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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

Is 20 minutes daily exercise okay to maintain?
Updated 8/22/2014 7:30:33 AM

I've lost a lot of weight already and can't seem to find it in me to stick to these hour long workouts 6-7 days a week anymore. Since I lost weight I am much more confident and therefore out and about doing things with friends more. I know I still ne...  Read more

exercising after surgery
Updated 8/21/2014 4:12:32 PM

Had surgery 4 weeks ago still have 4 weeks of restrictions, but I can finally walk - so I am thinking starting with a mile a day for now and working my way back up....just wanted to say how excited I am....lol...  Read more

Exercising and Extra Calories
Updated 8/20/2014 9:54:10 PM

Hi Everyone, I hope you are enjoying your weight loss journey. I am having so much fun! I have a question my daily calories are 1500, when I exercise they can go up to as much as 1800. Does this mean I have to eat the full 1800 calories? I'm...  Read more

What if you just don't like to exercise ?
Updated 8/22/2014 6:16:55 AM

I am one of these people to prays I can stop eating as many calories because I really don't like to exercise. I can walk and walk and walk. But I don't really like "gym" activities. I don't like group activities. I was never athletic. ...  Read more

Exercise after multiple blood tests?
Updated 8/20/2014 8:23:37 AM

I have had seven vials of blood taken out within the past 48 hours, and I'm feeling pretty weak and woozy. Should I refrain from exercising today? I'm petite and too underweight to donate blood (not because I'm underweight per se, but because a...  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

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  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