All Entries For strength training

4 Push-Up Modifications You Can Try Today

Push-ups engage almost every muscle in your body, but they aren't exactly easy to do! The good news is that there are modifications you can try while building up to a full one.
Posted 9/3/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   21,612 views
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DVD Review: BarreAmped Cardio Fat Burn

The BarreAmped Cardio Fat Burn DVD promises extreme results, through high intensity intervals and body changing barre exercises. Find out if it could deliver.
Posted 6/22/2015  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 5 comments   14,191 views
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5 Essential Moves for a Stronger Run

Run longer and stronger in no time with these 5 must-do strength moves!
Posted 5/12/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 4 comments   10,780 views
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A 15-Minute Lower-Body Workout for Bad Knees

This full-length, low-impact workout doesn’t include a single squat or lunge! It's designed to be gentle on the joints, but tough on your hips, thighs and glutes.
Posted 9/30/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 13 comments   191,130 views
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Sculpt Your Legs in 8 Minutes (at Home!)

Sculpt your legs from your living room with this quick and effective 8-minute routine!
Posted 8/31/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 8 comments   47,091 views
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The Best Inner Thigh Exercises Ever

Strengthen your inner thighs and burn major calories with this 10-minute power workout!
Posted 7/18/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 16 comments   880,213 views
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Target Your Entire Lower Body in 14 Minutes

Tone up your thighs, hips and butt fast with this quick and easy-to-follow barre routine!
Posted 6/16/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 9 comments   307,871 views
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The Top 5 Myths about Women and Strength Training

Could a false belief in these pervasive myths be preventing you from reaping the benefits of strength training? Here's the real truth about women and weight lifting.
Posted 4/29/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 13 comments   47,290 views
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Getting Started with Strength Training in 5 Easy Steps

Confused about how to start a strength training plan? Coach Nicole breaks it down into five simple steps so you can reach your goals!
Posted 4/8/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 7 comments   101,519 views
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Which Is More Important: Cardio or Strength Training?

Is strength training really superior to cardio when it comes to fitness and weight loss? Or is it the other way around? Here's what we really know about both forms of exercise...
Posted 4/2/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 8 comments   65,803 views
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You Asked: Does Pilates Count as Strength Training?

Pilates can be a great workout. But can it substitute for traditional strength training? Certified Pilates instructor and personal trainer, Coach Nicole, weighs in.
Posted 3/28/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 17 comments   71,145 views
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You Asked: How Many Calories Does Strength Training Burn?

Ever wonder how many calories you burn while lifting weights? We've got the answer!
Posted 3/13/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 15 comments   634,969 views
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Have a Ball with This Calorie-Torching Workout!

Looking to have a little more fun with your cardio workouts? Mix things up with this routine that uses a small ball to amp up the moves and torch more calories.
Posted 12/30/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 15 comments   35,447 views
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15-Minute Lower Body Blaster Workout (without Squats or Lunges)

Tone your entire lower body in just 15 minutes with this equipment-free workout. Bonus: It's squat-free and lunge-free to go easy on your knees!
Posted 12/6/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 22 comments   101,574 views
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A Seriously FUN Full-Body Workout for Fall

Feeling a little ho-hum about your workout routine lately? This fun set of exercises is sure to change that!
Posted 10/28/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 25 comments   47,269 views
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