On January 1st, many of us are geared up to get healthy and fit. But, by mid-February, our diets are faltering and our fitness routines start getting stale. Falling out of a resolution can be a fast downward spiral. If you’re someone who thrive... Read more
Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete.
By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe... Read more
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
How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in... Read more
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
I've been doing cardio for several weeks now (between Sparkpeople videos and Fitness Blender) and I decided to add in some strength exercises. I have bands and a ball but no other equipment, so what I've started doing is alternating days: one day I d... Read more
my name is amber and i'm looing for a weight lose buddie. I need to lose 20lbs by April 30th. or at least have a flatter stomach by then. im 17 and 150lbs. give or take 5lbs. I really wanna look good in a bikini by then.... Read more
I want to exercise but what is a good exercise i can do if i have bad back problems
I have deteriorating facet joint and sometimes its even hard to walk more or less get up
but i do have good days also
I know there something out there i can d... Read more
So every night i have had a big bowl of ice cream = 300-400 calories its been a habit from recovery since last july its a habit. Will cutting out processed sugar show a decrease in weight quick? I think since ive been eating this much sugar and carby... Read more
Everytime I feel like I'm not loosing any weight anymore, I go outside and do a circuit weight training. (6-8 different weight training exercises doing 2-3 sets of 12 of each exercise) Mostly working the bigger muscle groups. This always seams to... Read more
If you are working cardio into your routine and cannot do it in the morning, do it AFTER you train with weights. Your weight training takes more energy and you want to be strong for your workout. In addition, your body becomes primed for burning calo... Read more
One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause. The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a... Read more
A few weeks ago I was reading through the message boards when I came across a post from Chris 'SparkGuy' Downie to a member who was asking about what type of strength training activities he could do without access to a gym or weight training... Read more
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