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Exercise Intensity Level Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Exercise Intensity Level.

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Running Workouts with Interval Training

Want to boost your fitness level and burn more calories? This program uses intervals (short bursts of higher-intensity activity followed by lower intensity recovery periods), which can be a more effective way to train than exercising at one intensity...  Read more

Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m...  Read more

Walking Workouts with Intervals

This walking program uses intervals (short bursts of higher-intensity activity followed by lower intensity recovery periods), which can be a more effective way to train (and burn calories) than exercising at one intensity level. If you're new to...  Read more

Get Results with Interval Training

I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

How do you add an exercise of your own?
Updated 7/31/2015 2:23:26 PM

How do you add an exercise of your own?...  Read more

Anyone using dance as exercise? I started last wee
Updated 7/31/2015 1:20:28 PM

Anyone using dance as exercise? I started last week&have noticed it makes me sweat&gets my heart rate up more than any other cardio I've tried. I am seeing results&enjoying myself! I'm 210lbs and dancing to 90s hip hop lol I highly recommend it!...  Read more

I'm still having a hard time getting my exercise i
Updated 7/31/2015 10:01:18 AM

I'm still having a hard time getting my exercise in. I'll walk 3 days a week, but that's about it. Keep waking up early to get out before work, but I'm not a morning person, so I just lay in bed drinking coffee. I need a serious kick in the pants. :/...  Read more

I sometimes put a 2-4 or 6 pounds dumbbell to make the road as an exercise too :) and water!
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I sometimes put a 2-4 or 6 pounds dumbbell to make the road as an exercise too :) and water!...  Read more

When I first started exercising I was feeling it,
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When I first started exercising I was feeling it, but I made sure I drink enough water, during and after, so u can have enough oxygen to the brain, work on breathing right, after a while it feels much better and exercise even helps migraine to heal....  Read more

15 minutes of high-intensity exercise lower blood sugar & more

Exercise can have an immediate effect on insulin levels and can even reduce insulin levels in as little as 15 minutes a day. 15 minutes of high-intensity exercise is needed to reduce blood-sugar levels....  Read more

Intensity

I ramp up the intensity and I can feel and see the exercise benefits faster....  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

7 Good Reasons to Try Interval Training

What if I told you there was an exercise technique that could burn more calories—and fat—in less time that was also fun? You may think that I was hawking some fitness gadget in an infomercial, or simply lying to you, but neither of those...  Read more

30-Minute Interval Workout for the Elliptical

I know plenty of people who love their elliptical trainers—and there is plenty of reason to. The elliptical mimics the motion of walking or running but with very little impact on the joints. That means it's more comfortable for you to get y...  Read more