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Home Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Home Workout.

Dodging the Exercise Roller Coaster

Have you ridden the Exercise Vortex? It’s the most popular fitness roller coaster of all time.   You go up, you go down. Fast fitness climbs are interrupted by burnout and steep drops in activity--until you bottom out and start a...  Read more

Staff Picks: Our Favorite Exercise Gadgets

Whether it's a popular new DVD or the latest at-home workout machine, people spend lots of money on fitness gadgets each year. Which ones do the SparkPeople Experts swear by--and actually use? Read on to find out! Chris Downie, Motivation ex...  Read more

8 Workouts You'll Love if You Hate to Sweat

There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko...  Read more

About SparkPeople's Recommendations

SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar...  Read more

Get Fit Without Leaving the House

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

What's your all time favorite "go to" workout DVD?
Updated 4/21/2014 10:26:51 AM

Mine's Pick Your Spot Pilates. It's part of the Crunch series. It's entirely floor work and that is really great when you're just starting out. After awhile, it just felt like second nature. I never really got bored with it...BUT I'm kind of ok with...  Read more

Achilles injury - Looking for seated workout
Updated 4/15/2014 6:59:47 AM

I was doing P90x, and injured my achilles tendon. The doctor wants me off of it for a week, and then I can start adding biking and swimming. Any great seated exercises anyone can recommend? I don't want to lose the momentum that I've had!...  Read more

When do you workout?
Updated 4/10/2014 3:16:23 PM

Do you start your day off with your workout? or do you do it late at night? What is your favorite post workout meal?...  Read more

Workout vids without planks/push ups?
Updated 4/7/2014 8:45:43 PM

I've got a chronic strain injury in my right wrist. My doc and physio have cleared me for exercise and weight training, but I've been advised to stay away from any sort of plank exercise for the forseeable future, even with push up handles. This isn'...  Read more

What is your current favorite workout video?
Updated 4/4/2014 1:50:38 PM

Do you have a favorite on line work out video? Lately I keep going back to Jillian Michael's Fat Blaster Video http://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=work
out+videos&FORM=VIRE3#view=detail&mid=
CE7B1AD5816B636B5DF9CE7B1AD5816B636B5DF9 ...  Read more

Sneaking in more exercise

I have my personal trainer giving me a home exercise program that involves both upper and lower body. i get a thorough workout in 60 minutes. I have a 30 minutes kettlebell routine. I have a golf preparation workout with fitness ball, golf club an...  Read more

Use your kids!

dont let your small children frustrate you when they want to "participate" in your in-home workout...use them as a tiny coach/extra weight! Their giggles will easily take your mind off of how many reps you have to do!!104...  Read more

Stay at Home Moms

A fantastic group for Stay at Home Moms. Find support from others like you. We have lot's of topics and weekly challenges....  Read more

8 Strength Training Exercises for a Healthier Heart

February kicks off the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's American Heart Month along with the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women campaign which focuses on heart health awareness for women. Heart disease is still the leading ca...  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

At home workout again

Although I enjoy working out on the weight machines, I'm not feeling like getting into my car and driving to the gym. I'm thankful for workout videos, easily accessible via Youtube that are at my disposal. I told my mom, who never listens to me...  Read more

My At-home Workout Setup

Most days I work out at the gym, but on Friday I was doing my "Strong Curves" workout at home. I have a rather unconventional set-up to make it work, and thought I'd take some pictures to show that you don't need extensive equipment or copious amoun...  Read more