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Lying Leg Curl Machine Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lying Leg Curl Machine.

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

Exercising with a Stability Ball

A fitness trend is sweeping the nation that involves balancing oneself on an oversized ball while performing functional resistance movements. The ball is referred to as a "physio" or "Swiss" ball and has grabbed the attention of n...  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

Resistance levels for cardio machines?
Updated 11/24/2015 11:27:38 PM

I have a Nordictrack Elliptical that i try to get on everyday (at least for 20 minutes), but there are no calories burned modifiers for that on them. Is there a plan to modify this without creating a custom exercise? Today i ran for 25 minutes, at a...  Read more

Day 1 of actually going to the gym! legs hurt but
Updated 11/23/2015 5:31:43 PM

Day 1 of actually going to the gym! legs hurt but feel oddly good about it. Weigh in day tomorrow....  Read more

Machines at the gym
Updated 11/22/2015 8:25:30 AM

What would you say is the best machine for any muscle group or your particular favorite? I like the shoulder press and leg press, but that's just me....  Read more

Big lesson learned today. I had to lay off my bik
Updated 11/21/2015 3:40:30 PM

Big lesson learned today. I had to lay off my bike for two days but, after the extended rest I blew away my prior 10 speed record over hills. I hit 12.4 mph average. Prior best was 11.9 mph. Old dogs can learn new tricks...!!!...  Read more

maxed out on leg press 125ibs and did 40 min of ca
Updated 11/17/2015 11:52:00 PM

maxed out on leg press 125ibs and did 40 min of cardio with did 100 crunches with 70 ibs....  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

Weight Training for a Healthier Life

This team is for anyone with an interest in living healthier through incorporating weight training by using free weights, weight machines, cardio techniques or other equipment such as medicine balls....  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