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Crossfit Fitness Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Crossfit Fitness.

The Iron Truth about Kettlebell Training

Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor...  Read more

The Most Undervalued Piece of Equipment in the Gym

Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the...  Read more

7 Times It's OK to Skip a Workout

Sometimes when we miss a workout, we know full well that we are just making "the dog ate my homework" types of excuses that wouldn't fool anyone—not even you! But then there are the times when we have a valid reason for skipping a...  Read more

Healthy Habits of the SparkPeople Coaches

Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? Now you can! Below, your favorite SparkPeople experts share the secrets of their healthy lifestyles. Just like you, they have to deal with...  Read more

Over 110 Cardio Workout Ideas

You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func...  Read more

All Health&Fitness...but not a pound gone!
Updated 4/18/2014 5:25:39 PM

Lately I gained about 10 pounds (from 130 to 140, 5"9 - right now I'm 38-26-40). Two weeks ago I decided to get back on track since I registered for my second half-marathon this upcoming autumn. I'm not counting calories since I want to adopt a...  Read more

Fitness minutes aren't adding up
Updated 4/17/2014 9:16:57 PM

I was looking at my Spark Streaks and realized my fitness minutes aren't adding up. I usually log my fitness minutes in with my mobile app, and they are showing on the computer. The totals are not being added together so it looks like I'm never meeti...  Read more

How can I bookmark my favorite fitness video?
Updated 4/16/2014 10:25:57 PM

How can I bookmark my favorite fitness video? I have to search through all the fitness videos manually each time I do it. I want to do this video over and over until it's too easy. Thanks!...  Read more

Calories burned in fitness tracker
Updated 4/17/2014 10:51:57 PM

It seems as if the fitness tracker on this site is measuring far lower calories burned than other trackers I've used in the past. Anyone else have the same problem?...  Read more

Fitness tracker not loading
Updated 4/15/2014 1:09:47 PM

Hi I am not able to get my fitness tracker to track my workouts. When I navigate away from that tracker page the minutes are no longer in the system and it has reset to zero. Thank you...  Read more

Exercise while reading, watching TV, etc.

My best friend who is a track and cross country runner told me about doing the Lying Abduction (or Adduction) exercise while you read. But you can do it while watching TV as well. I love doing this because then I feel more time-efficient!...  Read more

Boot Camp

Doing a vigorous boot camp with a great instructor works wonders especially when he also understands nutrition224...  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

5 Reasons I've Never Tried CrossFit

During the last few years, ultra-intense workouts have been gaining popularity—and not just among athletes or hardcore exercisers who are gluttons for self-punishment. Even the relatively unfit and overweight are jumping at the chance to push t...  Read more

We Tried It: CrossFit

"Let's try this," the email from my roommate said. Attached was a Groupon deal that was certainly intriguing -- 20 CrossFit classes for $20 at a studio quite close to where I live. And considering I'd been interested in trying Cross...  Read more