Regular exercise has long been proven to help people with diabetes reduce their risk of future complications and manage their blood sugar levels. A recent study published in the Nov. 24, 2010 issue of the Journal of the American Medical Association f... Read more
Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for... Read more
“My uptown girl! You know I’m in love with an uptown girl!” As these lyrics pump through your headphones, it’s easy to forget that while Billy Joel sings to you, you’re actually running on the treadmill.&... 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
It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic.
Dean Ande... Read more
I love to use the Mileage tracker to track the miles I run/jog or walk through out the week, but the pace calculator is WAY OFF.
I have been averaging about 13:30 min/miles, but whenever I enter the mileage and time into the tracker for my worko... Read more
For those of you who don't know me (pretty much everyone), I am Sherbie from Canada. I have rejoined again to get my weight loss back on track.
So.....I am curious to know what kind of workout people do??
Do you have an equipment at home and... Read more
I am so sore now from my strength training yesterday. I had just made a new commitment to do cardio YESTERDAY. Today I am so sore that I don't want to even do household chores. My left hip hurts pretty badly (a fibro thing not related to exercise), a... Read more
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At 172 lbs,I started July 15th, with only 900-1500 Cals a day. All complex carbs, fat and protein. I'm 29 years old, 5 foot 9 i... Read more
Do you ever feel like you don't have enough time to get a good workout in during the day? No need to fret because you can still get an effective cardio workout in just 10 minutes. I gave up the all-or-nothing thinking years ago and have done my... Read more
Yoga has seen a steady rise in popularity over the past few years. According to a 2008 report released by Yoga Journal, 15.8 million American adults were practicing yoga. In 2010, that number grew to 21.9 million. The majority repor... Read more
Went to Island Fitness and did 45 minutes on the weight training machines and 78 minutes on the cardio machines. I then treated myself to 30 min. to walk in the therapy pool and 15 minutes (in the pool) to do stretching. I love to be able to take m... Read more
Upstate NY weather forecast snow and clouds, or cloudy with snow.
It is this time of the year I can not stand the color Gray.
The limited sun, cold and being inside so much leaves me wanting to sleep and sleep and sleep.
I feel crabby, grouc... Read more
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