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Calisthenics Build Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Calisthenics Build Muscle.

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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

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

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

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

Any suggestions on how to handle muscle sores and
Updated 10/28/2014 5:43:30 AM

Any suggestions on how to handle muscle sores and pains after exercising? I jump rope and my ankles hurt like hell after im done. But it doesnt hurt during the exercise, just after its done. When im resting....  Read more

Extremely low muscle mass
Updated 10/27/2014 1:53:26 PM

Okay, I'm finally going to post this. I'm a normal weight (152 at 5'8"), but my body fat is up around 37-38%. Just a few years ago, it was 17.9% in 2007, and I was up to running 8 miles. Then my IT band rebelled and the sports doctor said 10Ks...  Read more

Ok so here goes, I pulled a muscle in my lower bac
Updated 10/17/2014 12:33:18 AM

Ok so here goes, I pulled a muscle in my lower back. Does anyone know of any stretches or exercises I can do to loosen the muscles up....  Read more

Are any of you sparkers athletic/athletic builds?
Updated 10/4/2014 4:42:47 PM

Are any of you sparkers athletic/athletic builds? Under 24 percent body fat? Looking for some support. I'm just not losing like I was. Weight or body fat. :/...  Read more

Any Advice for Losing Weight while gaining muscle
Updated 10/4/2014 3:42:27 PM

Any Advice for Losing Weight while gaining muscle mass??...  Read more

Today's Pain Patch article

Today's article on the front page is about pain patches for relief of muscle pain. I have found a great method to relieve or stop sore muscles before it happens. It's called contrast therapy.You get in the shower, put the water on as cold as you can...  Read more

Lift heavy weights

Lifting heavy weights will build muscle mass and you will burn more calories doing anything at any given time....  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Could the Pill Be Affecting Your Workout Results?

If you take the oral contraceptives and are trying to build muscle, a new study shows it could be negatively affecting your results. Researchers studied 73 women between the ages of 18 and 31 who completed a 10-week strength training program. About...  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