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Work Out Twice as Fast with These 10 Compound Exercises

Compound exercises work multiple muscles or muscle groups in a relatively short period of time, making them an efficient addition to your workout routine.
Posted 4/4/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 70 comments   83,530 views
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How 3 Formerly Overweight Trainers Started Careers in Fitness

Fitness trainers can push you and motivate you to be your best, but they're nothing like you, right? Wrong! Meet three formerly overweight people who became trainers.
Posted 3/26/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 28 comments   11,443 views
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6 Ways to Maximize a Short Workout

Did you know that exercisers are more likely to stick with a workout plan when their workouts are shorter? Make the most of a few minutes with these smart fitness tips!
Posted 3/19/2018  11:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 97 comments   58,267 views
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6 Spin Essentials to Get You Through Your Next Class

Whether you're attending your first (or your 50th) class, these products can help you stay comfortable--and get more out of your indoor cycle class!
Posted 1/26/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 77 comments   186,406 views
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16 Plank Exercises for a Stronger Core

The plank can be one of the most effective exercises we can do in helping us develop a stronger core so that we have better stability and posture.
Posted 1/22/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 64 comments   232,452 views
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10 Challenging Chair Exercises

You don't have to have a membership to a gym or own lots of home workout equipment to get fit.If you have a chair, you too can gain the health benefits of resistance training.
Posted 1/18/2018  11:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 111 comments   137,174 views
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Get Free On-Demand Workout Videos With the FitFusion & SparkPeople 28-Day Check-In Challenge

This challenge featuring Jillian Michaels will guide you through four weeks of FREE, full-length FitFusion on-demand videos so you can take your workout to the next level!
Posted 11/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 19,233 views
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6 Fun-Filled Hula Hoop Exercises for Better Fitness

Hula hoops have been around for years, but what was once a child's toy is now taking the fitness industry by storm as a fun way to get in some good exercise.
Posted 8/1/2017  12:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 124 comments   183,931 views
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The 35 Most Popular Products Members Are Buying Right Now

You love gadgets, music, food, athletic wear and other healthy living products almost as much as we do. We dug deep to discover your 35 most popular products to date.
Posted 6/28/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 86 comments   24,654 views
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Start Summer With Socks, Santa and Squats With Schnauzers

Remember when you hated getting socks as a gift? Not anymore. Meet the sock that your sweaty feet will love, plus an inspiring quote and the greatest, cutest squat challenge ever!
Posted 6/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 54 comments   15,783 views
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5 Playground Exercises for Parents (and Kids at Heart)

You do not have to belong to a gym, nor do you have to own any fancy workout equipment to get fit and healthy. In fact your local park may just hold the key to getting you fit.
Posted 6/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 70 comments   61,941 views
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How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?

If you're trying to lose weight, you probably need more than the general recommended amount of exercise -- but how much more?
Posted 5/2/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 1439 comments   1,610,023 views
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10 Futuristic Health Products That Should Be on Your Radar

Time to take your health and fitness tech tools into the future with toys that monitor, count, play music underwater and more!
Posted 5/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 97 comments   23,389 views
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10 Helpful Items to Take on a Spring Hike

Hiking season is here! Here's what you need to bring to stay safe and comfortable on your outdoor trek.
Posted 4/27/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 103 comments   149,052 views
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These Are the Most Motivating Workout Songs of All Time

Get our playlist of the best workout songs of all time! These songs combine awesome beats with motivational lyrics that make it easy to exercise!
Posted 3/18/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 236 comments   1,946,687 views
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