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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

I finally started exercising again :) I'm so proud
Updated 2/22/2015 12:01:50 PM

I finally started exercising again :) I'm so proud of myself! It feels so good too! Running helps me emotionally also and right now I need that....  Read more

restarting I had lost 86 pounds exercise and was d
Updated 2/21/2015 9:53:06 PM

restarting I had lost 86 pounds exercise and was doing great then stopped anyone else so this need support...  Read more

Anyone have any exercise info for someone that has
Updated 2/20/2015 2:22:13 PM

Anyone have any exercise info for someone that has joint pain from gout?...  Read more

Exercising after sugar
Updated 2/20/2015 5:55:57 PM

Is it possible to offset or lessen the effects of an unplanned sugar binge with immediate exercise? Not as an excuse to binge, or as a 'cure', but if it happens - and let's face it, sometimes it happens - can exercising immediately help?...  Read more

exercise that you do during TOM
Updated 2/24/2015 11:19:02 AM

Hi ! During TOM i personally find myself doing no exercise at all.So i want to learn something that could be done those days even when i m not that well.....  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

The Truth about the 'Fat-Burning Zone' and Weight Loss

The information on cardio machines can be deceiving. The "fat burning zone" is a myth that is based on a fact, but taken out of context. It's true that higher intensity exercise uses more glucose and glycogen (the form of energy yo...  Read more

Muscle Your Way to Stronger Bones

One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause.   The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a...  Read more