All Entries For strength training

8 Resistance Training Exercises

Be good to your ticker and your body with these easy sweat-free moves.
Posted 8/5/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 7 comments   17,420 views
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Is Being Really Lean Really Worth It?

Is being super lean really all it's cracked up to be? Here's a trainer's take on whether it's worth the work to aim for a ''perfect'' physique.
Posted 8/1/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 128 comments   147,311 views
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Your Excuse-Proof Workout Plan

Don't let a busy schedule keep you from reaching your goals. Stay on track all season long with this simple fitness plan!
Posted 6/3/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 45 comments   193,961 views
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The Towel Workout Makes Toning Easy!

You don't need fancy equipment or a pricey gym membership to target your muscles. You can get a great workout at home, in a hotel--or anywhere with a towel. Here's how.
Posted 5/31/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 48 comments   131,258 views
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6 Kettlebell Workout Routines

Kettlebell classes are all the rage in gyms across the country, not only for their great aerobic workout, but for the strength, flexibility and balance they offer as well.
Posted 5/27/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 97 comments   453,236 views
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The Top 5 Exercises You're Doing Wrong

You could be doing these common exercises incorrectly without even realizing it! Fix your form to boost your results and stay injury-free.
Posted 5/13/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 44 comments   211,392 views
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8 Amazing Exercises for the TRX

Take your fitness level up a notch with these fun and challenging exercises for the TRX suspension trainer.
Posted 5/10/2013  6:00:00 PM By: Nancy Howard : 45 comments   281,876 views
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10 Body-Weight Training Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

With the holiday season in full swing, getting to the gym may not be an option for many of us, but that does not mean resistance training has to be put on hold.
Posted 4/26/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nancy Howard : 49 comments   415,609 views
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You Asked: 'How Do I Find My One Rep Max?'

Ever wonder how much weight you should be lifting? Here's a simple shortcut to help you find your strength-training sweet spot!
Posted 3/12/2013  12:00:00 AM By: Melinda Hershey : 5 comments   16,746 views
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10 Exercises That Target the Triceps

Get ready for tank top season with these creative triceps exercises!
Posted 3/4/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 55 comments   602,451 views
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5 Full-Body Exercises That Save You Time

Stop wasting time at the gym and start getting results! These multitasking moves use more muscles and burn more calories in a fraction of the time.
Posted 1/23/2013  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 30 comments   85,646 views
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How Important is Strength Training for Kids?

There is growing evidence that strength training is very beneficial for children and could be an important part of their exercise routine.
Posted 12/7/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 39 comments   32,284 views
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The SparkPeople Commercial Break Workout

You've probably heard the tip to fit in a workout during commercial breaks, but what should you do? Work out while you watch TV with this handy (and tough!) printout.
Posted 9/20/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 54 comments   142,415 views
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5 Must-Do Exercises for Moms

Since I don't have lots of free time, I've had to create my own programs that are time-efficient but still challenging. Here are 5 of my favorite exercises.
Posted 8/7/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 13 comments   21,694 views
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5 Reasons I've Never Tried CrossFit

Curious about the CrossFit workout trend? Coach Nicole shares her thoughts on this popular form of exercise.
Posted 7/13/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 126 comments   130,537 views
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