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Upper Back Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Upper Back Exercise.

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

Getting back intot he Groove
Updated 7/30/2014 11:19:23 PM

Was doing Zumba and loving it,( have the dvds and do it at home) But a shoulder injury sidelined me,( between going to my Orthopedist, tests, x-rays, MRIs and PT, plus other appointments I have, as well as a full time job, there's no time left in m...  Read more

Back.......with a vengeance.
Updated 7/30/2014 11:10:27 AM

So I have been a member for over a year, but I have not been active in a while. I have been to other sites, app's, and weight loss program's. What I have come to realize is that I need to be a spark-girl. I have learned that this site has more to...  Read more

Back.......with a vengeance.
Updated 7/30/2014 6:41:53 PM

So I have been a member for over a year, but I have not been active in a while. I have been to other sites, app's, and weight loss program's. What I have come to realize is that I need to be a spark-girl. I have learned that this site has more to...  Read more

Back on track
Updated 7/30/2014 9:55:49 PM

Hi everyone! I've been on weight watchers for almost a year , it just got boring and expensive. Finding Spark people has got me excited and motivated! Love how this program sets the calorie boundaries and deductions as you have meals/snacks! Good luc...  Read more

The Get back on track August challenge!!!
Updated 7/29/2014 12:29:47 PM

Who else plans on doing this??? I AM!!!!!! im really excited about it and i hope i can do it!! 334 lets all come here for motivation, inspiration, and tips and tricks!! we can all do it!! Lets get fit, healthy, and happy as we can be and this Augus...  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

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  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