Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up!
Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u... Read more
Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all, it's all exercise, and that has to count for something, doesn't it?
The truth is that some of the machines in gyms aren't safe at all (especially for peo... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
Every girl wants to look her very best on her prom night! Once you've found that perfect dress, you're probably working extra hard at sticking to a healthy diet and exercise plan. We've designed three prom dress workouts to help you focus... Read more
I discovered today that issues from my past that I feel ashamed of are Not Who I Am!
I am beautiful on the inside and out, and am only going to focus on success, not failures. A quote by Sheila Walsh - "Shame is like a squatter in you... Read more
Hi I am Gwen and I do need some encouragement in making my eating choices better for my life.
I live in a wheelchair so I am limited with exercises I can do but I can do the bicycle exercise laying in bed and also I can do sit ups.
I am so glad t... Read more
What I mean by "blinders" are when we are oblivious to what's going on around us and though I think to a certain extent we all wear blinders I think some folks wear longer and more narrow ones than others.
I've always told my daughters that the... Read more
I've created a team for anyone interested in a solic workout plan to get in shape, stay in shape, or just be more active. The team focuses on swimming so you would need access to a pool, but you can modify the workout as well. Initially the goal is... Read more
Hi everyone! This is my second time using spark people and I'm determined to look and feel great! I've lost about 12 pounds so far. I really want to focus on toning everything, hence my user name: "lookgreatnaked". I've gotten thin before but never w... Read more
Quick Fires have changed my life!!4-5 short bursts of energy/day really DO make a difference in my life esp when it truly became My lifestyle!I belong to The Quick Fire Team....a place for All fitness levels. It is just Amazing how using this concep... Read more
Your back muscles may be one of the most neglected areas when it comes to strength training. And it isn't too surprising since we do not have a daily view of these muscles like we do our abs, chest, even our leg muscles. By focusing just a few... Read more
Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav... Read more
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