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Lower Hip Pain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lower Hip Pain.

Ouch! Avoiding the Aches and Pains

Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain. Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo...  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

Exercises to Improve Your Posture

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le...  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

The Causes of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis, the most common form of arthritis, is a major health problem affecting an estimated 21 million adults in the United States alone. Osteoarthritis begins with the breakdown of joint cartilage which results in pain, stiffness, swelling a...  Read more

Hip less crunch: lie on back with legs lifted and
Updated 10/12/2015 8:35:39 PM

Hip less crunch: lie on back with legs lifted and bent, calves parallel to floor, and feet relaxed. Criss arms over chest with hands in shoulders. Contract abdominal muscles and lift head, shoulders, and upper back about 39 degrees off floor....  Read more

Any ideas for foods that are tasty and low in calo
Updated 10/12/2015 11:47:26 PM

Any ideas for foods that are tasty and low in calories. Especially snack foods?...  Read more

I started a Low Carb Diet, which pretty means only
Updated 10/12/2015 2:08:35 PM

I started a Low Carb Diet, which pretty means only meat, cheese, and sugar-free. I am here to tell you that it is very hard but not impossible....  Read more

Low Carbers?
Updated 10/12/2015 4:01:22 PM

Hello:) Why is weight loss so hard? I have been doing low carb for about a month along with reducing my calorie intake and in a month I'm down 2 pounds. I hear how so many people loose lots on low carb early on so it's a little frustrating. When I...  Read more

I got to my lowest ever weight today!! Started at
Updated 10/12/2015 8:06:52 AM

I got to my lowest ever weight today!! Started at 133 and I was 117.6 this morning! (I'm a little over 5'6")...  Read more

Just a little love for my knee

Small movements I've found that relieve the pain. I"ve been in pain for the last week, and found that if I moved my hip, (the one on the side of the painful knee) the way Cancan dancers do, -- it looks like they're moving their knee, when in fact, th...  Read more


i teach my kids how to dance hip hop...  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

8 Hip Flexor Stretches and Exercises for Healthy Hips

The hip flexors are the group of muscles that allow you to lift your knees toward your chest and bend forward from the hips.  What is collectively referred to as the hip flexors is actually a group of muscles that includes the iliopsoas, the thi...  Read more

Kneehab: 5 Yoga-Inspired Moves to Tune Up Your Knees

Knee pain can come on suddenly: a sideways blow in athletics or a nasty fall while stepping off a curb. But many knee issues creep up after years of poor alignment, which results in wear and tear and arthritis. No matter the cause, knee issues d...  Read more