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Leg Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Leg Workout.

6 Exercises to Rebuild Your Core after Pregnancy

After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account. Some postpartum women may notic...  Read more

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof...  Read more

60-Second Cardio Moves

SparkPeople has always promoted the benefits of a 10-minute workout as a great way to start incorporating fitness into your life. Studies have shown that the benefits of 10-minute fitness bursts, including improved blood sugar control, can last for u...  Read more

6 Stretches Every Runner Should Do

Stretching is an important component of any fitness routine. Although it can be tempting to finish a run and skip the stretches, you know better. Stretching has many benefits, including increased range of motion and improved muscular coordination. Re...  Read more

4 Fun Butt Exercises

The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect...  Read more

Day 3 I tried to do Jillian Micheal workout video
Updated 2/8/2016 10:49:43 AM

Day 3 I tried to do Jillian Micheal workout video but I'm to heavy and my knee hurts. I'm getting knee surgery done Friday. I already drank 3 glasses of water this morning. Still eating healthy, plan to weigh myself the end of the month....  Read more

Happy Monday! Another early morning workout under
Updated 2/8/2016 6:36:10 AM

Happy Monday! Another early morning workout under the belt. Hoping for that scale to move Wednesday. Have a good day & get that water in...  Read more

I'm trying to look up weight loss workout plans. I
Updated 2/7/2016 10:53:36 PM

I'm trying to look up weight loss workout plans. I would like to do just a simple gym plan that I can do on my own but still intense to lose weight and build muscle. Any thoughts?...  Read more

Doing the Super Bowl Workout for the 2nd half. You
Updated 2/7/2016 9:28:15 PM

Doing the Super Bowl Workout for the 2nd half. You?...  Read more

Today was a lazy Sunday so no workout for me. I'm
Updated 2/7/2016 8:28:35 PM

Today was a lazy Sunday so no workout for me. I'm sore from the past two days so eager to do something tomorrow to workout the soreness. Waking up early is a challenge, especially on cold mornings!...  Read more

Dance with your kids

My son loves to dance and sing. We've started dancing several times a week, it's great cardio for me. AND since his fave CD right now is Handy Manny that latin beat has me rocking and swinging my hips, great ab and leg workout! It's a great way to...  Read more

Exercise Balance Ball

When sitting around on the computer or in front of the tv, get out your exercise balance ball. Sitting on the ball while on the PC helps with balance. When watching the tv, sit and jump up and down for a great leg workout.322...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

8 Exercises for Shapelier, Leaner Legs

Even though fall is just a few short weeks away, it is never too late to begin lower body strength training exercises that will leave you with shapelier, leaner legs come next spring. Note that you do not have to do all these exercises to get th...  Read more

8 Strength Training Exercises for Cyclists

Last month I wrote a blog on strength training exercises for walkers. This week's blog will focus on strength training exercises geared toward cyclists. It was once believed that having endurance athletes, such as cyclists and runners, partici...  Read more

New record lifts/leg workout

Today was leg day. For most people it sucks, and they get through it, but I have 26" legs, and love training them because they are strong. probably from carrying my heavy butt around at 300 + lbs. for a decade. I started with 20 minutes on the...  Read more

Hump day leg workout...

Hump day leg workout summary: I completed and tracked 3 cardio exercises and 6 strength exercises at - 2 minutes Jumping Jacks - vigorous, 27 calories burned, 30 minutes Walking: 3.5 mph (17 minutes per mile), 209 cal...  Read more