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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

USDA and SparkPeople Agree: Calories Count!

Bet you never thought you’d see the day when the federal government was the hallmark of clarity and common sense. But it just happened. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) just released th...  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

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in 2005. You can easily incorporate these strategies into your everyday SparkPeople plan. Here are the highlights:...  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

back here after being absent for two years
Updated 4/16/2014 6:39:04 AM

Hi. Needing motivation and didn't know if there is or will be a group of sparks that is in the 91030 area or very near what I have searched up is not close. I will be moving this summer to that zip or very near that zip. Thanks Snifne...  Read more

Back Again After More Than 2 Years
Updated 4/14/2014 11:05:44 PM

524 I have been a member for several years; however, I had to drop for awhile. I have been exercising and logging my food for a couple of months. Recently, I got more serious about it. I had gained back what I had lost, but I am motivated to feel b...  Read more

Back on track and feeling great!
Updated 4/13/2014 7:54:13 PM

My name is Ali and I'm back with spark people with a renewed vigour and commitment! I did really well with this program last year and surpassed my goal by two pounds and was thrilled. Work stresses and poor habits sent me back to old habits of skip...  Read more

back down
Updated 4/14/2014 12:28:26 PM

today I weighed in after gaining 4 pounds back on apr. 3, I lost 4 pounds so I am back at 220. 12 pounds down since jan 1. woohoo...  Read more

Should you really eat back calories burned?
Updated 4/15/2014 1:54:05 PM

It seems counterproductive and almost like it defeats purpose of workout. Do you really eat back all the calories?? Advice needed...  Read more

BE HONEST WITH YOURSELF!

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

weight

I HAVE LOST 23 POUNDS AS OF 1PM TODAY, BY DURING THE 30 MINUTE WORKOUT. STARTED 2 MONTHS AGO.CUT BACK A LOT...  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

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

What Really Matters in Your Yoga Practice

I've been teaching yoga for a little more than three years now, and I've been practicing almost twice as long. The most difficult part of the practice for me has been not the physical poses--though there still are many that challenge me, part...  Read more