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Alternating Isometrics Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Alternating Isometrics.

The Perks and Pitfalls of Isometrics

Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

Exercising with Arthritis: Getting Started

If you live with the daily pain and discomfort of arthritis, you're not the only one. In the United States, an estimated 46 million adults (about 1 in 5) have been diagnosed with arthritis. Hopefully your doctor has given you suggestions about ho...  Read more

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Reference Guide to Strength Training

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and...  Read more

Well I decided to try alternating walking 3+ miles
Updated 5/9/2016 6:10:46 PM

Well I decided to try alternating walking 3+ miles and using the elliptical and weight training. 6 days a week and I am careful about using calorie tracker. Today I added Garcinia Cambogia to my vitamins and supplements. Am I doing everything right??...  Read more

Alternate plans
Updated 3/23/2016 11:46:50 AM

Just found the option "Show Meal Plan". I like it! Are there any vegan/vegetarian alternate plans that I could select or do I have to substitute for each dairy/meat entry one at a time? Also, if using meal plans, is there a way to see them in advance...  Read more

Isometric exercises can be done anywhere: chair, f

Isometric exercises can be done anywhere: chair, floor, bed, standing. They can be done in short sessions, throughout the day, and might help you feel less discouraged when you're sick :)...  Read more

Once I discovered alternate day dieting, I stand a

Once I discovered alternate day dieting, I stand amazed and happy. Also there are lists of 'negative calorie' foods that you can eat as much as you want. Just look them up....  Read more

Think about alternate day diets, do a 500 calorie

Think about alternate day diets, do a 500 calorie day and then a 2000 calorie day. It works great for so many reasons. Also after a time 2 to 3 weeks of this ir activates an ancient gene that helps control weight and general health. Once I discove...  Read more

Ball Chair

I have an exercise ball chair at my office, it is good for my core but it is great for fidgeting....  Read more

Alternate days

Alternating days of high carb/low carb will keep your body guessing!...  Read more

Alternative Spiritualities & Philosophies

Buddhists, Taoists, Hindus, Tantrikas, Brights -- if you are on an "alternate" path from the "mainstream," Namaste! ...  Read more

10 Terrific Towel Exercises

When we think of strength training activities, many of us think of free weights, weight machines, resistance bands, even medicines balls, but how many of us think of using a simple household item like a bath towel or dish towel to help us build musc...  Read more

6 Must-Try Isometric Moves

Strength training is an important part of any good exercise regimen. Not only do you build muscle (which burns fat), but strength training also helps to speed up the metabolism, allowing you to burn more calories for longer periods of time. Looking f...  Read more