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Toning Up Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Toning Up.

Declare Your Independence from the Gym

It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari...  Read more

Build Yourself a Better Butt

Current economic conditions mean that money is tight; however, can the same be said for your rear end? Don’t let your sagging stock portfolio be an excuse for skipping workouts this year, especially those targeting your bum. Learn how to tighte...  Read more

The Top 6 Fitness Myths and Truths

Would your friends lie to you? They just might be... This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals....  Read more

Sneak It In and Tone It Up

If you think that you're too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don't even have to be at the gym...  Read more

You Can Progress to a Pull Up

Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up! Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u...  Read more

Support groups tops. Oa. Or meets ups with people

Support groups tops. Oa. Or meets ups with people who want to lose weight and walk etc. And.....join us!! 😎...  Read more

I was able to do 55 squats,push-ups,donkey kicks(e
Updated 11/18/2015 11:16:09 AM

I was able to do 55 squats,push-ups,donkey kicks(each leg) crunches and scissors kicks in 15 mins today why 55 I'm not sure.Than did a 30 min body weight workout. Making up for just walking last two days!!...  Read more

I'm 51 and can't get down and do 20 push ups but I
Updated 11/15/2015 2:28:03 PM

I'm 51 and can't get down and do 20 push ups but I did do 20 wall push ups. Can someone tell me how I can find out if I burned any calories?...  Read more

There's a good article about "push-ups" featured t
Updated 11/15/2015 11:26:12 AM

There's a good article about "push-ups" featured today! After reading it, I decided to include it as a "mini goal" for myself in about 4 months. I need the time to be realistic about this! (-;...  Read more


Straight up military style calisthenics and drills will help you shed pounds and tone up without a gym or ANY equipment whatsoever aside from shoes. I'm talking Jumping Jacks, Sit-Ups, Push-Ups, High Knees, Mountain Climbers, Steam Engines, Up Downs,...  Read more

Get a great workout

Do calisthenics during the commercial breaks when you are watching TV. The idea is to exercise intensely for the length of the break, as one would do in interval training....  Read more

Gettin Married

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

'Toning' Shoes for Girls: What Do You Think?

I'll admit that I'm very conservative when it comes to what my daughter wears. You'll probably never see her wearing short shorts with writing on the backside (at least as long as I am buying her clothes). I'm not a fan of clothes tha...  Read more

12 Equipment-Free Exercises for Holiday Travelers

Now that the holiday season has arrived, many of us will be traveling to our destinations, whether to Grandma's house or a family vacation. This may require you to spend hours sitting for an extended period of time whether on a plane or in a car b...  Read more

Zumba Toning with Toning Sticks

Today was my second day doing Zumba Toning. The difference with today and my first time, I used the toning sticks. The sticks which are like maracas help in the coordination and sculpting of muscles while having fun doing Zumba 243 The toning sticks...  Read more

Body toning classes - twice this week

I have gone to 3 group exercise classes this week. I miss the group feeling that I got with pole classes. The ladeis in class are awesome and I am sore!! I love to be sore!!! I signed up for the 2 month package. Unlimited classes for $45....  Read more