No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great... Read more
Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won... Read more
As December comes to a close, people all over the globe are preparing for New Year's festivities and chatting with friends about their goals and dreams for the coming year. I have to admit that I have a love-hate relationship with New Year's... Read more
It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic.
Dean Ande... Read more
I have been working on designing my own exercise program. A trainer is not an option right now.
I know that cardio can be done every day and strength training should be 2-3 times per week with 1-2 days rest in between.
My question is abo... Read more
heading to the gym tomorrow to work on endurance. I can bear a quick burst of heavy weight, but get out of breath doing a simple low-count step up or rowing. Looking forward to increasing endurance!... Read more
Today I begin my path to health and strength. This is in honor of the strongest person I know, my sister. Today is her first chemo treatment. I am angry and sad she doesn't deserve this but I am going to give her as much strength as I can! Love you!... Read more
In the past, I thought I could exercise enough to make up for the bad habits I had let build up around my diet. But, if you do the math-that's just not going to happen.Losing weight has to be about eating less and eating better.Exercise is for stren... Read more
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
The thought of running hills can be very intimidating to both new runners and seasoned veterans. Hills challenge you physically much more than flat terrain running. When I started running a few years ago, I avoided hills whenever possible, which can... Read more
Last month I wrote a blog on strength training exercises for walkers. This week's blog will focus on strength training exercises geared toward cyclists.It was once believed that having endurance athletes, such as cyclists and runners, participate... Read more
OK, so today, I got up fairly early; it was before 7:00 am. So I got up and I had my 2 cups of hot water with lemon. So far, so good.
I had decided I was going to do the elliptical today. So I rode my bike up to the clubhouse exercise room, a... Read more
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