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Cooling Down Activities Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cooling Down Activities.

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

6 Things to Look for When Buying Exercise Apparel

A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to...  Read more

What to Wear When You Walk

Rain or shine, warm or cold, walking outside can be a year-round activity. But before you head out, you’ll want to make sure you are dressed for the elements. It can be a very uncomfortable walk if you don’t have on the right gear! Here a...  Read more

Spark Your Way to a 10K

Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for...  Read more

Common Fitness Blunders - Part 1

Both beginners and experienced exercises can be guilty of a few fitness blunders from time to time. Some may even become a regular part of your fitness routine, much like a bad habit. But, to get the best results from all your hard work, it’s i...  Read more

change spark activity tracker to fitbit
Updated 11/27/2015 8:59:30 AM

I recently lost my spark activity tracker and bought a fibit toddy so how do I sync it to my spark account?...  Read more

I'm 29 and live in the UK. I want to get down to
Updated 11/27/2015 8:19:36 AM

I'm 29 and live in the UK. I want to get down to 9 stone 6 and would love some UK friends on here to chat to!...  Read more

2 more pounds down this week! That makes 4 lbs in
Updated 11/26/2015 4:17:20 PM

2 more pounds down this week! That makes 4 lbs in two weeks. :) And Happy Thanksgiving! I'm about to get a nice long workout in before stuffing my face this afternoon. Hope everyone has a wonderful day. Add me!...  Read more

Am down from size 14 to 12 from last 2 months
Updated 11/26/2015 3:47:16 AM

Am down from size 14 to 12 from last 2 months...  Read more

A little let down today, i worked out with Wii yes
Updated 11/25/2015 4:15:21 PM

A little let down today, i worked out with Wii yesterday, and sometime during the night pulled(not strained...thank you god) so I had to take muscle relaxer, and it makes me so im not doing much. Makes me feel guilty....  Read more

Freeze grapes

to cool down white wine without watering it down. Cheers...  Read more

Key to success for me

Activity up - fork down....  Read more


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Beat the Heat During Your Summer Workouts

Summer is almost here, which means the temperature will continue to rise. Some of you may have already experienced some early summer-type heat and are already starting to get acclimated to it. As we change over to summer weather, we need to remember...  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Work Out Today If I'm Still Sore from Yesterday's Workout?''

It's common for beginners to experience muscle soreness that lasts for a week or two, just as seasoned exercisers will be sore after a tough workout. Yes, you should keep working out even though you are sore, but there is more to it than that.&nb...  Read more