It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... 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
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and... Read more
Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u... Read more
So I am a stay at home mom and find my motivation to work out more difficult as I don't go to a gym. I workout at home. I feel like if I went to a gym I would be more motivated. Does anyone else deal with working out at home being your only option?... Read more
My worst time is the evening everyone home fires on and I just seem to go to the fridge and the press and eat stuff and I'm not even hungry ... What's that about .. I go for a nice walk every morning eat healthy and we'll all day then after dinner ðŸ... Read more
what workouts do you find are best (at home exercising) I have 2 kids (a toddler a 3.5 month old) I find it hard to motivate myself to exercise or even eat properly. What exercises do you do that have provided good results? Gyms are too pricey! Thx... Read more
on your home page we have two set of numbers one is our calories intake and the second are our burned calories. I have fitbit and it's sinked with sp so I don't truck may exercise manually I was just wondering where that calorie
number come from... Read more
Order the alfredo sauce on the side and only taste the pasta. Then you'll have Cajun chicken with vegetables. When we ate out, I saw Cajun chicken & vegetable Pasta on the menu. Looked really good until I saw 'alfredo sauce'. I told our server that a... Read more
(Disclaimer: As I write this, it's 4:55 p.m. and I need a blog post for tomorrow. While I guarantee this post will entertain and delight you, don't expect anything too deep.)
When you think of aerobics, what comes to mind? Tights, thong leotards... Read more
As a fan of both Pilates and dance workouts, I have been dying to try one of the latest fitness trends: barre workouts. Many celebs (including Kelly Ripa) are reported fans of these toning workouts that combine ballet, Pilates, calisthenics and yoga... Read more
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