Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is... Read more
There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or... Read more
A treadmill can seem scary to the beginner. They're big and bulky, make a lot of noise and have tons of buttons and moving parts. But I'm about to let you in on a secret: They're really not that scary. In fact, with just a few hints, the... Read more
Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one.... Read more
You want to change your life and improve your health. So you joined SparkTeens, which is a great step, and started a healthy nutrition and fitness plan. Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, eat more vegetables, or get in shape, you'll... Read more
Hey, I'm Carrie. I've been going to a Pure Barre studio pretty religiously since February when I started getting serious about losing weight and getting healthy. I am addicted to it and the results I've had. I know many people do at home Barre workou... Read more
Ok, I am quite new to this site, so if this has already been discussed I do apologize.
I love cardio. I absolutely love it. I used to take dance classes two hours every day when I was in high school, and it did wonders for me. Now that I've bee... Read more
I have been procrastinating starting an exercise program, finding every excuse I could. Today, I joined a gym and promptly had my first workout session. The first one in several years! I am so proud (and so tired)!
Just had to share.... Read more
Can anyone recommend a workout video other than the Hip Hop one's that have good upbeat music to workout to. I'm basically looking for a medium to low aerobic workout video that doesn't play the same monotone beat in the background. Upbeat music ke... Read more
Since I primarily use workout DVD's as my source for working out, I change my workouts up regularly so my body doesn't build tolerance to just one or two workouts and plateau. Variety keeps me still interested and I don't get bored easily... Read more
Since I primarily use workout DVD's as my source for working out, I change my workouts up regularly so my body doesn't build tolerance to just one or two workouts and plateau. Variety keeps me still interested and I don't get bored easily.... Read more
Medicine Balls provide a great alternative to the standard free weights and resistance bands many of us own and use for strength training at home. Not only do medicine balls provide us with a larger range of motion compared to other workout equipm... Read more
Who says you need an expensive gym membership and the fanciest equipment to get in shape? Not us, that's for sure!
That's why we're giving away THREE SparkPeople Fitness Starter Kits! Coach Nicole helped created this versatile, affordable product... Read more
Day one back with SP went really well. I didn't over eat and didn't feel hungry! 244
I lead a really hectic life and wasn't able to make it to the gym yesterday for a full workout so I opted to do a little workout at home. I have a few key pie... Read more
I had said a week or so ago that we were thinking about getting a treadmill and was looking at the various consumer reviews. None of the treadmills we were looking at got raving reviews. So I decided to get on this runner's forum and look to see wh... Read more
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