Back to Basics


face showing painWell, for some reason which I’m not too sure, I’ve gone and buggered up my back again. So much so, that I’m finding it a bit challenging to sit at my desk and write this post. (pity not required). The two things I am very inconsistent about (stretching and ab work), have taken shape in the form of an aching back.

So, to make it a bit easier on me — and my back — I thought we might revist an aching back blast from the past…

Oh my aching back!

Some great back stretches for the back can be found here.

5 responses to “Back to Basics”

  1. Ouch! I hope you feel better. I also love Pilates. It’s challenging but afterwards my body feels so stretched out and happy. 🙂

    Pilates is perfect, too, because it focuses on the core, which includes our tummies.

    I’m not a big fan of ab exercises or stretching, so it’s nice to get all that done with Pilates. 🙂

    Again, hope you feel better soon!
    .-= Margarita Tartakovsky’s last blog post..Eating Disorder Recovery: Q&A with Kendra Sebelius, A Voice in Recovery =-.

  2. There are many great exercise videos available on You Tube that illustrate how to strengthen the back .

    These exercises show you how to use proper form and can be very effective


  3. Jaime says:

    Hope your back feels better! Sit ups! Yuch! There must be a better way.

  4. Cindy says:

    thanks for all you good wishes. feeling much better today. the sad thing is, i have phenominal exercise professionals who work literally one door down from my office — so getting good advice and care is not the issue. it’s just doin’ it! like anything, when the gain over-rules the pain, our behaviors finally change. (did I just make a rhyme?) 😉

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