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Body Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Workout.

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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

How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

The Pirate Workout

Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over...  Read more

5 Fun Ways to Dive In to Aquatic Exercise

The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or...  Read more

9 Strategies to Burn More Calories During Exercise

Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart...  Read more

I love looking at the recipes. However, my body ha
Updated 9/29/2014 3:20:19 PM

I love looking at the recipes. However, my body has become increasingly sensitive to salt over the last 20 years. I never cooked with much. It's gotten to the point that ANY salt causes my hands etc to swell horribly the next day. Can you help me?...  Read more

I'm new to this site. I started a new workout prog
Updated 9/29/2014 8:07:13 PM

I'm new to this site. I started a new workout program 4 weeks ago, I've lost 6 pounds so far. I need to work on portion control. I'm using only salad plates instead of full size dinner plates. Looking for more suggestions....  Read more

You know what's hard?! After a great workout walk
Updated 9/29/2014 10:30:02 AM

You know what's hard?! After a great workout walking by the bakery and smelling the baking donuts!!! I just kept on walking!!...  Read more

Does work count as a workout?
Updated 10/1/2014 4:46:18 AM

I'm a server at a restaurant and I walk a ridiculous amount during my shift. I often stay on my feet for 7 hours at a time, lifting heavy plates and trays. Can I include this as maybe a slow walk under fitness? I'm constantly moving, I often sweat an...  Read more

I'm new and I am looking for a diet/workout buddy
Updated 9/29/2014 12:52:47 AM

I'm new and I am looking for a diet/workout buddy in north jersey that can keep motivated...  Read more

Housework

Do your housework manually. Instead of using a hoover, hand and knees and dustpan and brush give a superb cardio and butt workout. Cleaning your own windows and dusting works upper body wonderfully. Washing floors is a whole body workout....  Read more

Exercise in a pool

Water workouts are amazing and much easier on the joints. In the summer it's a great place to workout whether inside or outside. Just treading water burns an amazing amount of calories. Use styrofoam weight for a great upper body workout because t...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

8 Strength Training Exercises for a Healthier Heart

February kicks off the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's American Heart Month along with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign which focuses on heart health awareness for women. Heart disease is still the leading ca...  Read more

DVD Review: 10 Minute Solution Ultimate Boot Camp

One of my fitness goals this year has been to incorporate more strength training into my routine. I've found that if I'm going to push myself, it doesn't happen with a bunch of exercises I just do on my own. I need a video to follow. So far this y...  Read more

Total Body workout DVD

Got Coach Nicole's Total Body work out today. Tried it and was pretty tired after it. I only did 20 minutes. I just don't have very good balance. One of them requires some balance. Not sure how to improve it. I'm going to look up some exercises or wa...  Read more

try the 28 day body workout

I believe I did better staying in the warm house and doing the workout today got my bpm up to 125 but kept it there for a good 10 min. very sore from the fast walk yesterday. lol going to take some getting used to... Thanks to Angela for pushing me t...  Read more