If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints.
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There are two kinds of people in this world: those who lounge poolside sipping margaritas, and those who jog from the volleyball court to cannonball into the water. Here at SparkPeople, we encourage you to be in the latter group. With sunshine and bl... Read more
It’s the time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions are getting more difficult to keep, and the winter weather isn’t making it any easier. You probably had a lot of enthusiasm for the first few weeks—you joined the gym, ex... Read more
With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th... Read more
If your knees are giving you problems, and you feel like the Tin Man from "The Wizard of Oz" when getting out of bed, you’re not alone. Nearly 50 million Americans feel the same way.
Knees are the most commonly injured joints in... Read more
I thought about the camelbak (I use that on bike rides) but I don't think there's room in the suit. It's a giant cat that often gets mistaken for other animals like a squirrel or a bear...odd! It was fun though!... Read more
I want to start biking to work, and am looking for a few tips....
I have a VERY easy commute - I work less than 10km from home, so really it's ridiculous that I drive.
......My challenge is that I have to drop my daughter off at daycare. Righ... Read more
These days, high intensity interval training is hot. More and more exercise researchers are discovering that steady state cardio still does a body good—but pushing your body during shorter bursts of high intensity effort can achieve similar&mda... Read more
I recently discovered The First 20 Minutes, a new book by New York Times columnist Gretchen Reynolds. The book offers some simple advice that almost everyone can use to get fit. One of the most interesting tips the author suggests is directed t... Read more
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