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Resistance Bands Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Resistance Bands Benefits.

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

Getting Started with SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit

Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin...  Read more

Wedding Dress Workouts

Every bride-to-be wants to look her very best on her wedding day. Once you've found that perfect dress, you're probably working extra hard at sticking to a healthy diet and exercise plan. Our wedding dress workouts will help you focus on and...  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

Printable 20-Minute Resistance Band Workout

This is the printable version of our 20-Minute Resistance Band Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version. Chest Pull with Band ...  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

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will al

Loving the benefit of having it but be AWARE don't lose your charger cord!!!! otherwise they will all pass you in the challenge and you'll go insane like me, one day I will be an organized good person lol...  Read more

Benefits of pure cold-pressed coconut oil
Updated 11/18/2015 1:39:41 PM

The brown, hairy fruit of the coconut palm tree, coconut has a hard shell covering the white nutmeat inside, which is very rich in fat. Some coconut oil products are labeled "cold pressed." During cold pressing, the oil from the coconut meat is mecha...  Read more

My Fitbit band smells kinda funky...I've tried cle
Updated 11/17/2015 11:20:40 AM

My Fitbit band smells kinda funky...I've tried cleaning it w a mild cleanser and air drying it, but the band still smells. Any suggestions on how I can reduce the smell?...  Read more

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core wor

I get the same benefit - if I skimp on my core work for more than a few days, I start to feel the pain creep back up to levels that need painkillers. Congrats and keep up the good work!...  Read more

leslie sassone walk away the lbs.

I add some dumbbell action to my workout even when I use the resistance bands as seen....  Read more

Path of MOST Resistance

Everyone has those days when we just don't feel like lifting a finger, much less going to the gym or doing a full workout. I've found that on those days, a 10 minute session with my resistance band keeps my metabolism churning and calories burning!...  Read more

Circle of Friends on A Journey

If you are on a weight loss journey you have come to the right spot! Let's band together and shed those pounds....  Read more

8 Upper Body Resistance Band Workouts

Last week's fitness round-up blog featured eight lower body resistance band exercises. As mentioned earlier, resistance bands are a great investment to add to your fitness arsenal. Not only are they inexpensive, but they are quite convenient to tuck...  Read more

8 Lower Body Resistance Band Exercises

Now that summer vacations are in full swing, many of us will be heading off to destinations that may not allow us access to equipment to help us maintain our strength training routines. Finding ways to integrate cardio activities into our time away...  Read more