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Ways To Stretch Your Back Resources

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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

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

Sneak It In and Tone It Up

If you think that you're too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don't even have to be at the gym...  Read more

Getting Started with SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit

Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin...  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

I'm back after a loooooong time.
Updated 12/17/2014 9:10:30 PM

Hi all! I'm back. I need to get everything under control. I have been eating paleo for about 2 years now because I have health issues, mostly stemming from my digestive system (I think). I was not losing weight even though I was very careful with...  Read more

Lower Back Issues & an Injured Shoulder - Exercise
Updated 12/17/2014 5:41:25 PM

Hi. I have bulging discs, spurs and severe bone degradation in my thoracic and lumbar region, plus I have also torn a tendon in my right shoulder. I won't be having surgery on my shoulder for at least 3 months. My physiotherapist has told me I need t...  Read more

came back, again..
Updated 12/16/2014 11:37:52 AM

they say 3rd time is the charm.. will see.. have gained weight each time i've left here and not come back.. need to do something.......  Read more

Best start to getting back to it!
Updated 12/18/2014 11:53:59 AM

I've been wanting to get back into my workout regime but I recently quit my gym membership because of low funds and I just wasn't going to it. My friend I used to go with forgot this and texted me this morning about going to one of the classes. He...  Read more

Starting back to the gym today after almost two ye
Updated 12/15/2014 1:32:02 PM

Starting back to the gym today after almost two years. Use to love lifting weights it was my relaxation time. I'm actually nervous today. It feels like it's been forever...  Read more

Never short-cut Stretching!!

Always stretch fully after exercise, and if you can't exercise then stretch anyway!!Stretches make rthe exercise count!!...  Read more

Make those everyday little things a mini-workout

When picking something off the floor, do a controlled slow squat instead of bending at the hip. When doing housework, contract and stretch the muscles your are using during movement. Ways keep your abs tight. Occasionally contract your back muscles...  Read more

Dealing with Depression

Welcome! This is a space for anyone dealing with depression to support each other as we eat right, exercise, lose weight, and find ways to manage our depression. ...  Read more

13 Ways to Get Moving at Work

Like so many of you, I suffer from back pain, which I keep in check by taking care of my body with daily yoga, weekly Pilates classes, and being conscious about my posture. And though my job is pretty awesome, I do spend my days in front of a compute...  Read more

Rise and Shine: 8 Stretches You Should Do Each Morning

One of the best ways to start your day in a healthy way is to take a moment to ground your thoughts by stretching and intentionally breathing.  It's amazing what you can accomplish in less than seven minutes to set your day on the right path...  Read more