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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

Easy Vacation Exercises

We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el...  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

please give me back my SPARKPAGE!
Updated 7/30/2016 1:13:57 AM

I have tried and to adjust to the SET font --- set COLOR the text boxes are too white! I like MORE color! all that is keeping me at Sparkpeople is one team and a great group of gals on that team! I'll keep trying to hang on!!! ...  Read more

Been back on track and doing well for about a week
Updated 7/27/2016 8:50:02 PM

Been back on track and doing well for about a week now, but fell off a bit tonight at dinner with my family. Darn you Bertuccis and your deliciousness! I will not let this be the end of me! #backontracktomorrow...  Read more

Back from pt did dishes finished my subway sub whi
Updated 7/27/2016 7:40:21 PM

Back from pt did dishes finished my subway sub while dealing with 85 to 90 degree weather. Doors open letting air Circulate trying to get into a book but this heat makes me want to take a nap but can't if i want to sleep tonight...  Read more

Well I'm back. Had a rough couple of weeks but on
Updated 7/27/2016 6:10:57 PM

Well I'm back. Had a rough couple of weeks but on track again and doing great. Keeping positive and focused...  Read more

#help do any of you know any fun easy ways to exer
Updated 7/27/2016 4:58:01 PM

#help do any of you know any fun easy ways to exercise...  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

Make those everyday little things a mini-workout

When picking something off the floor, do a controlled slow squat instead of bending at the hip. When doing housework, contract and stretch the muscles your are using during movement. Ways keep your abs tight. Occasionally contract your back muscles...  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

Say ''So Long'' to Sit-Ups

From grade school gym class to military boot camp, the sit-up has long been a benchmark of endurance. But for those who don't embrace the old elbow-to-knee move, there is some good news: The traditional sit-up may be on its way out. A recent...  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