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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

Activity Tracker Frustration
Updated 7/28/2014 2:22:27 PM

I just got back from vacation which included a trip to Disneyland. I was excited to see the steps I took in the 12+ hours I walked through the park. After multiple attempts to get the darn thing to sync it finally did and to my disappointment it di...  Read more

activity tracker recording duration
Updated 7/27/2014 8:36:13 PM

How long the captivity tracker is able to record data and retain them? I will go in vacation for one month and I will not have access to a computer. How long can I expect the tracker to retain my data?...  Read more

DOWN 35
Updated 7/25/2014 4:47:10 PM

YAHHHH,down 35 lbs.!!!!!!!!!!! I also measured myself am down by 37 in. OMG!!! My starting BMI =50.9 Now BMI= 44.7 STILL VERY OBESE BUT GOING IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION!!! Allie 9 521...  Read more

SP Activity Tracker: do you love it?
Updated 7/25/2014 3:04:32 AM

I have been using the SP Activity Tracker daily since 2 July, and I have met my goals each day! I stacked the deck the first week: I knew I'd walk a lot while we were on vacation for the July 4th holiday, and I knew I'd walk a lot the following week...  Read more

Upping the activity
Updated 7/24/2014 9:42:29 PM

Good Morning Anew, This morning was a bit of a wake up call. I have noticed that my body feels less shapely and clothes are tighter in ways i dont find flattering so in an effort to thwart denial I climbed on my scale- and guess what? I am 2 p...  Read more

Key to success for me

Activity up - fork down....  Read more

Freeze grapes

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

Alabama

The official State of Alabama Team for residents only. Check out our team page for loads of motivating activities!...  Read more

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