You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y... Read more
So excited tonight! I tried on my size 6 skinny jeans, and I actually got them on!! They're still real tight and I barely got them zipped, but I still squeezed into them!! Tight or not, I thought I'd never see those days again.😀😀😀... Read more
I am averaging about a 800 daily calorie difference on my work out days. Not really intentional.. just not able to eat in middle of the day also my workouts are short but intense. Could this be why Im not losing weight?... Read more
Did 5lb bicep curls and leg lifts no weights. Feel like I have no energy now. That was this morning before lunch. I need to remember to eat a afternoon snack especially if I do weights. Since I don't want to do anything now.... Read more
After baby #2 came along, it seemed I was always flustered and running late. I realized my day planning needed a reality check!The solution? For 2 weeks I timed routine activities whenever possible. For example, I tracked:-The average time of morning... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
SparkPeople's fitness experts advise against wearing wrist and ankle weights while doing cardio exercise and other general daily activities. Even though they are lightweight (usually two pounds or less), the risk of injuring yourself by wearing t... Read more
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