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What Is Lactic Acid Resources

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Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

Strength Training Guidelines for Children & Teens

More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer...  Read more

Glossary of Fitness Terms

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Homemade Beauty Recipes for Fall

There’s a reason pumpkins are so popular. Not only do they inspire creative carved sculptures, decadent desserts, and soothing stews, but they can also be blended into your beauty routine for healthier skin. Pumpkin is high in many nutrients th...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

saying that I am not eating calories.
Updated 4/12/2014 3:12:56 PM

I am going back eating 1250 calories. I am eat and exercise like I was. Because I gain weight back after I when by the calories that sparkpeople.com said to eat. I doing this to lose weight not to gain weight ...  Read more

Hey ya'll! I am so ready to make a change!!
Updated 4/13/2014 10:20:12 PM

I am 53 years old and having my 35th high school reunion in August. I live in Texas so it will be really hot by then I want to attend and feel good about myself not fat, hot and depressed. I need to lose about 65 pounds to be ideal but I will be sati...  Read more

I Am Not A Bloody Disease
Updated 4/11/2014 8:42:07 PM

I'm getting really fed up with all of this fat bias. I KNOW that being overweight is correlated with a bunch different diseases. I KNOW that I should lose weight to help with my aches and pains. I KNOW ALL OF THESE THINGS. It's impossible for me NOT...  Read more

I am getting started
Updated 4/9/2014 10:02:50 PM

Hello to my new family of supporters. I have just started with sparks people and I am excited. I have really gotten pumped up. I am in my second day. I have hit all my goals. I think the site is amazing. I have decided that I want to be healthy so I...  Read more

Someone asked me today if I am pregnant and Im not
Updated 4/10/2014 8:51:12 PM

I am SOOO not pregnant, but someone asked me if I was today. I have been working so hard to get healthy; it is so discouraging to be asked this. I have been eating well, working out hard 4 days a week, I have lost 16lbs since I started this, but st...  Read more

Today's Pain Patch article

Today's article on the front page is about pain patches for relief of muscle pain. I have found a great method to relieve or stop sore muscles before it happens. It's called contrast therapy.You get in the shower, put the water on as cold as you can...  Read more

Lactic Acid after exercise? Drink V8 fusion right after.

I drink a V8 Fusion right after I workout. When I forget to bring it with me to the gym, I always have sore muscles from the lactic acid. When I drink the Fusion, no sore muscles....  Read more

3 Things I Am Thankful for Today

Take time each day and list 3 things you are thankful/grateful for....  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Work Out Today If I'm Still Sore from Yesterday's Workout?''

It's common for beginners to experience muscle soreness that lasts for a week or two, just as seasoned exercisers will be sore after a tough workout. Yes, you should keep working out even though you are sore, but there is more to it than that.&nb...  Read more

Keep That Youthful Glow during Menopause and Beyond

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness. One of the most visible changes you may notice during the menopausal perio...  Read more

Respect the lactic acid

For a few months now I've been walking over a mile day, skating 2-3 times a week, and swimming for an hour every other Thursday - all without any problems. Two sets of lunges on Sunday night and my legs are on fire for 3 days!...  Read more

Intervals Train your Muscles to Use Lactic Acid as Fuel

Gabe Mirkin, M.D. You exercise so intensely that your muscles burn and you gasp for breath. Then you slow down for a minute or two, catch your breath, and then go very fast again. This training technique has been used in all enduran...  Read more