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Leg Curl Machine Resources

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How to Use the Leg Curl Machine

Proper form is important for any exercise. When using machines, where weight targets specific muscles in specific ways, it’s even more important. This gym staple is a machine that many people use improperly. Avoid injury by making sure you&rsqu...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

Reference Guide to Strength Training

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and...  Read more

8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

I know that bananas help me with leg cramps. But t
Updated 3/26/2015 1:24:06 AM

I know that bananas help me with leg cramps. But they don't stay good for long. Would I get the same results with banana chips?...  Read more

Got a question. I do a lot of the machines at the
Updated 3/25/2015 10:41:56 PM

Got a question. I do a lot of the machines at the YMCA however there not listed on here so how do I log them?...  Read more

Calorie Inflation by Cardio Machines
Updated 3/19/2015 10:53:11 PM

abcnews.go.com/GMA/Weekend/exercise-calori
e-counters-work/story?id=9966500 Granted, this is an old article/study but I doubt there's been much change. Ellipticals are the worst offenders, inflating your calorie count by an average of 42%, w...  Read more

Is running enough for my legs? Feedback please...
Updated 3/18/2015 10:14:07 PM

I'm starting to run and I'm doing a ton of walking. I tend to do strength training mainly in my core and arms. Will this be enough or should I also be lifting on the bottom half too? Feedback please......  Read more

Cardio Machines
Updated 3/17/2015 12:36:06 PM

Hi, I'm looking to mix up my workout routine. I normally switch between using a treadmill and jogging on an indoor track but I'm looking for a new machine to start using. What cardio machine do you enjoy most and why?...  Read more

Seated Leg Curl Machine, dangerous?!

If you get the Tip of the Day email, then you got this one, today. Are you asking for a knee injury? is the subject line. I could not get this machine to fit me, even with the instructor's help. It would put too much pressure against my knee and u...  Read more

Add Movement to Everything

While you do things at home or work, add some strength training, stretching or cardio moves to what you are already doing. While brushing teeth you can do leg lifts; while talking on the phone grab a hand weight for curls; while cleaning add some dan...  Read more

Fibro Friends....

Fibromyalgia is a pain in the neck, arms, legs....Any one with FMS is welcome. Also join us on the Fast Break forum "Fibromyalgia Anyone????"...  Read more

10 Full Body Gym Exercises for the Beginner

Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym. If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al...  Read more

2 Full Body Exercise Routines for Better Sleep

This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o...  Read more