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Gait And Balance Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Gait And Balance Training.

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Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

Exercise Safety Tips for Beginners

Congratulations! You’ve made the decision to incorporate regular exercise into your healthy lifestyle, and take advantage of the its numerous benefits. Smart move. But like many good things, exercise can also be risky—especially if i...  Read more

The Secrets to Achieving 10 Popular Fitness Goals

Setting goals is step one in the journey to a healthy lifestyle. While experts have different opinions on if goals should be big or more achievable, most experts agree goal setting keeps you on track and motivated, no matter the obstacles that arise...  Read more

Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

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

282 calories burned. Added weigh training.lt's har
Updated 6/30/2016 8:02:57 AM

282 calories burned. Added weigh training.lt's hard walking CV and lifting. But I am going to see it through. I was able to get the 2 miles in today....  Read more

I'm having an off week as far as my strength train
Updated 6/29/2016 6:31:09 PM

I'm having an off week as far as my strength training is going. Its been a struggle to maintain the amount I've been doing even though its normal routine for me now......  Read more

Working hard to strength train today. Loving the k
Updated 6/29/2016 1:02:01 PM

Working hard to strength train today. Loving the kettle bell but not the squats part of it....  Read more

I am starting my 5k training today. Yay! ๐Ÿ˜Ž moti
Updated 6/28/2016 11:29:35 PM

I am starting my 5k training today. Yay! ๐Ÿ˜Ž motivation!...  Read more

Would new balance shoes be good for a dance workou
Updated 6/27/2016 8:00:59 PM

Would new balance shoes be good for a dance workout? Or nikes? Just need some info Thanks peeps!...  Read more

Active Sitting

I cannot walk without the use of a walker or without contact guard assist when working on gait training (due to balance difficulties), so I have a mini-stepper that I position in such a way that I use it recumbent-style while running IV fluids or if...  Read more

Nordic Walking Sticks

I like the change up in my regular walking routine that's been added by grabbing a pair of Nordic Walking Sticks; you can tell right away a new dimension has been added to the calorie burn!...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

You Asked: ''Is It Safe to Wear Wrist or Ankle Weights While Walking or Exercising?''

SparkPeople's fitness experts advise against wearing wrist and ankle weights while doing cardio exercise and other general daily activities. Even though they are lightweight (usually two pounds or less), the risk of injuring yourself by wearing t...  Read more

Nutrition 101: Are You Overdoing the Zinc?

Zinc is a lustrous bluish-white metal found in group IIb of the periodic table. It is also one of the most important minerals used by the body. Just 2-3 grams, about the weight of a penny, is found in the body and serves as a key building block for a...  Read more