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Body Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Body Workout.

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

won a dvd workout on the spin wheel
Updated 7/26/2014 10:19:09 AM

I won a coach nicole workout dvd (not sure which one) on a daily spin wheel spin. I claimed my prize and entered in my shipping info. That was about 6 to 8 months ago. How long does it take to get my prize?...  Read more

Aqua or Water Zumba -- what a great workout!
Updated 7/26/2014 6:31:35 AM

I tried aqua zumba (or water zumba) last night, for the first time. Boy, was it a great workout! I've had to stop doing any exercise that puts impact on my heel, due to a spur; so the doctor suggested swimming. I have taken up his suggestion, and...  Read more

What is your weekend workout plan?
Updated 7/27/2014 8:42:21 PM

I plan on run/walking 8.5 miles tomorrow. 312...  Read more

Tracker not reporting 10 minute workouts ????
Updated 7/24/2014 3:21:35 PM

Question for someone. I have walked for over 30 minutes (all at one time) several days and have done 2, 15 minute walking DVDs but my tracker show no workouts over 10 minutes. When I walk - it is a slow walk - is that why it is not reporting? With...  Read more

Purchased a pair of workout shoes
Updated 7/23/2014 7:49:13 PM

I was not asked what size I wanted. also did not receive confirmation of order. What did I do wrong?...  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