Most experts recommend that you engage in up to 90 minutes of physical activity most days of the week, emphasizing that you gradually work your way up to that duration. However, a recent study conducted at Boston Sports Clubs found that participants... Read more
Have you ever started a workout routine, thinking you’re doing everything right, only to find out there were some important things you missed? Here are some common workout mistakes that most of us have made from time to time, and what you can d... Read more
Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee... Read more
Are you having trouble squeezing exercise into your busy days? Do you need a workout plan that is simple to follow, yet effective? Are you thinking about making fitness a habit, perhaps part of your daily life? Whether you need help starting a consis... Read more
Aside from biking 3 miles a day, as far as weight lifting goes I only have dumb bells. I was wondering if anyone out there could help me find a program that only uses dumb bells that works the while body? I am working on both trying to trim fat and b... Read more
My Fitness Minutes on sidebar does not reflect the same figures that my Fitness tracker has and am wondering why?? My Fitness Minutes (sidebar) is short 53 minutes from what my fitness tracker has as my Weekly Totals. So that means all my numbers a... Read more
Recently I reset my goals.
Now, when I fill in my fitness tracker, it says my weekly goal is to burn 360 calories and do 180 minutes of exercise. I don't know where this goal came from; it is not correct.
How and were can I adjust the goal... Read more
My daughter and I decided to help motivate each other except she has the fitbit and I have the spark tracker. When the new month started it because obvious something wasn't right.
She only had 5182 steps on Sunday and 10078 on Monday. I had 10800 s... Read more
I am very confused. I do not know why I can not get more than 120 minutes a day added. If there is a way, someone please tell me how? I work out around 150 hours a day and want credit!!!!!... Read more
Editor's Note (Nicole Nichols): So many workout DVDs land on my desk, but since I only have so many hours in the day to work (and work out), I've started enlisting the help of my fellow SparkPeople employees to test them. I asked Teri, a new... Read more
At SparkPeople, we love 10-minute workouts and often rave about the 10-minute workout DVDs by 10 Minute Solution. But 10-minute workouts plus the fun of the Wii? I'm all ears. The DVD brand 10 Minute Solution recently release their first Wii game (co... Read more
I switched things up at the gym this morning. I normally do the treadmilll and/or recumbant bike on cardio days but this morning I did the 30 minute workout circut at Planet Fitness and it kicked my butt! I think I will be doing that on cardio days i... Read more
Last night while reading in bed I found an article about this scientific 7-minute workout (well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/05/09/the-sci entific-7-minute-workout/). While the workout is based on high-intensity interval training, which most Spar... Read more
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