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Lower Back Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lower Back Exercise.

How to Get Six Pack Abs

Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have...  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's Really Making Your Back Hurt?

Back pain is one of the most common complaints doctors hear from their patients. In fact, studies show that more than 80% of Americans will suffer from at least one episode of back pain during their lifetime. Back pain can range from mildly annoying...  Read more

The 6-Minute Skinny Jeans Workout

Looking for some targeted-toning exercises to shape up your lower body? Look no further! This short and efficient workout features bodyweight exercises that target the muscle groups of the lower body (legs, butt, hips) and midsection (abs and ob...  Read more

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Back on track and feeling great!
Updated 4/13/2014 7:54:13 PM

My name is Ali and I'm back with spark people with a renewed vigour and commitment! I did really well with this program last year and surpassed my goal by two pounds and was thrilled. Work stresses and poor habits sent me back to old habits of skip...  Read more

back down
Updated 4/14/2014 12:28:26 PM

today I weighed in after gaining 4 pounds back on apr. 3, I lost 4 pounds so I am back at 220. 12 pounds down since jan 1. woohoo...  Read more

Should you really eat back calories burned?
Updated 4/19/2014 9:52:25 AM

It seems counterproductive and almost like it defeats purpose of workout. Do you really eat back all the calories?? Advice needed...  Read more

Failed but back because I have started to lose it
Updated 4/13/2014 10:14:34 AM

Hello Everyone. Very happy to be back. I failed last time, but I am back on track. Came here to motivate and be motivated because sometime we will need it. Well I am carrying the weight equivalent to my 2 kids a total of 90 pounds. that is like...  Read more

Core exercises not using shoulders?
Updated 4/19/2014 7:09:05 PM

I need a left shoulder replacement due to bone damage by arthritis. I have been doing water aerobics for over 5 years but I'd like to target my abdominals and core. Many of the land exercises involve the shoulders. Wall pushups are the worst...  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

Fail proof way to get in your 10 minutes every day

I do two sets of strength training exercises every time I go to the bathroom. I alternate upper body and lower body exercises every other day. My favorites are incline pushups and tricep dips using the bathroom vanity. Lower body favorites are squ...  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

Fitness Defined: Concentric and Eccentric Contractions (and Why It Matters)

Usually, the average exerciser doesn't think about physiology or kinesiology when he or she is exercising. Sure, you think about form, doing your exercises correctly, and achieving balanceóboth in terms of overall fitness (a balance of cardio, streng...  Read more

Love Your Lower Body in 4 Moves

Get slim thighs, gorgeous glutes, and legs for days with these 4 simple lower-body exercises.1. Ice Skater Targets: Abs, lower back, hips, butt, and outer thighs Stand with feet a little less than shoulder-width apart, arms extended, hold...  Read more