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Back Calisthenics Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Back Calisthenics.

Declare Your Independence from the Gym

It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari...  Read more

Reference Guide to Strength Training

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and...  Read more

Are You an Active Couch Potato?

My life has always been full of movement. As a fitness coach and former owner of a personal training business, I know the importance of being active throughout the day and have never been concerned about my activity level. Even with many of my workin...  Read more

8 Workouts You'll Love if You Hate to Sweat

There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko...  Read more

4 Mindless Habits That Are Hurting Your Weight Loss

If you’ve ever tried to break a bad habit, health-related or otherwise, you know how difficult it can be. Every morning, you awake to a daunting, gut-wrenching choice: to commit to change or to fall short of your goals. Those of you who have ta...  Read more

Welcome back!

Welcome back!...  Read more

Started my 9 day vacation... Hoping to get back on
Updated 11/21/2015 12:29:14 PM

Started my 9 day vacation... Hoping to get back on track with my workouts. It has been crazy at home causing me to have a hard time getting to gym....  Read more

Welcome back! What matters is not when you came ba

Welcome back! What matters is not when you came back, but that you came back and are back at it at all....  Read more

Off for about a week but am back
Updated 11/21/2015 8:30:29 AM

Off for about a week but am back...  Read more

Still in pain in the middle upper back constantly,
Updated 11/20/2015 8:28:57 PM

Still in pain in the middle upper back constantly, deep feeling and I can't get a diagnosis! I'm so frustrated and tired of the pain enabling me to do much :-(...  Read more


If you have a bad day make sure you still track everything you eat. Either on the nutrition tracker or just in a notebook. Seeing all those calories in black and white can mean that having a bad day might end up driving you to have an excellent week...  Read more



On The Scale Again

This team is for those who have slipped up, gained some or all of their weight back and now want to seriously lose those extra pounds for good....  Read more

6 Ways to Fit in Exercise at Work

Having trouble staying fit while managing your career? A good workout doesn't require fancy machines or hours of free time. Lose weight, boost your metabolism and increase your energy with these six smart office exercise tips. NOTE: To avoid inj...  Read more

Fun Fitness Flashback: 80s Aerobics

(Disclaimer: As I write this, it's 4:55 p.m. and I need a blog post for tomorrow. While I guarantee this post will entertain and delight you, don't expect anything too deep.) When you think of aerobics, what comes to mind? Tights, thong leotards...  Read more