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High Impact Sports Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Impact Sports.

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Nordic Walking for Fitness and Fun!

Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b...  Read more

Are Your Friends Making You Fat?

If your friend who lives across the country comes down with a cold, you’re surely not going to catch it from her. But if she becomes overweight, that just might spread to you. So say researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Universi...  Read more

Are You Wearing the Right Sports Bra?

Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during...  Read more

Crisscross Your Way To A Better Life

The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.   Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise. Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition...  Read more

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

I need a Low Impact Sweat!
Updated 9/11/2014 5:21:33 PM

Any suggestions for low-impact workouts that feel like a high impact workout without the stress on joints, etc. I suffered a back injury and have arthritis so I cannot jog or do high impact but I miss the intense cardio and sweat I had from them...  Read more

Sparkpeople's calorie estimates seem high
Updated 9/8/2014 4:08:21 PM

I went to "edit goals," entered my current weight and added a goal to lose 5-6 pounds in about 2 1/2 months (11 weeks). The calorie range it spit out is 1610-1960. Does that seem high to anyone else? That sounds like a maintenance/gaining range, not...  Read more

What is your favorite low calorie/high protein sna
Updated 9/8/2014 7:58:53 PM

What is your favorite low calorie/high protein snack?...  Read more

Low calorie high volume snack
Updated 9/6/2014 8:59:47 PM

Low calorie high volume snack...  Read more

High Intensity Low Impact Exercises
Updated 8/25/2014 11:44:38 PM

What are effective high Intensity low impact exercises? I ran on the treadmill on Monday at 4.5 mph and my knees are still aching on Saturday! I need a good workout to burn calories without a lot of impact on my knees....  Read more

Joe Boxer High Impact Sports Bra

This sports bra is OK. I picked it up at K-Mart for $10.99 (after having forgotten one over Memorial Day Weekend). It's racerback style, with molded encapsulated cups. I wish it had underwire, but for the price it serves its purpose....  Read more

Keep the girls supported!

It's been a few months, so I wanted to remind you girls again!!Be sure to wear truly supportive bras during your weight loss period. This will help keep your girls nice and perky instead of allowing them to droop.Also, wearing a good sports bra durin...  Read more

Spark Motorcycle Club

Do you like to ride or ride with a partner? Love cruisers, sport bikes, off-roads, and everything in between? Want to get and stay fit with fellow riders? Then this is the place for you!...  Read more

Hit the Books—and the Gym—to Boost Grades

Although it seems like a lifetime ago, I remember my college years were a stressful period of time. Trying to figure out what I wanted to do with the rest of my life, learning to become more independent and juggling priorities made college about a l...  Read more

Everything Parents Need to Know about Concussions

Maybe you know someone whose teenager has suffered a brain injury playing sports—a colleague at work, the neighbor down the block, your BFF from college. Would you recognize the signs if your child had a concussion? What you don't know coul...  Read more