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Home Calisthenics Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Home Calisthenics.

Declare Your Independence from the Gym

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

Dietary Guidelines for Americans

The Department of Health and Human Services and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) updated the Dietary Guidelines for Americans in 2005. You can easily incorporate these strategies into your everyday SparkPeople plan. Here are the highlights:...  Read more

Easy Vacation Exercises

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

8 Workouts You'll Love if You Hate to Sweat

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

USDA and SparkPeople Agree: Calories Count!

Bet you never thought you’d see the day when the federal government was the hallmark of clarity and common sense. But it just happened. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Department of Agriculture (USDA) just released th...  Read more

home page
Updated 4/19/2014 7:41:46 PM

Since it has been 2 years since I have been on this site, I can't remember how to get 2 my home page. Can anyone help me?...  Read more

Help..Having a hard time counting cal in home cook
Updated 3/31/2014 9:00:24 PM

I always make home cooked meals, as I have a family to feed so buying the pre-diet food is not going to work. That being said I always cook smart and healthy, but am not sure how to figure out the calories in a home cooked meal. For example is there...  Read more

Stay at Home Mom Plus Other Stuff
Updated 3/27/2014 12:28:24 AM

I'm a busy mom that also works from home PT and I do volunteer work. With my crazy schedule I don't think about planning for meals and as a result many times we order take out. I also don't make time to exercise since there's so much to do. When I fi...  Read more

home made vegetabe beef soup
Updated 3/17/2014 1:13:33 PM

go to my spark page and read the blog about getting many vegetables in one meal. homemade veg. beef soup.at least 6 veg. in this soup. all raw veg. except 2 sm. cans mixed veg. that have no salt....  Read more

Suggestions For Quiet At Home Videos?
Updated 3/14/2014 8:50:51 PM

I'm looking for a great beginner video, but I'm concerned about anything that has too much jumping or thudding. The gentleman below me works nights and I don't want to be the jerk neighbore that's waking him up just after he falls asleep. So I n...  Read more

EVERY POUND COUNTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Exercise every other day really helps with my energy throughout the week...  Read more

Eat out & Order special

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

Stay at Home Moms

A fantastic group for Stay at Home Moms. Find support from others like you. We have lot's of topics and weekly challenges....  Read more

Fun Fitness Flashback: 80s Aerobics

(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

DVD Review: The Booty Barre Workout

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