Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y... Read more
Who do you want to look like? Britney Spears? Brad Pitt? Mia Hamm? We all want to look fabulous, but don’t always know how to take the first step towards our goals. A fitness jumpstart is a great way to set off towards a "better you.&q... Read more
Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over... Read more
Can you imagine a CEO saying that not everyone should be wearing your clothing and that they won't carry sizes more then a 10 or size large? In this day and age I can't believe there is such a stigma against plus sizes.
They wonder why girls and b... Read more
I often thought that eating healthier would be more expensive, you know, fresh veggies and fruits, healthier dinners than the $1.00 banquet meals, but I've noticed that actually using serving sizes and not eating a box of cereal in two sittings reall... Read more
I am horrible at estimating portion sizes. I think that I am eating more than I really should be. I purchased a food scale so that I can start weighing my food. Does anyone weigh their food?Did it help in learning about portion sizes?... Read more
Hi, I'm training for a triathlon (my first) and my exercise has gone way up. Along with it, so has my appetite - and I've gained 5 pounds. My family is (mostly) vegetarian and, as a result, my daily protein intake is low by SparkPeople standards.... Read more
This is a group for men and women who want to lose weight, but be a comfortable size. We believe in lifestyle-led, goal-free HAES intuitive eating. Want to be Happy Inbetweeners at our Happy Weight!... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou... Read more
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