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Body Balance Training Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Balance Training.

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Balance Training 101

What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a...  Read more

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof...  Read more

Learn the Fitness Class Lingo

When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late...  Read more

Exercising with a Stability Ball

A fitness trend is sweeping the nation that involves balancing oneself on an oversized ball while performing functional resistance movements. The ball is referred to as a "physio" or "Swiss" ball and has grabbed the attention of n...  Read more

All I have to say is...Kettlebell training...Woah!
Updated 6/20/2016 9:22:33 PM

All I have to say is...Kettlebell training...Woah! I've been trying inconsistently to lose weight since November. I've lost 2lbs. A little frustrated but I've been cheating on the weekends. I have little time to fit in exercise. Thoughts? #firstpost...  Read more

I always hope off my scale before it tells me body
Updated 6/20/2016 4:54:01 PM

I always hope off my scale before it tells me body fat %. Today i stayed on. 44%. So while I was at it I plugged my thigh and calf measurements in formula and was told i am obese and ideal weight for my body frame is 132-145. I am 179.8. Ugh so far!...  Read more

Got off track (again) and gained 6lbs but my body
Updated 6/20/2016 1:45:35 PM

Got off track (again) and gained 6lbs but my body fat stayed the same at least. Wish this wasn't so hard. Time to refocus!...  Read more

I figured out my balance is horrible when I'm wal
Updated 6/19/2016 2:23:10 PM

I figured out my balance is horrible when I'm walking whether on the treadmill or on the ground so I'm making an effort to walk on it with no hands to improve my balance. I'm clumsy...  Read more

Being kind to myself and listening to my body it i
Updated 6/24/2016 5:48:35 PM

Being kind to myself and listening to my body it is sore and feeling drained so taking day off from strength training...  Read more

Body Building Sites Have Great Diet plans

Body building sites have great work out and diet plans. Most of the plans include step by step weight training , cardio and diet plans. The diet plans are simple and balanced . They also have other great tips for over all health....  Read more

multi-tasking

Challenge yourself! Do strength training exercises that target upper and lower body muscle groups or balance, at the same time. i.e. biceps curls while standing on one foot. Or bridges while doing chest flies. Saves some time and also burns more calo...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

Improve Your Balance in 3 Simple Steps

Hiking on a wooded trail. Riding a bike down the street. Doing crunches on a stability ball. Hitting the slopes. Walking up the stairs with ease. These are more than simple pleasures you can enjoy by living a healthy lifestyle. They're also proof tha...  Read more

The Art of Recovery: Part 1

For many runners recovery is an often overlooked phase in their training. The "if some is good, therefore, more must be better" approach to training makes them believe the more they run or workout the better their performance will be or the...  Read more