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Upper Back Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Upper Back Exercise.

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Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  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

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Try switching back to full fat for some things and
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Try switching back to full fat for some things and just keep your portions smaller. Eat at least 1200 calories but if you're doing that much walking, I would up it to 1400. We weigh the same and have similar goals... I eat that much and it works!...  Read more

Back again
Updated 3/22/2015 9:18:20 AM

I joined spark awhile ago & then just didn't keep up with it...usual life stuff. I had joined weight watchers at that time & remember taking a commitment quiz to determine if I was really ready to lose the weight. It had said maybe. I think I just...  Read more

I've still been trying to walk for exercise and al
Updated 3/22/2015 8:57:16 PM

I've still been trying to walk for exercise and along with the back pain and pressure on the lower back, I'm having weakness in my muscles all over. I walk for 4 minutes and so tired! I feel like giving up...  Read more

Just came back to Sparkpeople after a very LONG ti
Updated 3/20/2015 11:42:41 PM

Just came back to Sparkpeople after a very LONG time. It's really crap to start over but at least I'm still here to complaint about it....  Read more

'I REGRET EXERCISING' ....said no one ever!! 1st d
Updated 3/20/2015 3:01:29 PM

'I REGRET EXERCISING' ....said no one ever!! 1st day of spring, happy Friday everyone =)...  Read more

Weights while watching...

While watching television, sit on an exercise ball and perform upper body strength training and abdominal exercises. During commercial breaks do squats for the whole break, then back to weights when the show comes back on, then for the next break do...  Read more

exercising with injuries

If you find yourself with a lower body injury, don't stop exercising, but rather focus on the upper body. If you are faced with an upper body injury then again, focus on lower body exercises. This way you will never have a reason to be without exerci...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

For Men Only: Are You a Mirror-Muscle Guy, or the Real Deal?

If you spend much time in the gym, you’re probably familiar with the “mirror muscle” crowd. They’re the guys who spend most of their time doing exercises that work the upper body muscles you can see while looking in the mirror—chest, abs, shoulders,...  Read more