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High Impact Sports Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Impact Sports.

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

Here to kick it in to high gear!
Updated 7/29/2014 7:16:32 AM

Hello Spark friends! I'm not totally new but I'm newly committed. I'm going to have knee surgery in December and I'd like to lose at least 15lbs by then, the rest of my goal by March. Over 16 years ago I lost 60 lbs and have kept it off, but hav...  Read more

Pumping insulin and high impact exercise?
Updated 7/23/2014 9:03:19 AM

Does anyone have problems with very low blood sugars after an intense exercise workout (Insanity from beachbody.com) ? How did you prepare for these workouts: carbs eaten, when and if you detached you pump, reduced basal rates, and did you not bolus...  Read more

Low Knee Impact Strength Training DVDs?
Updated 7/19/2014 2:47:27 PM

Hey guys, In the month of May I overdid it, haha. I was doing a Jillian Michaels DVD every day and my knees paid the price for it, especially because I ended up going clubbing and wrecking my joints with low-dropping in heels. I took it eas...  Read more

Sports Watches
Updated 6/24/2014 4:13:18 PM

Does anyone know if there is a watch out there that will track calories burned and calories consumed?...  Read more

Is your cholesterol high?
Updated 7/7/2014 12:48:06 PM

Nope....  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