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Medicine Ball Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Medicine Ball Training.

Medicine Ball Training

Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises. Medicine ball training is suitable for...  Read more

The Benefits of Circuit Training

Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Aromatherapy for the Whole Family

In the 1920's, French chemist Rene Maurice Gattefosse accidentally lit his arm on fire in his laboratory. The nearest cold liquid was a vat of lavender oil, into which he thrust his arm in an act of desperation. To his surprise, the pain subsided...  Read more

I'm planning to buy weights for strength training.
Updated 9/28/2015 2:54:21 PM

I'm planning to buy weights for strength training. Plz help which I should buy. How many pounds. I don't want to buy many diff weights. Thanks....  Read more

Made it through another workout I'm training for m
Updated 9/24/2015 2:45:08 PM

Made it through another workout I'm training for my 5th half. Don't thing he time is going to be great but I'm shooting for 2:40 this time....  Read more

Feeling under the weather. Not training
Updated 9/24/2015 9:00:44 AM

Feeling under the weather. Not training...  Read more

keep pushing clean and train dirty.....
Updated 9/22/2015 10:41:53 PM

keep pushing clean and train dirty......your day your body......take charge of it and hammer out those goals........  Read more

it's Saturday ppl. what are you training today. I
Updated 9/19/2015 4:05:02 PM

it's Saturday ppl. what are you training today. I have chest, triceps, calves, and cardio. Rock on's your day. only you can change you. now get out there and do something........  Read more

Working out at Home

I love exercising at home. It saves money and I can choose when I workout. My collection of workout DVDs grow each year. I don't have to pay gym memberships or worry about the weather. Plus, I don't have to fight for machines. I always set a ti...  Read more

Need Exercise Equipment? Set Aside a Little Money & Watch for Sales

I do not have room for a treadmill or stationary bike, so I set aside a little money every week until I had enough money get good running shoes, free weights, resistance bands, medicine ball, pedometer, & stability ball. I did not get them in one sho...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

10 Medicine Ball Moves for a Leaner Body

Medicine Balls provide a great alternative to the standard free weights and resistance bands many of us own and use for strength training at home. Not only do medicine balls provide us with a larger range of motion compared to other workout equipm...  Read more

8 Great Stability Ball Exercises

One of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment found in the gym, or even in your own home, is the stability ball. Not only does it help you to build better core stabilization, while aiding in balance and flexibility, it also allows for a m...  Read more

Medicine Ball Training

I had a bit of fun trying out squats and chops with the medicine ball today. I was working up a sweat while doing the exercises. It was really challenging. I love learning to use new kinds of equipment. Here are some great examples of what you can do...  Read more