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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

I am 60 and at my heaviest ever. 224! My down fa
Updated 9/21/2014 11:06:07 AM

I am 60 and at my heaviest ever. 224! My down fall is beer. Today I will not have one....  Read more

Is SP capable of syncing Garmin VivoFit activity?
Updated 9/21/2014 1:19:29 PM

I know SP syncs or picks up activity from its own activity tracker device and the FitBit to the fitness tracker and other goals. But is SP capable of syncing or picking up activity from the Garmin VivoFit? I want to trade my FitBit for a G...  Read more

All Day activity
Updated 9/22/2014 2:40:13 PM

I keep seeing 'All Day' activity being tracked on my Friends' Feed - what on earth IS it? it sometimes even shows All Day activity tracked for 0 minutes, or 1 minute Please put me out of my misery by explaining to me what this is?!!!...  Read more

I was feeling very down today and debated on going
Updated 9/21/2014 3:49:50 PM

I was feeling very down today and debated on going to the gym. I syked myself out and hit the gym for a whole 2 hrs! I'm proud of myself. Never give up! No pain No gain.......  Read more

Activity Won't Post to Facebook
Updated 9/19/2014 10:39:54 AM

I have my settings set to autopost to Facebook when I track my activity, but it isn't happening. The positive feedback I receive from friends and family helps to keep me going on the harder days. Any update on this issue?...  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


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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