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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Great strength workout....challenging latter 3/4th ....40 minute circuit... Read more
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