Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind.
People of all age... Read more
Attention, all classroom moms, 4-H dads, Scouting parents, and Halloween planners! Are you in desperate need of some tasty, ghoulish snack ideas for your child’s Halloween party? Then check out the recipes below. To keep tho... Read more
What fun is being laid up with a stiff or bad back? What good is a perfect body if you are feeling less than perfect?
As far as your back is concerned, more fun comes from more functional fitness. The simplest, easiest, most basic moves are usua... Read more
When you hear the term "arthritis," you probably imagine painful and stiff joints. While that is pretty accurate (arthritis literally means "joint inflammation"), there are actually over 100 different types of arthritis, which is... Read more
Does this sound familiar? "My joints are achy, I feel stiff all the time, and it’s hard to get out of bed in the morning." If there were ever a good excuse not to exercise – if there were ever a defensible time to throw in the t... Read more
The last couple of days I have been feeling really stiff all over. I have arthritis, And I can feel it in my feet. It makes the bottom of them hurt so bad that it's hard to walk. I already walk with a walker. My toes hurt to move them. One of my shou... Read more
I started walking recently. I'm not new to exercise, though I don't get much. I've been meeting with a personal trainer once a week for a year, and have been jogging on and off. I'm by no means athletic, I still weigh 230 and a mile still takes about... Read more
Impressive video. I think it moved a bit slow, especially the first 10 minutes or so, but I definitely learned something. My coach has already identified my weak lower back arch, this video just reinforces it.... Read more
It seems like when I read elsewhere, deadlifts are one of the most commonly recommended exercises. Here, they are not even listed in the tracker. I know sparkpeople isn't really into strength training, but this still surprising.
Have you fou... Read more
Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou... Read more
Chalene Johnson is no stranger to fitness. She taught her first aerobics class at 18 and eventually created the wildly popular Turbo Jam®, Turbo Kick®, PiYo™, Turbo Jam®, Hip Hop Hustle™ and ChaLEAN Extreme® workouts.
She and Turbo Jam are sponsori... Read more
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