The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis... Read more
Are you the type of person who hates to exercise? You're not alone! If your motivation (or creativity) is lacking, try some of these workout ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're simple, accessible and fun—you'll never dr... Read more
At what point do you quit losing water and start on the fat? I'm down 4 pounds in 2 weeks and was just curious. Also, if anyone wants to hold me accountable for anything.. Please friends me and do so, looking for buddies lol... Read more
Hi Coach I know we have talked about this before...
But it is still going on...And others have expressed the same problem.
Please let me know what I can do or if the techs can fix this problem...
Here's the link to the original thread...
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The tap water where we live tastes so gross sometimes. Thinking of buying a PUR water filter for our faucet or just buying bottled water. Do those filters work? Is it more cost effective? Anyone have any suggestions/advice?... Read more
Here's a question about something as simple as WATER at meal-time.
I have read lots of conflicting recommendations about water.
1) drink a glass before every meal, it will help you reach satiety earlier
This supposedly works because stret... Read more
Sparkers, Packers, Badgers, Brewers....what do they all have in common? They're FIGHTERS, working their hardest to WIN, as a TEAM! From WI or moving here, we work together as one. ON WISCONSIN!... Read more
Three summers ago, I ventured into the world of water aerobics. This was one class I was certain I could do well in and if not, no one would notice or so I thought. Never having had the grace or the agility to feel comfortable in a step aerobics clas... Read more
One of my favorite activities, aside from running, is water aerobics. Some gyms refer to these classes as Aqua-Exercises, Hydro-Workouts or Aquatic Exercises. If you have never taken a water aerobics class, I highly encourage you to do so. Not only w... Read more
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