. So you had a slice of cake/rub off ice cream/bag of chips... remember your goals and recommit to them....  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