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Upper Back Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Upper Back Exercise.

Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  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

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Well it's been 14 days since my back surgery, I am
Updated 11/30/2015 10:59:01 AM

Well it's been 14 days since my back surgery, I am tracking my food and watching my calories. I have been trying to walk every day but some days are better then other....  Read more

Fun new exercise for me...I set up my bicycle trai
Updated 11/27/2015 7:10:41 PM

Fun new exercise for me...I set up my bicycle trainer in front of my TV & I can cycle away and play video games at the same time! The only limiting factor is how long my butt can take the bike seat. :-)...  Read more

Getting Back On Track Holidays is one day but a j
Updated 11/27/2015 7:15:46 PM

Getting Back On Track Holidays is one day but a journal is everyday. Fell of the wagon but I'm keeping up with my journal. This is new to me. Being honest to me. Today is detox day and staying focus on my food intake. Exercise next. Any suggestions...  Read more

Instead of going back to bed...i went shopping....
Updated 11/27/2015 7:44:38 PM

Instead of going back to bed...i went shopping....whoop whoop...  Read more

How are people getting back on track with food tra
Updated 11/27/2015 7:22:01 PM

How are people getting back on track with food tracking?...  Read more

Weights while watching...

While watching television, sit on an exercise ball and perform upper body strength training and abdominal exercises. During commercial breaks do squats for the whole break, then back to weights when the show comes back on, then for the next break do...  Read more

exercising with injuries

If you find yourself with a lower body injury, don't stop exercising, but rather focus on the upper body. If you are faced with an upper body injury then again, focus on lower body exercises. This way you will never have a reason to be without exerci...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

For Men Only: Are You a Mirror-Muscle Guy, or the Real Deal?

If you spend much time in the gym, you’re probably familiar with the “mirror muscle” crowd. They’re the guys who spend most of their time doing exercises that work the upper body muscles you can see while looking in the mirror—chest, abs, shoulders,...  Read more