back painLower back pain is one of the most common health issues in modern society. The human body was simply not made to be in the seated position all day in front of a computer screen. This less than optimal, but common mode of living slowly degenerates the discs in your lower back.

Sadly, lower back pain can keep you from doing a wide range of exercises. And this will simply make it more difficult for you to get toned arms. Every fitness program needs a lot of variety in order to be effective. Otherwise, your body will plateau very quickly.

So in this article we will go over some things you can do to manage and reverse lower back pain.

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alcohol toned armsAlcohol is an excellent social lubricant. It decreases inhibitions, makes you less self-conscious and makes your personality a little more sociable. Some people can’t even socialize effectively without having a couple drinks first.

As with most things in life, unfortunately, there is a catch. Alcohol can singlehandedly ruing your goal to get toned and lean arms.

It does this through a variety of mechanisms:

1. It has a lot of calories.
2. It decreases self-control while simultaneously increasing appetite.
3. It shuts down fat-burning hormones in your body.
4. It disrupts sleep which in turn causes additional weight gain.

So the big question is, how do you reduce or even better, stop drinking alcohol? Well here are some strategies:

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arm fatSometimes doing too much at once leads to overwhelm and subsequent failure.

So here are some mini-steps you can implement today to get on the right path:

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