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Ways To Stretch Your 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

Basic Stretching Routine

Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret...  Read more

Wow! Today was UGLY!! Back on plan tomorrow. 😔
Updated 2/14/2016 5:53:36 PM

Wow! Today was UGLY!! Back on plan tomorrow. 😔...  Read more

Just made 3 different low carb soups and of course
Updated 2/14/2016 5:34:37 PM

Just made 3 different low carb soups and of course had a cup of each to taste. So full but so good! Hearty hamburger, creamy onion, and cauliflower chowder!...  Read more

Today is my kick back day. I'm going to be alright
Updated 2/14/2016 5:32:02 PM

Today is my kick back day. I'm going to be alright not getting 15k steps....  Read more

So I have decided to try the no carb/low carb thin
Updated 2/14/2016 5:00:07 PM

So I have decided to try the no carb/low carb thing. When shopping this morning I was amazed by how many isles I did not go down. 2 scrambled eggs with some cheese ham and mushrooms with a dollop of sour cream. Weighed and measured. 230 calories 👍...  Read more

Low sugar?
Updated 2/14/2016 3:56:51 PM

Low sugar?...  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