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
If you are looking for a quick effective workout suan T has a five minute video on dr oz show on you tube.im telling you im soaked did this plus WATP 15 minute interval workout.missed the gym but I making up for it.TRY IT... Read more
For me, it was a combination of finding a workout schedule I LIKE doing and then getting a Fitbit (because I wanted one). My Fitbit does make me more aware of my daily activity. I took the stairs up 5 floors to a meeting just to get extra steps.... 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
I did my first 10 minute cardio workout today. Boy did I feel out of shape & lacking in coordination. I must have looked like a monkey just flailing around, LOL. Ever so glad that I am exercising in my home. Fell once in my stretching workout tod... Read more
Anything from the extensive list below that meets the intensity and time guidelines above can count as aerobic exercise!
At The Gym
Stair stepper (Stairmaster)
Stationary or recumbent bike
Jac... Read more
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