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One-Mile Wake Up and Walk Workout

Squeeze in some extra daily steps and give your body and brain a wake up call at any time of day with this fast-paced one-mile workout.
Posted 10/2/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   49,959 views
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4 Push-Up Modifications You Can Try Today

Push-ups engage almost every muscle in your body, but they aren't exactly easy to do! The good news is that there are modifications you can try while building up to a full one.
Posted 9/3/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   21,606 views
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A Full-Body Foam Roller Routine for Beginners

Studies show that foam rolling can help reduce stiffness, pain, and even improve your range of motion during your workout. Try firming up with our 15-minute foam roller routine.
Posted 8/24/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 6 comments   35,079 views
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A Do-Anywhere Routine for Stronger Wrists

This basic, wrist focused routine is designed to help you build strength, range of motion and flexibility in the muscles that surround and support your wrists.
Posted 8/10/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 5 comments   23,608 views
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5 Ways to Make Walking More Wonderful

Whether you have been walking for years or are just getting started, making your walking time more enjoyable can help you stay more motivated to stick with it over the long haul!
Posted 6/25/2015  10:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 5 comments   14,265 views
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4 Essential Walking Posture Tips

Did you know that simple things like standing taller, engaging your abs and even walking sideways can help you walk further and faster, all while helping you burn more calories?
Posted 6/4/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 1 comments   33,833 views
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The 1-Mile Indoor Power Walking Workout

This one-mile indoor power walking workout will help you stick with your walking routine no matter what time of day or night it is--or what the weather is like outside!
Posted 5/24/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   53,746 views
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Kick Off Summer with a Fun Fitness Challenge

Join Jessica Smith in her #5MileChallenge and get motivated to walk at least five miles per week in June!
Posted 5/15/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 630 comments   51,919 views
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15-Minute Beginner Barre Workout

Develop total-body flexibility, strength and coordination with this low-impact barre workout!
Posted 1/26/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 9 comments   126,853 views
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Finally: A Yoga Routine for Bad Wrists!

If you are just starting out, some traditional yoga poses and postures can be a little overwhelming and/or too tough on the wrists. Not in this routine!
Posted 1/19/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 26 comments   44,270 views
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15-Minute Bodyweight Basics Workout

This 15-minute full-length home workout routine helps keeps your heart rate elevated while developing strength and stamina from head to toe.
Posted 1/12/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 23 comments   43,936 views
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A Zero-Equipment Cardio Jump-Start

Forget slogging through countless miles on the boring treadmill or running outdoors in the bitter cold. You can do this effective cardio routine right from your living room!
Posted 1/5/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 18 comments   45,451 views
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How to Start Exercising: A 20-Minute Routine

Ready to start exercising, but not sure where to begin? This workout is for you!
Posted 12/2/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 13 comments   98,514 views
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The 12-Minute Better Posture Workout

Stand up straighter and look slimmer in 12 minutes flat (no Spanx required) with this easy-to-follow routine!
Posted 11/10/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   55,594 views
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The Best Abs Exercises That Are Easy On Your Back

If traditional abs moves like crunches and twists bother your back, don't suffer! Protect your back and work your core with this full-length workout routine!
Posted 11/3/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 9 comments   184,886 views
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