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Back Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Back Pain.

Exercising with Lower Back Pain

It’s a common problem for many who exercise. It makes everyday activity difficult, and scares a lot of people away from any physical activity. It’s lower back pain. For those of you who suffer from it, there is hope.  While there...  Read more

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  Read more

''I Haven't Missed a Walk in Over a Year!''

After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter...  Read more

Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  Read more

The 15-Minute Gardener's Workout

The rains are ready. The garden tools are ready. Is your body ready? There are all types of outdoor activities to enjoy, just waiting for you while the weather is nice. But there is something special about beautifying your yard with flower...  Read more

Getting back on track...I don't know how.
Updated 7/1/2014 9:30:41 AM

Hey everyone, So I started my whole weight loss journey about 2 years ago. I got lazy, and it never went anywhere, I went at it again, and made a bit of progress, then stopped. I eventually just lacked the motivation to go at this again, and tho...  Read more

Back with an new attitude.
Updated 6/29/2014 2:31:27 PM

Hi everyone. Taking this day by day . Going to be content with every little success....  Read more

Hes back
Updated 7/1/2014 11:39:58 AM

I joined a few years back. I didn't do much. Well I did something I guess I gained 15 pounds!!! I am now at 230 and having a very difficult time losing any weight!!! I am eating better, but at my age it is hard to lose we...  Read more

I'm Back!
Updated 6/27/2014 11:14:10 AM

Oh hello, I am back looking & wanting to lose weight! I decided after being here all day why my husband works why don't I take up voulantry! I phoned 4 weeks ago and one of the voulantees said can you come in tomorrow? this was 4 weeks ago! I went...  Read more

Back again for another run!
Updated 6/27/2014 10:08:39 PM

Hi, my name is Janae. I decided to join spark people to help me keep track of what I'm eating and so I can see what a difference it is making in my life. I'm wanting to lose the weight so I can prevent becoming type 2, I am currently borderline. Als...  Read more

Peggy Cappy Easy Yoga for Arthritis

My arthritis is mild, but I have pain from sciatica and bone pain from cancer. This workout is easy and gentle on the joints, and it's for any age. The gentle stretching really helps with my back pain. You can do the workout standing, seated, or stan...  Read more

Back Pain and Stretching

It is sometimes really hard to workout when you have back pain. But I find that doing some light stretches be it Yoga or Regular is good to do too. Stretching helps keep you flexible and my even help with the pain....  Read more

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  Read more

Stay Active to Prevent Back Pain

The remedy for back pain used to be rest and more rest. But recent guidelines say that the key to beating back pain is in staying active. Here, how to treat and prevent an aching back. How to Treat Back PainThere's nothing like all-consuming back...  Read more

15 Ways to Prevent and Relieve Back Pain

By Sandra Gordon, Family CircleCount yourself lucky if you've never groaned about your back. Fact is, the majority of us (80 percent) will deal with back pain at some point. It's one of the most common reasons for a doctor visit. Deciding how...  Read more

Back Pain Episode 2: The Back Pain Returns

I had a short respite this past Saturday and I really thought my back was feeling better. Apparently that was my one day to feel great because yesterday it was hurting a bit but today it is terrible again. I finally called to make an appointment wi...  Read more

Back Pain is giving me motivation

I had such a sore back today! Ay caramba, it hurt so bad, moving around was so painful. I got so little done as a result. I had promised myself to spend an hour a day working in the garden but I chose to sleep in instead. Gardening is supposed to be...  Read more