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Back Pain Barefoot Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Back Pain Barefoot Running.

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The Pros and Cons of Barefoot Running

Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world.  The book "Born to Run,"...  Read more

Find the Perfect Workout Shoe for You

Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling...  Read more

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

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

Back stretches
Updated 1/27/2015 4:15:38 PM

Hi all, I have an elliptical which i use about 3-4x a week,im always sore, lol my legs and especially my whole back, top to bottem, I stretch my legs really good before and after work outs, but i havnt found any good back stretches to help :( i...  Read more

Back on Track
Updated 1/26/2015 8:49:55 PM

I am back on track with my weight loss and exercise. I went "wild" for months and just did/ate whatever I wanted. Now I'm back in the game - In it to Win it, but More importantly to Maintain it. I'm from Virginia (close to Richmond) and I do Weight W...  Read more

Gained a little over the weekend. Back on track t
Updated 1/26/2015 10:07:58 AM

Gained a little over the weekend. Back on track today...  Read more

Good morning everyone. Today is my first day back
Updated 1/26/2015 9:53:06 AM

Good morning everyone. Today is my first day back with SP. It has been a while I fell off the wagon but I'm getting back on. I have been a week without any diet pop which is one of my worst habits so hopefully that will make a difference....  Read more

back on spark after using mfp, need friends
Updated 1/28/2015 4:43:57 AM

Just got back and I did miss spark, I have a stressful job and I have been emotional eating. I reset all my numbers and am starting fresh. I also had foot surgery and need to be careful with my eating since I'm not able to exercise much. ...  Read more

Large Joggers

Only run flat areas and uphills to avoid pain.311...  Read more

Prevent lower back pain due to walking or running

If you're on of those who love to exercise but pay the price with a stiff lower back afterwards this is for you!...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

We Tried It: Vibram Barefoot Running Shoes

The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked...  Read more

5 Exercises for Stronger, More Flexible Feet

Over the past three decades, fitness shoe manufacturers have developed advanced technology to cushion and control motion in our feet and ankles. While this advanced support can feel great, it doesn't allow our joints and soft tissue to artic...  Read more