Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? Now you can! Below, your favorite SparkPeople experts share the secrets of their healthy lifestyles. Just like you, they have to deal with... Read more
Sometimes when we miss a workout, we know full well that we are just making "the dog ate my homework" types of excuses that wouldn't fool anyone—not even you! But then there are the times when we have a valid reason for skipping a... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Who here loves a walk routine? I've been walking a lot over the past few wks & I like that there is so many ways to change it up with intervals. If u r not doing it, try it! It can be fun! Anyone can do it!... Read more
I'm looking to make a new playlist for my routine. My last playlist had a lot of Avenged Sevenfold, Muse, and System of a Down (all generally heavy bands). What are some of your favorite workout tunes?... Read more
I wanted to new ab wk out to add to routine. Instead of just looking @ the different wk outs I decided to try them a little to see how it feels. I ended up doing 60 min of an workouts correctly bc my competitive I can do this drive kicked in. ..... Read more
I'm 14-almost 15, and I was wondering if anyone had any ideas for workouts or healthy breakfast, lunch and dinners that I could try, it would help a lot.
Ideally something that is meant to lose weight. 30... Read more
I haven't done that routine, but it might be the kind of thing you have to create a custom exercise for and track the time accurately but guesstimate the calories. Maybe someone with experience can weigh in?... Read more
This is a group for those anywhere in the world that either swims regularly, swims occasionally or would like to swim as part of their fitness routine. We embrace all swimmers of any level.... Read more
During the last few years, ultra-intense workouts have been gaining popularity—and not just among athletes or hardcore exercisers who are gluttons for self-punishment. Even the relatively unfit and overweight are jumping at the chance to push t... Read more
"Let's try this," the email from my roommate said. Attached was a Groupon deal that was certainly intriguing -- 20 CrossFit classes for $20 at a studio quite close to where I live. And considering I'd been interested in trying Cross... Read more
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