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Lower Body Weight Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lower Body Weight Exercises.

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Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Concentrate On Your Core

Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you...  Read more

The Pirate Workout

Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over...  Read more

A Teen's Guide to Weight and Body Confidence

As a teen, your weight and body are changing in a lot of ways that you might not want any part of. You might be worried about gaining too much weight, or just feel awkward of self-conscious about how you look. SparkTeens cares about you and your body...  Read more

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

Ok. I guess I better go lift some weights...I figu
Updated 7/25/2015 7:47:14 PM

Ok. I guess I better go lift some weights...I figure if I say it out loud on here will actually go do it...later!...  Read more

I was frustrated I didn't lose any weight thi
Updated 7/26/2015 12:15:27 AM

I was frustrated I didn't lose any weight this last week, but then I counted the inches lost and I'm down 2.5" this week. Then I counted inches lost since beginning of may and it shocked me...17.75" down. Wish I had started...  Read more

How do I log this exercise? 148 crunches, 74 lunge
Updated 7/25/2015 6:18:53 PM

How do I log this exercise? 148 crunches, 74 lunges each leg, 296 jumping jacks, and 74 squats. All performed at high intensity....  Read more

Maintaining my weight like a champ, actually becom
Updated 7/25/2015 5:58:58 PM

Maintaining my weight like a champ, actually becoming difficult to gain at this point. I think I'm over indulging then lose a pound. Going to need some pizza soon....  Read more

struggling with exercise
Updated 7/27/2015 2:50:53 PM

hi, I have gained quite a bit of weight in the past 1.5 yrs. I am about 40 pounds my ideal weight. I am short, so I feel heavy. These are my problem areas - my thighs are humongous, my stomach protruding as though I'm pregnant, and my b...  Read more

exercising with injuries

If you find yourself with a lower body injury, don't stop exercising, but rather focus on the upper body. If you are faced with an upper body injury then again, focus on lower body exercises. This way you will never have a reason to be without exerci...  Read more

Change exercise patterns.

Change the ype of exercise...instead of walking or weight exercise, try swimiming or rollerblading or yoga...tricking the body...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

Muscle Your Way to Stronger Bones

One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause.   The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a...  Read more

Weight Busters: Finding Strategies to Keep Moving When the Scale Will Not

I appreciate the positive responses and “club” name ideas shared by readers of my earlier blog, But What if I Can’t Lose Weight. I am starting a new series to provide ideas, topics and suggestions that may help you move forward in your quest for weig...  Read more