Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal... Read more
I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme... Read more
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
Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular.
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If I told you that there was a way to burn more calories, lose more fat, and improve your cardiovascular fitness level while spending less time doing cardio, you’d probably reach for your phone to report me to the consumer fraud hotline, right?... Read more
Prepping for my 40 minutes of turbo fire workout, followed by some strength training and then a 3 mile walk later today. I hope your all having a splendid day and remember.... you're beautiful, keep striving & keep smiling sunshine. 😁😊☺
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Tracking workouts with Fitbit? I did a 67 minute The FIRM workout video this morning (The Tortoise-cardio with heavy weights), but my Fitbit gave me credit for only 36 active minutes! Am I doing something wrong?... Read more
Ugh, rough couple of days, slacked on my workouts ...still did them but less of...and i ate withing in calories. I just feel awful because i couldnt do what i usually do. :( Had these horrible knots in the back of my neck and inbetween my shoulder... Read more
What if I told you there was an exercise technique that could burn more calories—and fat—in less time that was also fun? You may think that I was hawking some fitness gadget in an infomercial, or simply lying to you, but neither of those... Read more
These days, high intensity interval training is hot. More and more exercise researchers are discovering that steady state cardio still does a body good—but pushing your body during shorter bursts of high intensity effort can achieve similar&mda... Read more
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