We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
I’m the first to admit that stretching is not high on my priority list. When I’m crunched for time, the last thing I want to do is spend an extra 5-10 minutes stretching after a workout. Consequently, my body has paid the pric... Read more
I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis... Read more
Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is... Read more
Hi there. This is my second go at Spark, and I'm hopeful to be successful again. The first time was about six years ago - I had been fit, but had a back injury which made it difficult to do anything, even being motivated to do anything was a challeng... Read more
Losing weight with TV? Yes, it really works. I have an exercise bike which i use during TV...i hardly notice i'm biking and i lose weight! Yes i realize many people don't have equipment like that, but you can walk fast in place, stretch, and many oth... Read more
I like to store up a variety of exercise options for inside my house. I call this, "the no excuse zone". I don't have equipment due to space, but I have a Wii Board under the couch, a balance ball that doubles as a chair, and some stretch bands. A... Read more
Are you feeling tense? Do you suffer from back pain or stiffness? Whether you're an experienced yogi or a fitness newbie, whether you can touch your toes or are very inflexible, this 5-minute yoga-inspired stretching routine can help you unwind a... Read more
Full body resistance band workouts are great for when you are short on time and going to the gym is not an option. They provide an excellent alternative for a full range of exercises when you do not have access to free weights or other exercise equi... Read more
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