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Sprinting Metabolism Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Sprinting Metabolism.

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

Plateau Busters - Part 3

We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying you...  Read more

Use Aerobic Exercise as a Building Block

If exercisers picked a mascot, what do you think it would be? A jump rope? A punching bag? A man with a giant baseball as a head? If I had to guess, it would be an athletic shoe. A good pair of shoes can be an inspiration and reminder to get moving,...  Read more

Kick Your Metabolism Into High Gear!

If you’re reading this, chances are pretty good that you don’t have a metabolism that lets you eat as much as you want without ever gaining an ounce. Maybe (like me) you’re even at the other extreme, where it seems like all you have...  Read more

Tabata Training 101

Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular. ...  Read more

exercise more, eat less or increase my metabolism?
Updated 2/21/2014 3:43:37 PM

When I spend my days doing sedentary housework, such as laundry or being in the kitchen food prepping, cooking, cleaning up and doing dishes, I don't burn a lot of calories. I'm lucky to burn 1200-1300 calories. On those days, if I don't starve mysel...  Read more

metabolism boosting
Updated 2/15/2014 12:01:17 PM

What is your favorite dietary helpers? I like green tea, yerba mate tea, and ice cold water. Also heard that decaffeinated oolong tea works but have not tried it....  Read more

Metabolism, any foods really boost it?
Updated 1/29/2014 4:37:38 PM

My metabolism is shot and I was wondering if anyone found any specific food that REALLY did help boost theirs and they were finally able to lose weight. Can a Dr. really check for metabolism or is it just your thyroid they're checking? I w...  Read more

Question -- do spicy foods speed up the metabolism
Updated 1/25/2014 12:41:21 PM

I have heard that spicy foods can speed up the metabolism. Is this really true? I have a pallette that is not thrilled with hot foods, but if it speeds up the metabolism, perhaps it is something worth looking into....  Read more

Older with no metabolism
Updated 1/21/2014 7:33:15 PM

I have tried everything. Would like some friendly competition to motivate me and help you. Desk bound all day, not much energy most other times. Really need to get into the physical fitness aspect slowly. Seems the less I eat, the more I gain, bo...  Read more

Quick weight Loss

I do quick sprints during my work out to burn more calories198...  Read more

Interval Training While Walking

I like to walk both outdoors and on my treadmill. I've been reading about how interval training is a great way to boost metabolism and burn more calories. Basically, you alternate between brisk walking and fast walking/sprinting....  Read more

Calorie Cyclers

Calorie cycling is a theory and method that helps to lose, maintain, or gain weight by eating a different amount of calories each day. The theory is that it keeps your metabolism guessing....  Read more

Which Is More Important: Cardio or Strength Training?

This is a loaded question! If you ask 10 different trainers, you'd get 10 different answers. One trainer's answer is likely to be based on what they've seen help clients get the best results or their own personal preference for one type o...  Read more

9 Simple Ways to Trim Your Waist

1. Cut just 100 calories a day.That's all you need to ditch to beat belly bulge, says Mehmet Oz, MD, author of YOU on a Diet: The Owner's Manual for Waist Management. Dropping this amount from your daily intake -- we're talking one cooki...  Read more