All Entries For strength training

Learn How to Fill Your Plate--and Lose Weight!

Eating for weight loss sounds complicated, but it doesn't have to be! Follow along in our an easy guide to filling your plate with healthy foods and proper portion sizes.
Posted 6/17/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 6 comments   59,980 views
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Learn to Exercise for Weight Loss Success

Exercising for weight loss doesn't have to be daunting. We break it down for you in an easy-to-follow guide so you can easily add cardio and strength training to your week.
Posted 5/31/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 4 comments   90,838 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 : 9 comments   36,287 views
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DVD Review: BarreAmped Cardio Fat Burn

The BarreAmped Cardio Fat Burn DVD promises extreme results, through high intensity intervals and body changing barre exercises. Find out if it could deliver.
Posted 6/22/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 5 comments   16,309 views
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5 Essential Moves for a Stronger Run

Run longer and stronger in no time with these 5 must-do strength moves!
Posted 5/12/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 4 comments   12,492 views
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A 15-Minute Lower-Body Workout for Bad Knees

This full-length, low-impact workout doesn’t include a single squat or lunge! It's designed to be gentle on the joints, but tough on your hips, thighs and glutes.
Posted 9/30/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 15 comments   313,921 views
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Sculpt Your Legs in 8 Minutes (at Home!)

Sculpt your legs from your living room with this quick and effective 8-minute routine!
Posted 8/31/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 9 comments   51,567 views
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The Best Inner Thigh Exercises Ever

Strengthen your inner thighs and burn major calories with this 10-minute power workout!
Posted 7/18/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 18 comments   966,263 views
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Target Your Entire Lower Body in 14 Minutes

Tone up your thighs, hips and butt fast with this quick and easy-to-follow barre routine!
Posted 6/16/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 15 comments   389,736 views
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The Top 5 Myths about Women and Strength Training

Could a false belief in these pervasive myths be preventing you from reaping the benefits of strength training? Here's the real truth about women and weight lifting.
Posted 4/29/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 13 comments   53,204 views
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Getting Started with Strength Training in 5 Easy Steps

Confused about how to start a strength training plan? Coach Nicole breaks it down into five simple steps so you can reach your goals!
Posted 4/8/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 9 comments   144,089 views
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Which Is More Important: Cardio or Strength Training?

Is strength training really superior to cardio when it comes to fitness and weight loss? Or is it the other way around? Here's what we really know about both forms of exercise...
Posted 4/2/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 11 comments   88,388 views
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You Asked: Does Pilates Count as Strength Training?

Pilates can be a great workout. But can it substitute for traditional strength training? Certified Pilates instructor and personal trainer, Coach Nicole, weighs in.
Posted 3/28/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 19 comments   88,421 views
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You Asked: How Many Calories Does Strength Training Burn?

Ever wonder how many calories you burn while lifting weights? We've got the answer!
Posted 3/13/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 16 comments   767,817 views
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Have a Ball with This Calorie-Torching Workout!

Looking to have a little more fun with your cardio workouts? Mix things up with this routine that uses a small ball to amp up the moves and torch more calories.
Posted 12/30/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 16 comments   49,931 views
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