Setting goals is step one in the journey to a healthy lifestyle. While experts have different opinions on if goals should be big or more achievable, most experts agree goal setting keeps you on track and motivated, no matter the obstacles that arise... Read more
Regular exercise is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle and sound weight-loss program. In fact, most experts suggest that we get 60 minutes of exercise each day for optimal health. But while a little exercise is a good thing, taking exercise to the e... Read more
When it comes to working out, it's no secret that having a friend in your corner to keep you accountable and offer support, motivation and even some laughs after that grueling round of burpees is a plus. It's as obvious as the concept that ex... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Here at SparkPeople, we're committed to helping everyone embrace healthy, active lifestyles, regardless of fitness level, capability or gender. That said, there are times when certain groups of people face unique challenges. In that spirit, we... Read more
#exercise I am thinking about trying to start running. Still sitting at over 200lbs. I've tried before but I get upset when I don't get more than a few feet. Any advice from the lovely runners?... Read more
Do as many burpees that you can during the commercial break of your favorite show, they get you heart rate up and are a good total body workout. Their are many variations to burpees beginners; w/o doing the push up and small jump, intermediate; with... Read more
Since I am finishing up my senior year of undergrad, I find myself sitting a lot because of all the studying I have to do. I have started getting up every hour of studying and doing 5min. of aerobic exercise whether it be high knees, burpees, squat... Read more
I created this simple, five-exercise workout circuit to get your heart pumping and your muscles moving so you can torch some serious post-Thanksgiving calories. It doesn't use any equipment, and it can be done anywhere, even in a small hotel/gues... Read more
You've probably been hearing the term 'HIIT' (which stands for high intensity interval training) a lot lately--especially when it comes to describing effective, efficient cardio exercise. And while HIIT offers many benefits, including an... Read more
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