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
If you live with the daily pain and discomfort of arthritis, you're not the only one. In the United States, an estimated 46 million adults (about 1 in 5) have been diagnosed with arthritis. Hopefully your doctor has given you suggestions about ho... Read more
If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Okay, you can check my latest blog for more details. But I am writing this in regards to the fact I have struggled with my weight and been up and down 20-30 lbs my whole life (and I'm only 24). Right now I have my weight at not my lowest weight, bu... Read more
Has Your Shoe Size Changed With Your Weight ?
My width has changed....and my friend told me her size changed.
Have you noticed any changes as you lose.....
or have you lost a lot of weight but remained the same shoe size?... Read more
Over the summer I dropped down to my (too low) goal weight of 88 lbs at 4'10. I was working really hard, but I had the additional energy edge of being manic and exercising at 4 am! I got diagnosed as bipolar 1 shortly after, and since then have been... Read more
Hii, my name is Shay-Lynn. I'm 16 years old, 5'2 & 236 Ibs. I'm looking for a weight loss buddy that is around my age 14-18 that is around my weight looking to lose around 80-110 Ibs or more.
I'm trying to reach my goal of 128-130 Ibs in about... Read more
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
I was first introduced to balance exercises by my running coach when I developed a minor ankle injury a few years ago. However, before I even began using the balance board my coach had me do series of progressive balance exercises initially using on... Read more
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