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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

Down 3 lbs in four days after starting my weight l
Updated 9/26/2016 1:33:37 AM

Down 3 lbs in four days after starting my weight loss journey. No soda...walking 3 miles a night, plus calorie counting....  Read more

Meh. I haven't been doing so great. Lack exercise.
Updated 9/26/2016 1:18:42 AM

Meh. I haven't been doing so great. Lack exercise. Went on a retreat with my church this weekend and ate gluttonously. There is moose tracks frozen yogurt in my fridge. I think i gained like 7 lbs in 3 days. Bleh. 😧...  Read more

Anyone have any great weight loss tips?
Updated 9/25/2016 10:44:57 PM

Anyone have any great weight loss tips?...  Read more

Does anyone else's goal weight line show as there
Updated 9/25/2016 9:07:31 PM

Does anyone else's goal weight line show as there start weight line ?...  Read more

I need motivation to do some exercising this eveni
Updated 9/25/2016 7:01:57 PM

I need motivation to do some exercising this evening. The weather is just sooooo hot....  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

Heart-Friendly Exercise Advice

Heart-Friendly Exercise Advice10 Ways to Prevent DVT8 Signs You're at Risk for Heart DiseaseA sedentary lifestyle is one of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease, so becoming just a little more active can decrease your heart disease risk and in...  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