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Balance Training Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Balance Training Exercise.

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Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof...  Read more

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late...  Read more

Exercising with a Stability Ball

A fitness trend is sweeping the nation that involves balancing oneself on an oversized ball while performing functional resistance movements. The ball is referred to as a "physio" or "Swiss" ball and has grabbed the attention of n...  Read more

Good exercise ideas for bad joints...knee and ankl
Updated 4/26/2016 5:10:16 AM

Good exercise ideas for bad joints...knee and ankle and right hand....anything appreciated. Thanks in advance...  Read more

Under 1500 Cal today and a tiny bit of exercise. N
Updated 4/25/2016 10:18:05 PM

Under 1500 Cal today and a tiny bit of exercise. Now to avoid night time eating. Melatonin for now and hot tea later if I need it. If all else fails I will allow myself a Greek yogurt....  Read more

Whew. Push mowing is great exercise. I could have an evening snack, if I weren't too pooped to fix
Updated 4/25/2016 9:44:48 PM

Whew. Push mowing is great exercise. I could have an evening snack, if I weren't too pooped to fix it. One hour of push mowing...425 calories burned!...  Read more

How can you do exercises without being bored and n
Updated 4/25/2016 9:42:28 PM

How can you do exercises without being bored and not want to do it...  Read more

No gym today. Used my backyard to exercise today..
Updated 4/25/2016 9:15:48 PM

No gym today. Used my backyard to exercise today....fresh outdoor.....  Read more

Cross train to reduce boredom and repetition injuries

Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are sev...  Read more

multi-tasking

Challenge yourself! Do strength training exercises that target upper and lower body muscle groups or balance, at the same time. i.e. biceps curls while standing on one foot. Or bridges while doing chest flies. Saves some time and also burns more calo...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof tha...  Read more

Fitness Defined: Concentric and Eccentric Contractions (and Why It Matters)

Usually, the average exerciser doesn't think about physiology or kinesiology when he or she is exercising. Sure, you think about form, doing your exercises correctly, and achieving balanceóboth in terms of overall fitness (a balance of cardio, streng...  Read more