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Alternating Isometrics Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Alternating Isometrics.

Isometrics Build Strength Anytime, Anywhere

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

Isometric Biceps Hold with Towel on sparkpeople?
Updated 3/20/2014 3:33:26 PM

Hi, I just started looking for the exercise demos on sparkpeople.com and came across this one for beginner, but don't quite understand how it works by just reading the instructions... www.sparkpeople.com/resource/exercises.asp
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Looking for advice - alternating workouts
Updated 9/16/2013 5:48:01 PM

Hello everyone! I was hoping to get some advice. I am going to finally get off my lazy bum and start working out. I have a kettlebell dvd set that I really want to get in to, but I don't necessarily want to do it 3 days a week. At the moment, I...  Read more

Alternate days

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

Mix It Up

I am kind of on a "rotation" program - meaning I alternate lower carb/calorie days with mid and higher so that my metabolism doesn't stall out. I am taking the same approach to exercise - 1 1/2 min at a slower pace, 1 1/2 min. at an aerobic pace, al...  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

8 Exercises for Better Balance

I was first introduced to balance exercises by my running coach when I developed a minor ankle injury a few years ago. However, before I even began using the balance board my coach had me do series of progressive balance exercises initially using on...  Read more