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
Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor... Read more
When it comes to running (and walking), you have two types of people: those who adore the outdoors and those who would rather have their try at the treadmill. I've heard countless reasons from each type of runner on exactly why they choose to run... Read more
While a walking program can be exciting and challenging at first, you don’t want to fall into a rut by doing the same thing month after month. Here are some ways to add variety to your workouts, whether outdoors or inside on the treadmill.
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With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po... Read more
Morning walk done! 4.0 incline, 3.6 mph and 3.6 miles. Started new documentary called Food Matters. What an eye opener! Not done so I will finish it tomorrow on my walk. Current take away..."It's not I CAN'T have it. It's I DON'T want it." #exercise... Read more
After flying the brutal skies (and getting bruises from the arm rests of the plane seat) I realized I don't want to lose weight so I can be skinny or even pretty. I just want to not be in pain anymore. I just want to feel good.... Read more
My secret is when I walk on the treadmill I don't do it all on the same level. EXAMPLE (.speed 3mph 15 minutes on incline 10 then 15 minutes on incline 14 then I do the last 10 minutes on incline 15 , my weight seemed to really start to come off th... Read more
But I didn't! When running on a treadmill, increase the incline!!I had no idea how many more calories get burned, even just walking on the treadmill, when you add an incline.Since discovering this, I also like to put the treadmill on the "Random Incl... Read more
A few years ago, you would have been more likely to find me in the weight room than on a treadmill. I loved strength training; I would have done it daily (in lieu of cardio) if possible. But something changed more recently that has me enjoying cardio... Read more
It's no secret that I'm not a huge fan of the treadmill. I love to run, hike and even walk with my pup, but I do it all outdoors all year round. Rain, snow, wind, heat—almost nothing can keep me from my outdoor workouts. For me, a tread... Read more
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