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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

what gives?..treadmill workout
Updated 8/29/2014 1:08:50 PM

I used the treadmill today for 36 min. Spark Activity Tracker says I have no workout mins. or calories? Shouldn't some of that be counted as workout? Treadmill says 190 (regular cals.) tracker says 100?????? Advice please:)...  Read more

Body Changes mid30s
Updated 8/29/2014 5:57:44 PM

Hi all. I began using this site after my daughter was born in 2005. I lost 60 pounds since her birth, and I have been able to maintain my weight for several years.I exercise daily and track my calories. However, over the past few months my clothes se...  Read more

Right amount of nutrition for your body weight
Updated 8/29/2014 5:45:11 PM

So I have been experiencing some extremely unpleasant symptoms for the past year. But it was all tolerable and I was able to continue with my life. The past 2 months has turned for the worst and I had to quit my job, currently hiding from all my love...  Read more

Does anyone workout 2x times a day?
Updated 8/29/2014 3:22:14 PM

I've been think at starting and wondering if anyone has had success with working out 2x a day....  Read more

Workout Buddy? Florida
Updated 8/25/2014 7:24:46 PM

Hi, I'm looking for a workout buddy so I can be motivated. I need that motivation. Anybody in Miami or Miami Beach? I'm 17 btw....  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

Upper Body Workout 6/25/14

Upper Body Workout - 1hr 8 minute warm up Round 1 Lateral lifts front/side 7lb db Banded circle chest pulls Decline push ups Bent over rows w/25lb db Pour curls 9lb db Round 2 Pull up pants to side lateral lifts 7lb db Bande...  Read more

Lower Body Workout 6/24/14

8 minute warm up Round 1: Step up lunge w/8lb db Sumo squat w/7lb db Cleans w/30lb bb Wall squats Curtsy lunge w/7lb db Round 2: Step back lunge w/8lb db Deep squat w/7lb db pull up pants up top Over steps w/plyo jumps D...  Read more