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Importance Of Warming Up Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Importance Of Warming Up.

Is Weight Loss Stressing You Out?

There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur...  Read more

Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  Read more

Outdoor Adventures Fit for Families

Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw...  Read more

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

10 Signs You're Watching Too Much Television

Many people claim that they don't have time to work out or cook healthy meals, yet they do find the time to park themselves in front of the TV. In fact, the average American watches 31.5 hours of TV per week, according to a 2010 Nielsen report. T...  Read more

Upping the activity
Updated 7/24/2014 9:42:29 PM

Good Morning Anew, This morning was a bit of a wake up call. I have noticed that my body feels less shapely and clothes are tighter in ways i dont find flattering so in an effort to thwart denial I climbed on my scale- and guess what? I am 2 p...  Read more

the importance of sleep and dark-time in obesity
Updated 7/13/2014 12:00:53 AM

Something to think about. I worked nights for many years, slowly gaining weight throughout. I can't say that was the whole reason, because I wasn't eating properly during that time either... but it does raise some questions and considerations for try...  Read more

Importance and Effect of Veggies?
Updated 7/27/2014 12:04:18 PM

I know veggies and greens are super important for your body. I had a month where I made sure to eat atleast 4-5 portions of veggies, to the point where I pooped green (TMI much? lol) I felt great! It felt like my system was just in tune, my BM were c...  Read more

How to warm up without dragging for the first mile
Updated 6/27/2014 4:54:41 PM

I do not get going until after the first mile during 5k's or training. I can feel my calves tighten. I have a 5k Sunday. How can I losen my legs before a 8 am race start?...  Read more

Video Not Working AND issue w/ Pop-ups "Undertone"
Updated 6/14/2014 4:06:19 PM

This video is NOT WORKING...I re-loaded twice, and the commercial ad runs, but the workout video does not! Also having a BIG problem with pop-ups from Undertone, which literally pops up EVERY SINGLE TIME I go from one SP screen to another...sinc...  Read more

An Attitude of Gratitude

Keeping a gratitude journal has helped me realize the importance of being thankful in ALL things to truly learn and grow....  Read more

Hot Tubs

Now that the warm weather is here remember that hot water such as a hot tub can speed insulin uptake and raise the risk of hypoglycemia. Hydration and extra blood glucose monitoriing is of the utmost importance. Drink water to stay hydrated in the...  Read more

Army Wife

As army wives most of our friends and family are miles away at any given moment. Here we will strive to help each other through the ups and downs of weight loss and the army way of life....  Read more

Pre Race Warm-ups: An Essential Part of Every Runner's Routine

When I started running almost 4 years ago one of the cardinal rules of racing my running coach taught me was, "The shorter the race, the longer the warm-up." It is something that has been ingrained in me all these years and something I still practice...  Read more

You Asked: Why Should I Warm Up before a Workout?

On those days when time is at a premium, it can be tempting to skip your warm-up and jump right into your workout.  Is that a smart use of your time, or is it asking for trouble?  Even though the warming up won't burn hundreds of calori...  Read more

Bumping Into the Importance of Warming Up...

I recently found a website on the how and benefits of warming up and am hoping to incorporate it into an exercise regimen. I hope warming up will help my knees feel less odd. I tried a class in ballet since I've always wanted to dance on my own, wi...  Read more