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Back Strengthening Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Back Strengthening Exercise.

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

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  Read more

A Beginner's Guide to Yoga

Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and...  Read more

Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

Now that your baby has finally arrived, your life will never be the same. Your body has gone through some major changes, too—and will continue to do so in the coming months. When you're feeling ready (and after your doctor gives you cl...  Read more

You Can Progress to a Pull Up

Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up! Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u...  Read more

This is my 1st time back in a long while. I had a
Updated 9/28/2015 10:43:09 PM

This is my 1st time back in a long while. I had a baby 8w ago, and my doctor finally gave me clearance to start losing/exercising. Does anyone know how to account for breastfeeding with calorie counter? Couldn't figure it out. Thanks!!...  Read more

just wondering which exercise burns the most calor
Updated 9/28/2015 9:53:46 PM

just wondering which exercise burns the most calories and fat?...  Read more

1st Day back. Motivate me!
Updated 9/28/2015 9:59:34 PM

1st Day back. Motivate me!...  Read more

First day back on sparkpeople after five years. I
Updated 9/28/2015 10:43:03 PM

First day back on sparkpeople after five years. I logged my food today and only went over by 82 calories. Not too shabby without having a plan....  Read more

a new day brings a new start. so today I am back t
Updated 9/28/2015 10:08:06 PM

a new day brings a new start. so today I am back to square one. I haven't been good to myself. but now its time. I love myself enough to know.. never to late to start over? focus. be driven. chase my dream and don't give up. Yahoo!!!!...  Read more

Taking walks with the dog

I'm able to take walks with the dog now where I wasn't able to before!...  Read more

Doing Sit-Ups (Crunches) Will Save Your Back!

Not only will abdominal exercises strengthen your bones and the muscles of the back, but they'll also strengthen your entire midsection - which takes weight and pressure off your back. So add crunches to your routine as well as leg lifts and bent-ov...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips

The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips.  What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi...  Read more

14 Plank Exercises for a Stronger Core

The plank, according  to many experts, is by far one of best exercises we can do to help strengthen our core--the muscles that support our back and abdomen. And because there are many different variations in performing  this exercise, they...  Read more