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Strength Endurance Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Strength Endurance.

Reap the Benefits of Gardening

Bend, twist, reach, and pull. While this may sound like an intensive aerobics class, these are actually movements you do while working in the garden. Researchers estimate that gardening burns an average of 300 calories per hour, while heavy yard...  Read more

Gender and Weight Loss: How Your Sex Affects Your Success

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

What's Really Making Your Back Hurt?

Back pain is one of the most common complaints doctors hear from their patients. In fact, studies show that more than 80% of Americans will suffer from at least one episode of back pain during their lifetime. Back pain can range from mildly annoying...  Read more

4 Fitness Tests You Can Do at Home

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

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

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

Warm up before strength training
Updated 4/12/2014 6:59:28 AM

How long? And, what to do? Thanks....  Read more

Out of curiousity: Spark Strength Tracker
Updated 4/8/2014 11:33:27 AM

First I realize all calorie burn numbers are just estimates. I am curious what the Spark exercise trackers strength calorie burns are based on... Today, I did a strength workout and entered most of the exercises with the sets, reps, weight, etc....  Read more

Can't track strength training
Updated 4/1/2014 10:52:40 PM

I am unable to access from my fitness tracking page any of the library of strength training exercises. I can't set up a specific day to be Core or Lower, etc., nor can I log my work unless I know the actual exercise. Often, I don't know until I look...  Read more

Tracking strength training
Updated 4/2/2014 6:44:30 AM

A couple of years ago when I was previously on SparkPeople, it was easy to create a strength training program at any time. Today, after a walk, I decided I needed to do some pirformis and knee strength work and wanted to create a lower body workout c...  Read more

Guideline for Frequency of Doing Strength Exercise
Updated 4/1/2014 3:48:02 PM

I have always heard that you shouldn't exercise the same muscle group (ie, lower body, upper body) two days in a row. I was wondering if that also applies to doing some of these shorter target strength exercises (ie, 9 minute arm and shoulder workout...  Read more

It's about the food.

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

Pilates, Core and Strength training

Can see Big difference in toning, strength and endurance....  Read more

Recovering Alcoholics

Recovering Alcoholics have unique obstacles to face - We share experience, strength & hope by "practicing these principles in all our affairs"....  Read more

8 Strength Training Exercises for Cyclists

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, partici...  Read more

Another Reason to Try Pilates: Sculpted Arms

I love Pilates. Having practiced the method for more than five years, I can't imagine my workout routine without it. My once-persistent back pain is virtually nonexistent these days, an improvement that I attribute to the core strength I've g...  Read more

It's Amazing How You Loose So Much So Fast.....(stamina, strength, endurance, that is)

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

BeFiT GO | Max Strength- Full Body Strength Endurance Workout 1

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e=em-subs_digest BeFiT GO | Max Strength- Full Body Strength Endurance Workout 1 Great strength workout....challenging latter 3/4th ....40 minute circuit...  Read more