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Stretch My Back Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Stretch My Back.

8 Seated Yoga Poses You Can Do from a Chair

Although yoga has been around for thousands of years, it's become increasingly popular recently and has undergone quite the makeover. There are intense, sweaty styles of yoga that make the muscles of even the fittest people tremble; there are gen...  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

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

How to get back on track during grieving
Updated 7/9/2014 7:48:31 PM

My dad died a month ago and in the weeks leading up to his death and after, all the momentum and energy I've had into my weight loss has gone out the window. Fortunately I've only gained 6 lbs back, but having a hard time re-engaging in the rigors of...  Read more

Back at Spark
Updated 7/7/2014 10:16:16 AM

Committing to this is everything. I stopped for no good reason. Left Hip flexor injury and right sprained ankle made me miserable. Got back into the water for therapy and now back to this....  Read more

I am back..have been for a couple of weeks...
Updated 7/7/2014 1:13:10 PM

I am very excited about this time...this is the longest I have ever tracked my calories. And I have to say I am under 170 pounds!!! it's been a long time since I have been under 170...My husband is doing this with me and it has helped him doing it wi...  Read more

Back at it...again
Updated 7/7/2014 8:23:30 AM

Hey everyone! I'm Jess, once upon a time I was fit and healthy. I got married, had a baby, blinked and I was 100 lbs over weight. *sigh* I've spent the last 5 years in this whirlwind of gaining weight, trying to lose weight, gaining it back and fee...  Read more

question about tracker when it comes back on line
Updated 7/5/2014 11:50:03 AM

when this thing finally comes back online it is going to dump/log our activity on the right days?? will it gives us our miles done/calories burned, steps taken, etc on the days we actually did them?? or will it just be lumped all together as one act...  Read more

Stairs

As long as no one is watching or waiting to come up the stairs behind me, I try and stand on the bottom step, holding the bannister and stretch the backs of my calves by dropping my heels down hard. I don't find that normal calf stretches have much e...  Read more

Question, not a Secret.

Has anyone tried the "Back 2 Life" advertised on TV? It is a unit that is supposed to stretch the back and relieve pain. I am desparate for relief since they took Darvocet off the market....  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

7 Easy Ways to Relax on the Job (without Getting Fired)

Your boss just dropped another project on your desk. Your co-worker spends more time at the water cooler than at his desk. The phone won't stop ringing, your email inbox is so full it's about to burst, and you've got a meeting with a client in an hou...  Read more

The 13 Best Yoga Poses for Runners

When I first started running, I thought for sure it would be a bad combination with yoga. Running is repetitive, it can be hard on the body, and it's fast.After my first few runs, I felt sore and tight, despite my thorough stretching session afte...  Read more

Reasons to stretch/ look back on these from time 2 time

Here are just a few of the benefits you can expect from a regular stretching program: Reduced muscle tension Increased range of movement in the joints Enhanced muscular coordination Increased circulation of the blood to various parts of t...  Read more

Stretch away back pain!

Seated spine stretch Sit in a chair with your feet flat on the floor, hip-width apart. Roll your hi[s forward. Lace your fingers and extend your arms straight up so your palms are facing the ceiling and elbows are locked. Pull your shoulder b...  Read more