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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

Another good day. Adding some exercise to help the
Updated 7/23/2016 12:05:26 AM

Another good day. Adding some exercise to help the cause. Tracking my food forces me to think about what I'm eating. Knowing that last snack takes me beyond my allotted calories makes me stop and think about it. #thinkaboutthefood...  Read more

Yesterday was a HOT day so I decided to take a break from Exercise. Today I did 6,498 Steps! #fun
Updated 7/22/2016 10:57:34 PM

Yesterday was a HOT day so I decided to take a break from Exercise. Today I did 6,498 Steps! #fun...  Read more

I'm having trouble staying motivated to exercise i
Updated 7/22/2016 8:13:16 PM

I'm having trouble staying motivated to exercise in the heat...not used to the Southern humidity either...(also doesn't help I've had a Migraine the last two days!) Any suggestions?...  Read more

I know I need exercise, but mornings my only time
Updated 7/22/2016 3:07:14 PM

I know I need exercise, but mornings my only time to do it, and it would mean getting up at 4:00 am. I've done it before, and know it works... Just can't seem to stay motivated to get up! Any suggestions on what gets you out of bed early to do it!?...  Read more

My exercise for today; changing the brake pads and
Updated 7/22/2016 4:36:22 PM

My exercise for today; changing the brake pads and spark plugs on my Jeep. FUN. đŸ˜œ...  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 balance—both in terms of overall fitness (a balance of cardio, streng...  Read more