Regina (ELMOCHIC94) lost 50 pounds with the help of SparkTeens. She has been a member for about a year and a half and has been able to maintain her 50-pound loss for more than eight months now. At 16 years old, Regina has been very successful and con... Read more
You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD.
While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w... 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
Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
Most of us follow a set schedule during the weekdays. If you're like me, you know exactly what time you'll get up, go to the gym, shower, go to work, eat your meals, and hit the sack. But on the weekends? That schedule usually goes from naile... Read more
I was having trouble with mapping a route on the fitness map and being advised that there was a problem of not being able to delete a marker. I was using Firefox and was asked if I had tried another browser. I tried IE and that worked until this morn... Read more
So I go to fitness kickboxing 2X a week and would like to track it on my SP fitness tracker but it says that it's like 750+ calories burned/hour. Can that be right? I would assume the class will be different depending on the gym/centre y... Read more
Hello all! I am 23 years old and started out at 195lbs in June of this year. I lost 17pounds but over the last two weeks my motivation has dropped to none. Now I gained back 5 pounds and was hoping for someone willing to share motivation and keep eac... Read more
I recently increased the number of days that I work out and have added strength training to my fitness schedule. I have looked everywhere it seems, and I can't find where I can change days/minutes/cardio or strength planned on my fitness tracker. Whe... Read more
I'm having to take a day at a time...moving towards "intentional" fitness and movement. It's been 2 months since I was at the gym for ST. Time to work back into it again!
Today, for the AM, I headed out the door for a 2mi walk.... Read more
My favorite workout of all time is ZUMBA! I have so much fun doing it I forget that I am working out. I find myself wanting to do more after my workout is over. I Zumba in the privacy of my own home with Zumba Fitness for the Wii. It is also avail... Read more
Zumba is super popular these days, so we knew it was just a matter of time before you could join in the fun and fitness at home. Now you can! To kick off our annual dailySpark Holiday Giveaway, the folks at Majesco Entertainment are giving away three... Read more
Contest closed! The winner is: NEWLIS2010!!!
I'll be honest: I saw an ad for the new Zumba Exhilarate workout set on SparkPeople.com, and it caught my attention. I know how much our members love Zumba classes and DVDs, and every person I kno... Read more
Just tried my new "Wii Zumba Fitness Core Party Your ABS OFF" today and really loved it! It really gets you and your heart moving. Well worth the cost of it! Even if I didn't have the free B-Day gift card to pay for it, I would have wanted to pay... Read more
Today the Active 2 had lots of cardio from running, foot fires, skipping and mountain biking. I can't believe I can actually run with proper form and without huffing and puffing. It actually feels good to run and I always beat my virtual trainer. I a... Read more
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