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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

VIDEO: 12-Minute Pilates Abs Workout

(Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.) For more information about this video, please scroll down to read the text below the video player. [sp_dart_video] Take this video with you! Click here for a printable version o...  Read more

Bouncing Back into Shape after Baby

That new bundle of joy can make dramatic changes in your life. The vast majority of changes are worth it, but some make it hard to keep up with the important things like regular exercise and adequate sleep. You're not alone. Just about...  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

Constant struggle to lose weight through exercise
Updated 4/23/2014 11:00:28 PM

Hi, My name is Ed. I am a very active person in my late 30's. I have always been active. Well not that was a lie. I became active in my late 20's. I have not looked back since. The only issue I have is that no matter how hard I work out, I cannot l...  Read more

Exercise and calories….
Updated 4/23/2014 10:17:50 PM

Okay, I know i could probably plug the question into a search engine, but I'm in palace I would prefer someone explain it to me please… Now My weight loss has come to a crawl… (for two weeks the scale didn't move at all.. then increased now bac...  Read more

I'm back!
Updated 4/23/2014 3:14:59 PM

Hi. My weight loss journey goes up and down, on and off. This time I am determined and focused to lose 24 cm from my waist. My food intake is good; no sugar, no processed foods, vegetable based meals. Today I began to exercise. My short term...  Read more

Back at It again!!!
Updated 4/23/2014 3:14:47 PM

Hello everyone, I have never done an on-line diet before and have never posted anything personal about myself. A little about me, I have been yo-yo dieting since I was 10 yrs. I was very thin as a child and as a teen, but after two kids, you know ho...  Read more

Exercises to strengthen knees
Updated 4/23/2014 10:27:23 PM

I am in the over 50 age group, have lost enough weight to be at the top of "normal" for my height, and have knee pain. My left knee hurts when I am straightening up from a crouched position, or climbing a steep hill. My right knee tends to slip, fee...  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