Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up!
Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u... Read more
Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all it's exercise—and that has to count for something, doesn't it?
The truth is that some common exercises aren't safe at all (especially for people who... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
I've been reading a bunch of recipes on how to make hummus.
I finally broke out the food processer, opened a can of white beans, drained and rinsed them and ground them up.
I added a dash of olive oil, a Tbsp. of chopped garlic, a dash of s... Read more
I am having trouble tracking homemade recipes. I need some tips and tricks.
I have measured out each item and then had a grand total of calories for the entire meal but without measuring how may servings its hard to tell. Im sorry, im new at t... Read more
Last summer I learned how to make laundry soap. It works great, I only use two Tblsp. per load and only costs me $10 for a big canister! I just ran out so tonight I'm making more! Three bars of Ivory soap grated (I put it in the microwave to blow it... Read more
I plan on making some homemade pizza dough and using it to make some homemade hot pockets for quick meals.
I'm just looking for some ideas for fillings. I've thought of chicken, sharp cheddar, and broccoli. There's also tuna and barbecue sauce... Read more
Freezer Queens is for busy women who find the Question "What's For Dinner" a nightmare! Here at Freezer Queens, we use our freezers to stock up on homemade healthy meals to use during the week.... Read more
Your back muscles may be one of the most neglected areas when it comes to strength training. And it isn't too surprising since we do not have a daily view of these muscles like we do our abs, chest, even our leg muscles. By focusing just a few... Read more
Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav... Read more
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