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Exercise For The Back Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Exercise For The Back.

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

5 Fitness Feats that are Worth the Training

We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life. But if you’re lo...  Read more

Your Fitness Plan for Weight Maintenance

If you’re thinking that reaching your goal weight means you can finally slack off when it comes to exercise, then it’s time to change that thinking right now. The fact is that people who are successful at maintaining their weight loss ove...  Read more

Could You Lose 626 Pounds?

When Ann joined SparkPeople over two years ago, she was just looking for a user-friendly food tracker. She never imagined that everything else she found here would become such an important part of her weight loss journey. Ann considers herself t...  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

What is considered moderate exercise?
Updated 7/10/2014 7:56:28 AM

So I got the ok from the doctor to exercise. He said my heart shouldn't be a factor and just to start out moderately and work my way up. So my question is this. What is considered moderate exercise?...  Read more

I thought exercise was an appetite suppressant?
Updated 7/10/2014 12:30:39 AM

If exercise is supposed to suppress my appetite why am I ravenous after I work out?...  Read more

Help with my exercise plan PLEASE
Updated 7/9/2014 7:32:26 PM

I have a very simple plan but I need some help with it. I walk everyday (yes everyday) and i have gotten myself up to 1 hour at around 3.2 miles per hour. That is very good for me since when i started it took everything i had just to go a mile at 2.7...  Read more

Exercises for ACL Injury and Knee Joint Effusion
Updated 7/9/2014 6:18:56 AM

Hi, I recently showed my knee to an ortho and had an MRI taken. Here's what the report showed: - Minimal knee joint effusion - Sprain of Anterior Cruciate Ligament I have a 15 day course that includes Collagen peptide (in both tablet a...  Read more

Does exercising help quit Smoking?
Updated 7/10/2014 10:13:18 AM

Does exercising help quit Smoking? Is there other alternative? Want Dad to quit the habit and I'm finding solution for him to do it....  Read more

sleep

I WAS WATCHING DR.OZ AND HE SAID THAT SLEEPING TOO MUCH OR TOO LITTLE CAN ADD TO WEIGHT GAIN SO I SAT MY ALARM FOR 7AM AND AS SOON AS IT GOES OFF,I TURN IT BACK ON.AND IM THINKING IT RESET MY INTERNAL CLOCK.NOW,IM READY TO JUMP UP AND FEEL GREAT!OF C...  Read more

"Power" Vacuuming

My built-in vacuum has no powered, just uses my own strength to move it over floors and carpets, good exercise for shoulders, back and legs, and it cleans more easily under the furniture!...  Read more

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  Read more

8 Exercises for a Well-Toned Back

Your back muscles may be one of the most neglected areas when it comes to strength training. And it isn't too surprising since we do not have a daily view of these muscles like we do our abs, chest, even our leg muscles. By focusing just a few...  Read more

Win the Battle of the 'Menopause Belly' Bulge

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. By Cathy Cram, M.S. One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not...  Read more

Exercise is coming back!

I'm tracking everything well and still adding in a few more fruits and veggies every day. I really need to work on the self-control though. Today would have been perfect if I could have turned down the pizza this evening. That pizza edged me over m...  Read more

Almost a week without exercise..gotta get back on track

Well i've gone 6 days without exercise and I am missing it alot. I've started a new job so I've been on training so by the time I get home its late and I'm tired. The good thing is that I've been very careful with my diet so I'm still holding at 133....  Read more