If you’ve never tried a stationary bike, you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stationary bike is a low-impact option that's easy on your joints.
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Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? Now you can! Below, your favorite SparkPeople experts share the secrets of their healthy lifestyles. Just like you, they have to deal with... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
It’s the time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions are getting more difficult to keep, and the winter weather isn’t making it any easier. You probably had a lot of enthusiasm for the first few weeks—you joined the gym, ex... Read more
Managed a 13 mile bike ride and 40 minute walk yesterday (walked to the beach in the evening to look at Jupiter and Venus - BTW - look at the moon at sunset, the two bright spots just below it are Jupiter (smaller) and Venus - petty cool alignment.)... Read more
Hello everyone!!! I have done 3 months of Bootcamp with a personal trainer and lost 30 lbs. I want to workout at home from this point foward. I was given the Tony Horton's 10 minute trainer and a few other DVDs. Is there anyone who has gotten res... Read more
If you've never worked out with a trainer, I highly recommend it. She was able to (kindly) correct my work out form so now all my motions are more effective. Also, she was hilarious and made it fun.... Read more
These days, high intensity interval training is hot. More and more exercise researchers are discovering that steady state cardio still does a body good—but pushing your body during shorter bursts of high intensity effort can achieve similar&mda... Read more
Who says that playgrounds should be just for kids? London's Hyde Park area is set to open a new outdoor playground specifically geared toward older adults. The equipment will be designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength through low impa... Read more
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