It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... Read more
You hit the gym to improve your fitness, not to pick up sickness. But with the combination of sweat, humidity, shared equipment and confined spaces, health clubs can be hotbeds for germs. From the common cold to hepatitis A to Novovirus, there c... Read more
When you’re eager to try a new restaurant, you might ask your friends for recommendations, read a good review, or check out the menu before you spend your money and time there. If you enjoy your first meal, you’ll return again and aga... Read more
With thousands of features on the site and new ones launching every day, it's easy to miss some here and there. It's not unusual to hear a long-time member say "I never knew SparkPeople had this!" and sometimes, it refers to a featu... Read more
Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the... Read more
Ok. I'm about to start my "C-SIZE" workout. For the past few weightloss attempts, I've successfully lost 5 to 7 lbs only for them to return. Ramping up exercise and being more diligent about. The diet. Fingers crossed. ...... Read more
Hey all! Lately my back pain has hampered my running (never really like running anyway!) and I have been looking for some ways to exercise outside. I recently bought a slackline which is difficult but very fun and a great core workout. Looking for... Read more
When I began exercising, there were so many programs I wanted to try! We'd go broke purchasing every single workout DVD out there, right? So, instead of buying them, I get them free on YouTube. Although not every program is there, you can find severa... Read more
I can hardly contain my excitement as I write this post. There's something that I've been hiding for a while and as much as I wanted to, I wasn't able to tell anyone about it. But the day for my big reveal is finally here, and I hope that you will be... Read more
If you're resolving to tone up in '09, then I have some news for you. It's going to take hard work, will power, dedication, and some sweat (but not necessarily blood or tears). But you can make it easieróeven funóby joining SparkPeople's New YOU Boot... Read more
Today I had a FREE WORKOUT! I have been trying to get in 10 minutes daily, most of the time walking. But I live on a main street, so can't walk there. Thought about joining a gym, but I have a DD in college, and really didn't want to spend money o... Read more
This is just one of the typical leg days you will find in my new program, the Lean Body Guidebook.
Let me break down a few things for you to explain this..
You will complete four sets of each exercise before moving onto the nex... Read more
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