Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
What do you do when you don’t achieve the weight loss results you’re looking for?
Do you resolve to cut calories even more, try harder to resist temptations, or log extra treadmill time? These ideas could work—if you’ve b... Read more
Judi (TIME4JUDI) is long-time SparkPeople member with multiple sclerosis (MS). By walking indoors with the help of walking DVDs, she lost 60 pounds in seven months! Now she shares her advice and tips with others who want to walk off the weight withou... Read more
A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight.
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I'm gonna be starting the Insanity workout tomorrow. Anyone interested in joining me? I'n pretty good with staying on track but it would be nice to do it at the same time as somebody else for support... Read more
I have done Insanity before but ended up injuring myself because I did not modify the exercises. I have been researching modifications and have come up with a list of what to do if I am physically incapable of the exercise. Now I have the Dr's go ahe... Read more
Does anyone know of a walking DVD that is ONLY walking? I have bad knees and cannot dance, lunge, kick, etc. I walk about four miles, outside ~ but it's getting too rainy where I live. Wondered if anyone had a suggestion?... Read more
I started insanity two weeks ago. I haven't shown any improvement in weight or inches in waist. I have a thyroid problem and some of the meds I am on have a side effect of weight gain. I have been watching my calories, fat, carbs, and protein intake.... Read more
This DVD is by the creator of Hip Hop Abs but don't think it is only for the stomach. Recently I participated in a training session with some co-workers who purchased it. It was incredible and my entire body was drenched just from the warm-ups.... Read more
There are thousands of diet plans available these days, and there are just as many different workout programs. The trendy diets and workout plans of the past couple of years (think Paleo, Dukan, the 17-Day Diet, hCG, PINK, P90X, Insanity and more) wi... Read more
Michelle Miller (JUSTCHELLE75)Weight Lost: 140 poundsHometown: Houston, TXOccupation: Paralegal What was life like before your weight loss?My weight has had vast fluctuations my entire life. I maintained at 135 pounds for about three years... Read more
First off I've been doing these Insanity DVD'S and YES I totally understand why they are called Insanity~ THEY ARE INSANE!!!! Especially with that guy Tony in the back yelling "Come on Y'all- Push it~ 10 more Burp'es or whatever they are called! Mind... Read more
I ordered the Insanity Workout DVD on Saturday. I have seen the commercial several times and have been thinking about getting the DVD but never did until now. I may be insane for doing this but I am going to try anyway. I was encouraged by someone I... Read more
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