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Exercise For The Back Resources

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

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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

Back to ignite the Spark and save my life!
Updated 2/28/2015 7:00:40 AM

Hi, I'm married, 54 and have spent the last decade an invalid. I have multiple health issues and the latest is cancer. So far so good. The endometrial cancer was caught and dealt with very early and I pray it will be the same for breast and colon. My...  Read more

My back is too messed up for floor core work. Pla
Updated 2/27/2015 12:06:55 PM

My back is too messed up for floor core work. Planks are too advanced and standing crunches provide zero burn....  Read more

K back from vacation, weighed in & gained all my w
Updated 2/27/2015 12:08:39 PM

K back from vacation, weighed in & gained all my weight back. Joining karate class with my kiddo & continue with walk/jog while he is in swim....  Read more

I've come back to do it right this time around
Updated 2/28/2015 3:12:58 PM

I was in a nearly fatal car accident on 12/19/14. Spent nearly 6 weeks in the hospital with 4 broken ribs on my left side, a broken ulna bone in my right forearm, a broken claveical bone rt shoulder, torn shoulder muscles rt side, 4 cracked vertbrae...  Read more

I used to have upper back pain (muscular type) bef
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I used to have upper back pain (muscular type) before I started lifting weights regularly and my posture improved from the increased strength. Is your pain muscular or spinal?...  Read more

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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

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 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