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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 Ways to Stretch Smarter

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 at it again. Hopefully I can stick with it th
Updated 10/7/2015 8:43:05 PM

Back at it again. Hopefully I can stick with it this time....  Read more

hi everyone! I am back to making positive changes
Updated 10/7/2015 7:56:28 PM

hi everyone! I am back to making positive changes again. this time I want to stick to it. my youngest is almost 1. I need to get healthy energy and quick. two boys turning 1 and 3 this month. I would love to have a buddy to check in with!...  Read more

I think I may go back to the first week that I sta

I think I may go back to the first week that I started SP and look at what I ate and eat the same thing again!...  Read more

I'm back again.
Updated 10/8/2015 11:22:43 AM

Good morning everyone! I'm back again for the third time, they say third time is the charm!!! well here's hoping. I live in Texas where the weather is very humid most of the year and you tend to stay indoors which is not good for me as I don't get mu...  Read more

Back in the swing of things!
Updated 10/8/2015 9:11:49 PM

More motivated than ever!!...  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