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
Hopping back on the fitness wagon today. Could use some encouragement and ideas for working thru chronic pain while exercising..my treatment for the pain used to be food and bed. I've really been working on the food but need help with the other.... Read more
Try finding a fitness class at your school or in the community. If you have access to a rec center (student or community) or a local YMCA/YWCA, they usually offer classes; make some new friends there. Meet your friends on the weekend for a 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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