Back Training

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Spine of Steel

Straighten up with a lesson from Superman's posture coach

Tim Sohn
Jun 1, 2006

Can you recommend a workout regimen that will help me build my core strength?

I have a recurring back injury from my rugby-playing days, which now seems to flare up every time I finish a day’s skiing or carry even moderate loads (sitting in front of a computer all day doesn’t help either). Can you recommend a workout regimen that will help me build my core strength, especially with regard to my lower back? Alistair Washington, DC

Feb 9, 2006

Got a Hunch?

Then pay attention, because there's more to posture than walking around with a book on your head

Jack Hammond
Sep 1, 1998

Back on Track

Coping with that oh-so-troubling lumbar region

Bob Howells, Jim Harmon, and Daryn Eller
Sep 1, 1997

Pillar of Fitness

Toughen your midsection, and hardy arms and legs are sure to follow

Laura Hilgers and Amy Goldwasser
Jun 1, 1997