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High Intensity Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for High Intensity Exercise.

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The Best Fat-Burning Advice

Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di...  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

Cardio Exercise Tips for Seniors

There’s no doubt that getting older changes your body and appearance, but it also affects your ability to exercise. Your maximum heart rate declines with age, which means your heart and lungs can’t pump as much oxygen and blood to your mu...  Read more

Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  Read more

High Performance Nutrition - Part 1

Good nutrition provides the foundation for your goals, whether you want to lose weight the healthy way or fuel high-level physical activities. Unless you eat “the right stuff” at the right times, you aren’t going to get very far in...  Read more

Reminder - Exercise for Sat Oct 25
Updated 10/25/2014 1:30:48 AM

Have you gotten up and moved today? yes...  Read more

Marathon High! Sparkpeople Athlete
Updated 10/24/2014 2:28:25 PM

Last Sunday I ran my first Full Marathon!!!!! So I've done several halves and the marathon high was pretty awesome, it's an amazing feeling and I'm so glad I have changed my life and am fit and active!! So I am curious, how many people here on sparkp...  Read more

Anyone know what the exercise is were you put like
Updated 10/24/2014 1:57:50 PM

Anyone know what the exercise is were you put like a kick ball between your knees and squeeze for a couple seconds then release. You do it for like 10-15 reps an hold for 5 seconds each an do that 7 times. I learned it in physical therapy...  Read more

Reminder - Exercise for Fri Oct 24
Updated 10/24/2014 12:06:31 AM

Have you gotten up and moved to day. Yes...  Read more

I was doing really well with tracking and exercise
Updated 10/23/2014 9:59:30 PM

I was doing really well with tracking and exercise but now I can't seem to get back on board. I'm not sure what happened but I can't seem to pick myself back up. Not sure what to do....  Read more

15 minutes of high-intensity exercise lower blood sugar & more

Exercise can have an immediate effect on insulin levels and can even reduce insulin levels in as little as 15 minutes a day. 15 minutes of high-intensity exercise is needed to reduce blood-sugar levels....  Read more

High Intensity Exercise.......

Weights: A few brief intense sets only once a week is all that is needed for optimal results. Aerobics: Brief intense 5-10 minute spurts as many times a day as possible. The more intense and frequency will create for the fastest change. Remember...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Hard Workouts Might Boost Your Mood

I'm one of those people who likes to challenge my body with a tough workout. I'm not one to go until I get sick, but I do like that feeling of accomplishment when I finish a workout I knew would be strenuous. Even though it might be hard to get thr...  Read more

The Truth about the 'Fat-Burning Zone' and Weight Loss

The information on cardio machines can be deceiving. The "fat burning zone" is a myth that is based on a fact, but taken out of context. It's true that higher intensity exercise uses more glucose and glycogen (the form of energy yo...  Read more

Exercise Goals, High Intensity Exercise, 3x a week

I started a program that I'm thoroughly enjoying. I guess it's the variety and selection of how long I want to work out for that I'm really enjoying. By God's grace I'll keep it up....  Read more

So, What Is High Intensity Exercise?

To burn fat, do quick high intensity full body workouts. Intense training will help you burn fat and build muscle in as little as 30 minutes a day. You don't need hours in the gym performing low-intensity exercises. So, What Is High Intensity E...  Read more