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Stretch Back Muscles Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stretch Back Muscles.

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

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

4 Smarter Ways to Limber Up

I’m the first to admit that stretching is not high on my priority list.  When I’m crunched for time, the last thing I want to do is spend an extra 5-10 minutes stretching after a workout.  Consequently, my body has paid the pric...  Read more

Reference Guide to Stretching

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Stretching comes naturally to all of us. You might notice that if you have been sitting in a particular position for a long time, you stretch unco...  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

back again
Updated 11/25/2015 6:29:40 AM

I am back again, my dietary habits have become unmanageable.. I want to do better but lack the motivation... any suggestions.. i did start logging in my food and drinks...  Read more

Back at it today after a bout of food poisoning. M
Updated 11/23/2015 9:08:42 PM

Back at it today after a bout of food poisoning. Moraccan Couscous with kale and shrimp. We've been doing the Blue Apron thing. It is quite tasty! I hope everyoneis doing wrll!...  Read more

Welcome back!

Welcome back!...  Read more

Welcome back! Now's a fine time to start back-I st

Welcome back! Now's a fine time to start back-I started in November 2014 myself. There's no bad time to start at all. :-)...  Read more

I am completely, entirely and wholeheartedly back
Updated 11/23/2015 3:27:29 PM

I am completely, entirely and wholeheartedly back on the wagon. Last time I felt this determined I lost 50+ pounds. My spark went dim and I gained back 20...but I'm back! I don't even care the holidays are upon us. It doesn't even faze me....  Read more


Even though stretching can seem like a waste of time, you need it for the muscles....  Read more


Every morning I do some stretching to help warm up my muscles and get me going....  Read more

On The Scale Again

This team is for those who have slipped up, gained some or all of their weight back and now want to seriously lose those extra pounds for good....  Read more

12 Hamstring Stretches for Greater Flexibility

Tight hamstrings are a common complaint not only amongst runners, cyclists and rowers, but for those who tend to sit most of the day, whether at a desk at work or school, spend a lot of time on the couch watching TV, sitting at the computer, even for...  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