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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

12 Ways to Bust Out of Your Comfort Zone

A comfort zone is a nice place to visit, but you wouldn't want to work out there. Comfort is defined as, "a state of physical ease and freedom from pain or discomfort." That sounds conducive to napping in a hammock, getting a massa...  Read more

Boutique Studios: 5 Reasons to Take a Fitness Field Trip

Not so long ago, workout experiences were more or less the same for everyone: You would go to the gym, churn out some miles on the treadmill or elliptical, try a few weight machines or take a one-size-fits-all exercise class. All of that has chan...  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

I was on My Fitness Pal but have not had any luck.
Updated 4/24/2016 3:27:20 AM

I was on My Fitness Pal but have not had any luck. I just started Spark today and have already benefited from the articles. Does anyone here have any tips to succeed? I'm 62....  Read more

Football fitness
Updated 4/23/2016 9:41:58 PM

Hi all, I am 32 and this season noticed that age is starting to catch up with me. I play central midfield and usually box to box but this season I have calmed it down a bit and played more defensive. Looked online for a fitness plan for the summer...  Read more

Fitness Challenge Day 6: made it through the week.
Updated 4/23/2016 1:58:07 PM

Fitness Challenge Day 6: made it through the week. 6 days/six classes, rest day tomorrow. Week 1 of 8. Today was PiYo again....  Read more

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BYEBYE2XL..I agree! DETERMINED209 My Fitness Pal...  Read more

Today I bought a fitness bracelet by its not the t
Updated 4/22/2016 3:31:41 PM

Today I bought a fitness bracelet by its not the type to sync up to my phone. But it track's everything, is there a way to add info on my exercise page?...  Read more

Benefits of Crossfit

We all know someone who is seemingly obsessed with CrossFit, or has at least attempted it, which is no surprise considering that there are now more than 9,000 CrossFit affiliated gyms worldwide, and the high-intensity conditioning regimen is rapidly...  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

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