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Ways To Stretch Lower Back Resources

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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

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

Sneak It In and Tone It Up

If you think that you're too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don't even have to be at the gym...  Read more

Getting Started with SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit

Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin...  Read more

Daily Stretching Routine

Are you always on the run and running out of time to stretch? Try adding a few standing stretches throughout the day. Whether standing in line, waiting for the bus or watching a soccer game, you can squeeze in some quality flexibility training. You c...  Read more

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I will add you back, but first you have to edit your sparkpage on the main site. Uncheck the box that says something about making your page offline and then save changes. Let me know then, and I'll add you....  Read more

Back biceps calves destroyed.....time for some gri
Updated 11/28/2015 7:08:18 PM

Back biceps calves destroyed.....time for some grilled salmon brown rice and broccoli.....Rock on's your day to conquer......I believe in you.......  Read more

Why is it so much easier to go back to eating proc
Updated 11/28/2015 7:20:10 PM

Why is it so much easier to go back to eating processed foods but not as easy to go back to eating unprocessed foods? I just threw half a pie away so I wouldn't eat it and my low sodium soup for lunch didn't taste how I wanted it. But I'm full so......  Read more

First day on my low carb journey. For breakfast. H
Updated 11/28/2015 1:48:23 PM

First day on my low carb journey. For breakfast. Ham and eggs....  Read more

Back again. I started off the year doing well bu
Updated 11/28/2015 7:28:10 PM

Back again. I started off the year doing well but as summer hit the process declined. So here I am back again and looking more motivation to finally reach my Goal....  Read more


I have recently incorporated stretching into my daily routine. How beneficial! Flexibility helps me more easily perform routine chores & reduces injury. The stretches for my lower back, including piriforms and hamstring, reduce lower back pain, w...  Read more

Use your exercise ball to add additional hamstring stretch

I use my exercise ball to increase the intensity of hamstring stretches. First I get into a yoga position called "legs up the wall". (Back and head on floor, legs at 90 degrees up the wall.) Then I place the exercise ball between the wall and the b...  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

13 Ways to Get Moving at Work

Like so many of you, I suffer from back pain, which I keep in check by taking care of my body with daily yoga, weekly Pilates classes, and being conscious about my posture. And though my job is pretty awesome, I do spend my days in front of a compute...  Read more

Rise and Shine: 8 Stretches You Should Do Each Morning

One of the best ways to start your day in a healthy way is to take a moment to ground your thoughts by stretching and intentionally breathing.  It's amazing what you can accomplish in less than seven minutes to set your day on the right path...  Read more