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Toning Machine Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Toning Machine.

Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

The 13 Best Abs Exercises

We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a...  Read more

How to Use the Seated Calf Raise Machine

In this exercise, movement will come from the ankles. The Setup Sit on the seat of the calf raise machine. Place your thighs under the leg pad, just above your knees. Place the balls of your feet on the foot rest, allowing your ankles to hang...  Read more

How to Use the Overhead Press Machine

For shoulders and arms, few gym machines are more effective than the Overhead Press. It works the deltoid muscles, or the sides of your shoulders, which are good for lifting boxes from shelves or picking up a small child. If you’ve never used t...  Read more

The Bikini Workout

Summer is just around the corner, and while it’s synonymous with relaxation and fun, for most people, it’s another source of stress! Short shorts, arm-baring tops, and the dreaded beachwear come to mind for most. And if you’ve still...  Read more

5K and muscle tone fast
Updated 3/21/2014 7:44:04 PM

I am not a runner or very athletic in any way. I am hoping to work my way up to be able to run/jog a 5K by May 11th and to tone muscle for losing weight to get into shape. I want to be healthier and lose my breathe climbing up a hill. I want to lose...  Read more

33 yrs old.. just lost 65 lbs. and looking to tone
Updated 3/19/2014 3:18:22 AM

Hi everyone, I have lost 65 lbs. in the last 7 months and have some real work to do now. I have loose skin on my knees and stomach that I need to tone up. I also would like to drop 20 more lbs. by August. I guess I am just looking for some sup...  Read more

NO idea how to begin with weights & machines
Updated 3/11/2014 10:31:23 PM

I have a gym membership but all I really do there is run. I'd really like to start strength training (machines and free weights) but I have NO idea what I'm doing. I'm so confused by the rules, how many pounds to use and when, what to eat, how ofte...  Read more

Weight loss and being toned
Updated 3/4/2014 12:11:09 PM

Hello Friends, joined to for weight lose and being motivated to use weights to tone the muscles-ready to do so and serious about it, looking forward to see my goals....  Read more

Free weights or machines
Updated 2/18/2014 8:09:37 AM

When lifting weights, which do you prefer.... free weights or weight machines? If I do free weights, I don't lift as much weight than if I do the weight machines at the gym....  Read more

Office workout

I keep 3lb weights in my office so I can stretch, etc. when I feel myself getting sleepy at the computer....  Read more

working out

Start your day with exercising. So many things happen during the course of the day and next thing you know, you've gone a whole week without exercising....  Read more

Gettin Married

For Brides and Grooms that are looking to tone up or lose weight!...  Read more

2 Full Body Exercise Routines for Better Sleep

This past Monday kicked off National Sleep Awareness Week (March 7th-13th) bringing attention to the important role sleep plays, not only in our overall health, but our weight loss journey as well. Studies have shown that over the years the amount o...  Read more

Vibration Training: Latest Fad or The Real Deal?

Wouldn’t it be great if you could buy a machine for a few hundred dollars, plant it in front of your TV set, and stand on it for a couple hours per day while it did all the work necessary to burn calories, build muscle, and lose weight?If you like to...  Read more