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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

What are some good exercises you can do at home; b
Updated 8/5/2015 3:57:29 AM

What are some good exercises you can do at home; burn high amounts of calories? I don't get a ton of time being on swing shifts......  Read more

Last week i went back to school. i only lost .2 po
Updated 8/4/2015 7:49:59 PM

Last week i went back to school. i only lost .2 pounds. was down about that. This week I lost 2.6 pounds guess my body was getting back in the routine...  Read more

I found that the only exercise I could do was a re
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I found that the only exercise I could do was a recumbent bike (from Amazon). Combined it with a heart rate monitor to stay in target zone. It has taken almost the entire year to feel 85% better. Hang in there it does get better over time....  Read more

Hi! I'm a 42 year old mom of 3, just getting back
Updated 8/4/2015 2:17:00 PM

Hi! I'm a 42 year old mom of 3, just getting back to dieting, and REALLY need a buddy or 2! Anyone willing to share tested recipies and regular encouragement?...  Read more

Having a really hard time getting back into the ex
Updated 8/4/2015 12:44:08 PM

Having a really hard time getting back into the exercise routine. I know I said I was ready but it's been hard. I guess today I will start with some squats and try to get on my elliptical for @ least 15min. It's better than nothing. Ugh!!...  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