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Body Weight Strength Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Weight Strength Exercises.

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7 Strength Training Excuses: Busted!

Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki...  Read more

Learn to Love Strength Training

I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d...  Read more

Why Strength Training is a Must for Everyone

Think you’re too old to start a strength training program? Well think again! Strength training is just what your body needs to fight the loss of muscle, bone mass and strength that comes with age. Everyone, no matter how young or old, shou...  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

9 Reasons You're Not Getting Stronger

If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre...  Read more

I have to get my life together. This weight has ta
Updated 5/26/2016 5:04:36 PM

I have to get my life together. This weight has taken over my life...  Read more

I read that regardless of exercise, there is still some muscle loss when you lose weight. Does anyon
Updated 5/26/2016 4:04:49 PM

I read that regardless of exercise, there is still some muscle loss when you lose weight. Does anyone what the percentage is?...  Read more

I always have such a hard time with losing weight.
Updated 5/26/2016 5:12:42 PM

I always have such a hard time with losing weight. Depression makes it harder to stay motivated. Anyone have tips for this?...  Read more

Got about 20 lbs to lose. Ideal weight. #friendfin
Updated 5/26/2016 3:40:38 PM

Got about 20 lbs to lose. Ideal weight. #friendfinder #firstpost...  Read more

Weight Loss and Decreased Metabolism
Updated 5/26/2016 10:36:08 PM

So I recently read an article based on research from the contestants of the Biggest Loser showing that their metabolism slowed way down after they lost a bunch of weight. It slowed down so much it was far below what it should be at their healthier we...  Read more

Mind over matter

Lately I have tried a new technique to focus on my body during strength training sessions. Right now I am doing 6 sets of 5 reps (trying to break yet another plateau) at a slightly higher weight than in the last few weeks. With each rep, I use a moti...  Read more

weight loss tips

I find the best way to keep the weight off and i have been overweight my whole life as far back as i can remember. I use to weigh 343 lbs now i am at 214 and i lost the weight in a year . And to keep it off i do taekwondo exercise and strength traini...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

I Stuck to the Habits of Fit People on Vacation!

Vacations are great. They're a chance to visit new places, spend time with loved ones, and take a break from the daily grind. While I would never consider the dailySpark "the daily grind," (I truly LOVE my job!) it is nice to get away from real life...  Read more

Getting Started with Strength Training in 5 Easy Steps

You know that strength training (also called resistance training) is good for your body. It can help you maintain and build muscle mass, rev your metabolism, make you a better recreational athlete, strengthen your bones and reshape your body. But unl...  Read more