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Cooling Down Period Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Cooling Down Period.

Spark Your Way to a 10K

Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for...  Read more

How to Eliminate Muscle Cramps

There are two kinds of people in this world: People who have had muscle cramps and people who will experience them sooner or later. Muscle cramps happen to almost everyone, and for a lot of different reasons. Vigorous exercise can certainl...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

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

Are You Cheating Yourself at the Gym? Part 2

With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best strength workout...  Read more

Gettin' my guns! 140 lbs down :) woot!
Updated 4/16/2014 11:10:04 AM

Took my first selfie of the hard work I have been putting in at the gym since January... Feeling super proud! I have never been proud of how I looked in pictures... But now, after working so hard, I can't help myself :) I don't know how to atta...  Read more

back down
Updated 4/14/2014 12:28:26 PM

today I weighed in after gaining 4 pounds back on apr. 3, I lost 4 pounds so I am back at 220. 12 pounds down since jan 1. woohoo...  Read more

My A1c levels are down!
Updated 4/15/2014 9:01:49 AM

Hi everyone! A year ago, I was quite a few pounds heavier and my A1c was through the roof. I finally took the right medication and I'm proud to say that my appetite, weight, and A1c is DOWN! Right now I'm actually more excited about my A1c...  Read more

Down 8 lbs
Updated 4/13/2014 10:04:49 PM

Im down 8 lbs and im so excited I am getting married in 2 weeks and I tried on my dress today and it looks so good!!!! I still have a lot of work to do to get to my goal weight but im just so thrilled i lost 8 lbs :)...  Read more

Self-sabotage at 18 pounds down
Updated 4/14/2014 8:55:14 PM

I don't get it! Two weeks ago, I weighed in at 15 pounds down, and I got my butt back into gear. I exercised, ate right, and dropped enough weight to get into the 18 pounds down range. But suddenly, my motivation was gone. The idea of mea...  Read more

Start Slow and Finish Strong.

When I workout in the first 5 minutes i start slow and in the last 5 minutes i push myself to finish strong and not let up on my workout intensity. For example if i go for a 45 minute run, I walk for 5 minutes before i start jogging then the last 5...  Read more

Freeze grapes

to cool down white wine without watering it down. Cheers...  Read more

Starfleet Boot Camp

A group for science fiction, and Star Trek fans who want to shape up, slim down, and become the healthiest lifeforms in the galaxy!...  Read more

The Emotions of Change

Honestly, I never expected so many changes when I decided to take my life back.  Oh sure, I expected to get skinner, but that is where my thought process stopped.  I am not sure I expected or even understood the “healthier” aspe...  Read more

Are You Ready to Tailgate?

If it is football season, it must also be time for tailgating. There are several stories related to the origin of the tailgate party. Some believe it first started back in 1869 with the first college football game between Rutgers and Princeton. Trave...  Read more