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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

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

Ok on and off the horse but back on track starting
Updated 2/13/2016 12:54:53 PM

Ok on and off the horse but back on track starting today. Walked 30 min and tracked breakfast....  Read more

Hey everyone! What ways are you staying on track t
Updated 2/13/2016 11:36:59 AM

Hey everyone! What ways are you staying on track this Valentine's Day weekend?? For me, homemade Sushi for me and my love, followed by homemade dark chocolate strawberries :)...  Read more

Gm didn't spin wheel now Back 2Bed
Updated 2/13/2016 9:23:12 AM

Gm didn't spin wheel now Back 2Bed...  Read more

Ok had a hysterectomy back in June. Now everything
Updated 2/13/2016 12:24:14 PM

Ok had a hysterectomy back in June. Now everything is pretty much the same except my belly looks big n my youngest girls say "mom you look like your going to have a baby" FRUSTRATED...  Read more

So today I started back on my journey. 5 years ago
Updated 2/12/2016 8:44:34 PM

So today I started back on my journey. 5 years ago I lost 80 pounds. I've managed to keep alot of it off, but I've gained back about 15 pounds. Time to lose it. Today is day one. I know I can do this, I've seen me do it. But in still nervous....  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

7 second stretch

I've been trying to find creative ways of fitting more exercise into my schedule. When I'm standing around, e.g. waiting for documents at the office printer, I use the time for a 7-second stretch. Neck stretch, shoulder rolls, etc. Nothing that my co...  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