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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

3rd day a charm! I have been trying to get back on
Updated 5/29/2015 6:52:23 AM

3rd day a charm! I have been trying to get back on track, and today the 3rd day of trying, i stayed on track!it feels so good, when i want to binge or eat ALL day long, i'm going to think about how good this moment feels to know i can still do this....  Read more

Lost 50lbs but I'm slowly gaining it back... I nee
Updated 5/28/2015 8:48:24 PM

Lost 50lbs but I'm slowly gaining it back... I need to get back on track and need all the support I can get. I'm starting to get depressed and don't know what to do....  Read more

anyone having extreme shin splint pain and know of
Updated 5/28/2015 8:01:59 PM

anyone having extreme shin splint pain and know of any ways to help ease the pain?...  Read more

Trying to get back into exercise while feeling sic
Updated 5/28/2015 1:05:30 PM

Trying to get back into exercise while feeling sick still...20 mins is all I could do. Exercise and tracking my food. Can't wait until I'm all better...have a blessed days friends!! Keep pushing ;)...  Read more

ok. ok. so. i think i'm back on the horse. not o
Updated 5/28/2015 10:56:06 AM

ok. ok. so. i think i'm back on the horse. not only back on the healthy-eating-horse but also on the working-out-horse. at least i hope so......  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

On The Scale Again

This team is for those who have slipped up, gained some or all of their weight back and now want to seriously lose those extra pounds for good....  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

Super Easy Smoothie to Get Rid of Back Pain

I actually put this to the test this morning You all know what I did yesterday with the physical yard work. I drank this yesterday moring and this morning my back pain wasn't nearly as severe as I expected it to be! It was still some discomfort in...  Read more