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Build Lung Capacity Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Build Lung Capacity.

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Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  Read more

How to Breathe During Exercise

When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out. I know...  Read more

Learn to Love Running

If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci...  Read more

Cardio Exercise Tips for Seniors

There’s no doubt that getting older changes your body and appearance, but it also affects your ability to exercise. Your maximum heart rate declines with age, which means your heart and lungs can’t pump as much oxygen and blood to your mu...  Read more

I'm fortunate enough to live in a building with a
Updated 2/27/2015 12:16:10 PM

I'm fortunate enough to live in a building with a small gym in it. The problem is that I'm too self conscious to walk in there and actually work out. I know it's stupid- because we're all there for the same reason- I am my own worst enemy. 😫...  Read more

I like the built-in accountability of group exerci
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I like the built-in accountability of group exercise classes, but I don't have a gym right now. I've been running for exercise, but it's hard to find someone with the same pace and distance. My husband runs much faster than I do....  Read more

Build a blanket fort! Everything is more fun in a
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Build a blanket fort! Everything is more fun in a fort! My sister and I used to use the couch cushions and sheets. Then you can have a pretend "camp-out"....  Read more

Body building?
Updated 2/17/2015 9:45:41 PM

Let me start by saying that I am not a huge gym buff. I have always admired people who are toned, and even those with bulging muscles--I respect the effort! That being said, I've seen recently that a colleague I knew years ago has recently decided to...  Read more

Building more muscle is what increases your metabo
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Building more muscle is what increases your metabolism. Cinnamon or other spicy things are only temporary, and your body builds a tolerance. Lifting weights and interval training are good for more permanent solutions....  Read more

P.A.C.E.

Cardio activity should be about building lung capacity NOT endurance. In order to "go the distance", one needs to store fat to complete the exercise. -- In the past I trained for a marathon. Now I need a steady, day-to-day activity that allows me fit...  Read more

P.A.C.E.

Cardio activity should be about building lung capacity NOT endurance. In order to "go the distance", one needs to store fat to complete the exercise. -- In the past I trained for a marathon. Now I need a steady, day-to-day activity that allows me fit...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Can Taking the Stairs Really Prolong Your Life? You Bet!

A study at the University of Geneva has shown how something as small as taking the stairs instead of the elevator can have a big impact on your health. The study started with 69 participants who had a sedentary lifestyle, meaning they did less than...  Read more

21 Benefits of Healthy Living

I recently came across a quote that read, "Healthy living is a life sentence, you will never be pararoled or pardoned."  What I love about this quote is that healthy living is a way of living. It is not something that can be measured b...  Read more