Carrie Underwood ‘Slowly Stepping Back’ To Working Out After Sustaining a Neck Injury

Carrie Underwood is resuming her workout routine after sustaining a neck injury.  The superstar shared a selfie on her fit52…


Lauren Jo Black

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January 29, 2021


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Carrie Underwood; Photo via fit52 Instagram

Carrie Underwood is resuming her workout routine after sustaining a neck injury. 

The superstar shared a selfie on her fit52 fitness app on Friday (Jan. 29), revealing that the injury forced her to take some time away from the gym.

“Been out a few days w/a neck injury,” she captioned the photo, which was re-posted by a Carrie Underwood fan page. “Slowly stepping back in w/ swaps and modifications.” 

Underwood, however, did not reveal how she was injured or the severity of the injury. 


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The superstar launched the fit52 app in early 2020 in conjunction with the release of her book, fitness and lifestyle book, FIND YOUR PATH: Honor Your Body, Fuel Your Soul, and Get Strong with the Fit52 Life. The app was created to encourage and support people on their personal wellness journeys. Designed with those who have a busy lifestyle in mind, the fit52 app features fitness routines that are simple to do anywhere, anytime and in as little as 30 minutes. Underwood created the workout routines alongside her longtime personal trainer, Eve Overland. Her husband, Mike Fisher, is also a trainer on the app. 

“Fitness is a true passion for me,” Underwood previously shared. “The fit52 app incorporates what I’ve been doing myself for years, and we’ve made it easy and totally accessible for anyone that wants help to work in working out. We worked really hard to create a high-quality, user-friendly app that is designed for busy people and their busy lives. fit52 meets you wherever you are on your health journey, and I’m so proud of it.”


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The seven-time GRAMMY winner recently expanded her ever-growing health and wellness portfolio by teaming up with BODYARMOR LYTE Sports Drink for a new equity partnership. She also stars in the brand’s first-ever national television campaign, which can be viewed below. 

Underwood is gearing up to release her first-ever Gospel album, My Savior, on March 26, 2021.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.