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Do Isometrics Work Resources

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The Perks and Pitfalls of Isometrics

Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with...  Read more

Exercising with Arthritis: Getting Started

If you live with the daily pain and discomfort of arthritis, you're not the only one. In the United States, an estimated 46 million adults (about 1 in 5) have been diagnosed with arthritis. Hopefully your doctor has given you suggestions about ho...  Read more

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

Reference Guide to Strength Training

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and...  Read more

Dorm Room Workouts

College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to...  Read more

Worked hard today, I'm out
Updated 4/30/2016 1:36:21 AM

Worked hard today, I'm out...  Read more

It really all depends on how hard you were working
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It really all depends on how hard you were working? Were you working hard enough that you felt out of breath a bit and like you worked up a sweat? If so then I would say it does!...  Read more

First time to gym went well. Enjoyed working out
Updated 4/29/2016 9:56:05 PM

First time to gym went well. Enjoyed working out with husband...  Read more

Walked 12 miles today! Got 6 of them done before m
Updated 4/29/2016 10:00:43 PM

Walked 12 miles today! Got 6 of them done before my commute to work! Don't you love being able to get out early in spring and take on the day? What did you do to celebrate the day today?...  Read more

It was cupcake day at work today. 17 flavors of cu
Updated 4/30/2016 1:46:41 AM

It was cupcake day at work today. 17 flavors of cupcakes in the conference next door to my office. I walked by them 22 times (yup I counted), and had 3 meetings in the same room with them. They were winking and waving at me, I didn't cave....  Read more

Ball Chair

I have an exercise ball chair at my office, it is good for my core but it is great for fidgeting....  Read more

A little ab squeeze

In my job as a dental assistant, whenever I lubricate the dental handpiece (30 seconds) I concentrate on my abs, and do a couple of isometric ab squeezes. It works out to several times per day, and it is just a little something I can do to focus on m...  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

10 Terrific Towel Exercises

When we think of strength training activities, many of us think of free weights, weight machines, resistance bands, even medicines balls, but how many of us think of using a simple household item like a bath towel or dish towel to help us build musc...  Read more

8 Exercises for Better Balance

I was first introduced to balance exercises by my running coach when I developed a minor ankle injury a few years ago. However, before I even began using the balance board my coach had me do series of progressive balance exercises initially using onl...  Read more