I believe that most people would say jumping rope is for play, not for exercise. After all, you jumped rope as a kid on the playground and you probably forgot about it entirely after fourth grade. And it certainly isn’t touted as a benefit of j... Read more
Ever notice how you can’t spell "workout" without the word "work?" Most of us view work as something we have to do, not necessarily something that we want to do. It's the opposite of leisure and the killer of fun. We all... Read more
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
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
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
I would track your actual exercise time. We use estimates based on generally-accepted rates of calories burned. Our tracker also bases your individual calorie burn on your weight, because people of different weights burn calories at different rate.... Read more
I began using Spark People app about 7 1/2 weeks ago. Combined with calorie count intake & exercise, I have officially lost 26 pounds since I began. App keeps you focused on what you are doing with your body . Thanks Spark... Read more
15 minutes on the jump rope and some strength training. Thought I was going to die with jump rope. Why was it so easy when I was 7? I curse my younger self for not making it a longer lived hobby haha. #sweaty... Read more
Jump roping is great exercise and burns tons of calories. My secret is to carry a rope with me at all times and jump when I get a spare moment. They are inexpensive, light, and you would not believe how entertaining it can be at the office when oth... Read more
Even if you're not planning to take a full-fledged vacation this year, travel is a necessity for most of us, whether for work, weddings, or weekend trips to visit family and friends. And since you're pursuing a healthy lifestyle, you know that fitnes... Read more
Did you tune in to watch the live Victoria's Secret Fashion Show last week? Either way, you've probably heard of the "Angels" who not only model lingerie, swimwear and clothing in catalogs and commercials, but also promote all sorts of the brand's pr... Read more
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