Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises.
Medicine ball training is suitable for... Read more
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for... Read more
I've been on SP for a month now and I'm finally getting into all of the great reporting features available. I've looked at my weight loss report, but is there a way to see if I'm on pace to complete my goal weight loss in the time I specified? That w... Read more
Water weight? I started drinking my recommended amount of water daily and now I'm feeling bummed. I gained a 1/2 lb this week. I've been counting my calories and even snuck in a hike and walk. It's kind of a buzz kill when I was losing regularly.... Read more
How do you get/stay motivated for exercise and just daily activity? Right now I'm not working and when I wake up I just have such a hard time getting going, and if I haven't done anything by like noon I'm probably going to waste the whole day...... Read more
my biggest fear is failing at this weight loss battle. Im doing so well and its becoming so easy to eat right most of the the time I feel like the ball is going to drop and I fail like Ive done so many times in the past. Self doubt is a killer!... Read more
If you find yourself with a lower body injury, don't stop exercising, but rather focus on the upper body. If you are faced with an upper body injury then again, focus on lower body exercises. This way you will never have a reason to be without exerci... Read more
This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o... Read more
I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g... Read more
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