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Lower Back Stretch Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lower Back Stretch.

Daily Stretching Routine

Are you always on the run and running out of time to stretch? Try adding a few standing stretches throughout the day. Whether standing in line, waiting for the bus or watching a soccer game, you can squeeze in some quality flexibility training. You c...  Read more

Basic Stretching Routine

Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

Seated Stretching Routine

When you spend a lot of time sitting, especially at a desk or computer, it's important to take stretch breaks. A couple of breaks each day will help you stay alert and keep stiffness at bay. This set of stretches is perfect for people who are alr...  Read more

13 Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A...  Read more

How do you bounce back after the holidays? I alway
Updated 11/20/2015 9:51:43 AM

How do you bounce back after the holidays? I always have a sweet tooth for a while afterwards....  Read more

I dug out my spiralizer from the back of a cupboar
Updated 11/20/2015 9:37:55 AM

I dug out my spiralizer from the back of a cupboard - hardly used :) Just had zucchini pasta for lunch and it was lovely! Within Spark this thing finally makes sense. Anyone else have one? What are your spiralized favourites? Want to start using it...  Read more

Cholesterol, how to lower it?
Updated 11/20/2015 9:23:56 AM

40 4 My cholesterol is going wild and its very high now, and rising up, what to do to lower it with food?...  Read more

Getting frustrated gaining back weight need to get
Updated 11/20/2015 7:02:20 AM

Getting frustrated gaining back weight need to get back on track...  Read more

PurpleRaven72's Journal (Getting my Spark Back)
Updated 11/20/2015 12:25:03 AM

I am 43, mom of two and living back at my parents house. :( I need to be more responsible. I have been struggling with my weight for most of my adult life. One of my problem's is that I am an emotional eater. :( Another problem I have is that dinn...  Read more


I have recently incorporated stretching into my daily routine. How beneficial! Flexibility helps me more easily perform routine chores & reduces injury. The stretches for my lower back, including piriforms and hamstring, reduce lower back pain, w...  Read more

Use your exercise ball to add additional hamstring stretch

I use my exercise ball to increase the intensity of hamstring stretches. First I get into a yoga position called "legs up the wall". (Back and head on floor, legs at 90 degrees up the wall.) Then I place the exercise ball between the wall and the b...  Read more

Living Low Carb (Atkins and other Plans)

We will discuss low carb lifestyles (including Atkins,Protein Power, South Beach and other doctor-recommended low carb plans), trade low carb recipes and team up to do this together!...  Read more

5 Exercises that Sculpt, Strengthen & Soothe Back Pain

In today’s world, we all sit for too many hours each day. We drive instead of walking. We take the escalator instead of climbing the stairs. As a result, our posture suffers—and our necks get tight because we spend hours looking down at o...  Read more

5 Minutes to Less Stress

Are you feeling tense? Do you suffer from back pain or stiffness? Whether you're an experienced yogi or a fitness newbie, whether you can touch your toes or are very inflexible, this 5-minute yoga-inspired stretching routine can help you unwind a...  Read more