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Strained Pectoral Muscle Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Strained Pectoral Muscle.

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Burn 20% More Calories with This Walking Technique

Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b...  Read more

9 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre...  Read more

5 Exercises You Should Never Do

Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all it's exercise—and that has to count for something, doesn't it? The truth is that some common exercises aren't safe at all (especially for people who...  Read more

When to Call a Doctor for the Flu

You're miserable: achy, feverish, and exhausted. Your head is pounding, and you're nauseated. All the tell-tale signs are there; it's the flu. Before you stock up on ginger ale and jump into bed for the week, you might consider phoning a...  Read more

How to Crush a Workout Cramp

You're killing your workout, feeling strong and confident. Maybe you're three miles into a brisk walk, a few meters into your swim routine or in the home stretch of a 5K run. Your heart and lungs are cooperating, your form is on point and you...  Read more

...might gain a lb of muscle over that amount of t
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...might gain a lb of muscle over that amount of time. If you are carefully measuring every bite of food and are truly starting within your calorie range, you are probably experiencing fluctuations in water weight....  Read more

Muscle does not weigh more than fat. Muscle is mo
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Muscle does not weigh more than fat. Muscle is more dense than fat. People actively restricting calories to lose weight typically lose muscle mass, not gain it. At best, without restricting calories and with a well-designed program......  Read more

Wanted to know if anyone else get muscle cramps wh
Updated 5/5/2016 11:38:05 AM

Wanted to know if anyone else get muscle cramps when you start exercising ? I'm really getting frustrated . I think I'm lacking something in my diet. Every time I start exercising my arm gets a cramp and it takes a min.to get it out it's uncomfortabl...  Read more

I am on a 1500 calorie a day plan. I need to o lose fat before building muscle. What are the recomme
Updated 5/4/2016 9:27:04 PM

I am on a 1500 calorie a day plan. I need to o lose fat before building muscle. What are the recommended carb and protein levels for optimal results? Thanks!...  Read more

I gained 4 pounds :( hour can you tell if it's muscle or fat? Without buying an expensive scale
Updated 5/4/2016 5:16:07 PM

I gained 4 pounds :( hour can you tell if it's muscle or fat? Without buying an expensive scale...  Read more

When you lift or pick something up, tighten your abdominal muscles

Tightening/pulling in/tensing your abdominal/stomach muscles will help support your lower back when you are picking up an object. This will help protect your lower back and help prevent a back strain. You still need to properly lift items using you...  Read more

When Injured, Do the Right Thing

Because exercise is such an important part of losing weight & converting to a different lifestyle, don't put yourself in jeopardy by "minimizing" the affect of an injury. Whether it's a strained muscle, shin splints or something more, take the time...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

For Men Only: Are You a Mirror-Muscle Guy, or the Real Deal?

If you spend much time in the gym, you’re probably familiar with the “mirror muscle” crowd. They’re the guys who spend most of their time doing exercises that work the upper body muscles you can see while looking in the mirror...  Read more

Say ''So Long'' to Sit-Ups

From grade school gym class to military boot camp, the sit-up has long been a benchmark of endurance. But for those who don't embrace the old elbow-to-knee move, there is some good news: The traditional sit-up may be on its way out. A recent...  Read more