Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is... Read more
Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for... 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
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
It’s a classic question with no right or wrong answer. If you want an effective strength training workout, should you use free weights or machines? Which option will help you reach your goals? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice... Read more
Today was 5th day in a row for hitting the gym...so proud of myself because I usually talk myself out of going. Decided there are no more excuses since I don't want to stay overweight. Have to have consistency or I will not see results.... Read more
Just done day 2 and 3 of the 28 day home workou as I missed yesterday. I can feel it. Got a wedding show tomorrow. Will need luck walking and lifting. Also look out for the pictures in my blog on Monday :)... Read more
My partner does almost all the cooking at our home. Although I measure what I eat, I dont know how to add it to the tracker. For instance he made fajitas last night and Spanish rice (no shell), and brussel spouts. The fajitas and rice have peppers, o... Read more
I take my gym bag to work with me. I always change into my workout clothes before I leave, even if I'm not planning on going to the gym. I find that I'm more apt to go for a walk, use my elliptical machine at home or head to the gym if I'm already d... Read more
The Soloflex machine was made in the '80s and I've had mine for 17 yrs;it is VERY well-made! When I bought it , I was looking to do my workouts indoors at home. I couldn't afford a gym membership and I didn't live in a safe neighborhood at the time,s... Read more
Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym.
If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al... Read more
Itís that time of year again, when thousands of home exercise machines are anxiously waiting to find out whether theyíre going to be used as intended, or mainly to keep the laundry off the floor.Iíve broken the hearts of a few exercise machines in my... Read more
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