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This Heart-Pumping, 15-Minute Workout Is Perfect for Small Spaces

The thought of cardio make you wince? If the word conjures up hours of running, it's time to reset your mind! This 15-minute cardio blast with Jessica Smith is quick and effective.
Posted 3/8/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 51 comments   18,127 views
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Why Boxing Might Be Your Next Workout Obsession

People of all ages, sizes and skill levels can benefit from a fitness boxing class. Before you go, take a crash course with our cheat sheet.
Posted 1/29/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 56 comments   14,324 views
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Why I Don't Do Cardio

For years, cardio has been king, known as the holy grail of exercise. One writer thinks it's time to dethrone the king.
Posted 1/24/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 95 comments   16,211 views
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The 60-Minute Workout is Dead

Don't have an hour to spend at the gym? Fast-track your workout and still see results. Here's why (and how) you can reap the benefits in far less time.
Posted 1/16/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 77 comments   19,575 views
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9 SparkPeople Articles Every Beginner Should Read

New to SparkPeople? Discover 10 great articles that will get you on track to achieve your wildest weight-loss dreams in this month's Go Get It Guide!
Posted 1/5/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 78 comments   13,902 views
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Two Wonderful Things We Love This Month

In this month's Go Get It Guide, we found a snack that you're going to devour and a running quote you're going to want to frame and read every day.
Posted 12/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 90 comments   17,453 views
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6 Stretching Routines for 6 Different Workouts

These six stretching routines are designed to target the muscles you just worked in six of the most common workouts, leaving you energized and ready to tackle the day.
Posted 11/27/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 78 comments   20,345 views
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The Power of a Boring Exercise Routine

Yes, our bodies quickly adapt to the same daily activities. But surprisingly, there can be power in a routine that, in general, doesn't change.
Posted 10/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 93 comments   19,390 views
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18 Ways Anyone Over 50 Can Become More Active

You're only as old as you feel, right? Building a little activity into your day can make you feel young again, so we've compiled 18 easy ways to stay active after 50 and beyond.
Posted 9/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 86 comments   40,788 views
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Free Workouts and Tangle-Free Hair in This Month's Go Get It Guide

Sure, you could spend hundreds getting your sweat on each month, but why would you when there are plenty of free workout opportunities?
Posted 9/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   14,011 views
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A Full-Body, Abs-Burning Bosu Ball Workout for Beginners

The BOSU ball offers a unique challenge for your muscles and body's stability. Pick up a few key moves with this full-body workout guide.
Posted 8/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 79 comments   20,917 views
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This Video About Healthy Eating Is so Funny Because It's Painfully True

Frustrated by conflicting dietary news reports that seem to change daily? Fear not--you're not alone. This hilarious sketch about a time-traveling dietitian will brighten your day.
Posted 8/4/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 93 comments   16,397 views
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8 Low-Impact Barre Moves You Can Do Anywhere

Barre-based workouts are famous for their ability to make muscles quake with teeny, tiny isometric movements. See what they hype is all about with this workout from The Bar Method.
Posted 7/18/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 70 comments   29,855 views
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How a Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

What you choose to eat and how you choose to live is a big part of what makes you, you. Learn how one member changed her diet to a plant-based one to live her healthiest life.
Posted 7/10/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 35,422 views
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What a Beach Boys vs. Beatles Rivalry Teaches Us About Competition

Does the idea of competition intimidate or inspire you? SparkGuy thinks competition pushes us to be great! Discover how a musical rivalry inspired his blog post this week.
Posted 6/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 74 comments   14,743 views
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