Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up!
Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u... Read more
Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all it's exercise—and that has to count for something, doesn't it?
The truth is that some common exercises aren't safe at all (especially for people who... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
Every girl wants to look her very best on her prom night! Once you've found that perfect dress, you're probably working extra hard at sticking to a healthy diet and exercise plan. We've designed three prom dress workouts to help you focus... Read more
Hello, I love salad. I would like to know is there a healthy alternative to salad dressing. I don't like vinaigrette salad dressing. Just a healthier alternative. Right now I use French, Ranch or Thousand Island. I know these are high in calorie... Read more
I watch what I eat and keep a general eye on calories (eg, that's about 1200), but counting calories no matter what book, app, website, whatever, is a huge failure and drives me up a wall. Stress is not good for weight loss. Anyone have tips or alt... Read more
I'm wondering if there is an alternative to having a slice of bread with a fried egg. I love love love fried eggs so I'm not going to ever give them up. I usual dip bread into the egg yolk and I'm looking for something different to dip with.... Read more
I love bread. I grew up on sandwiches and salads and when I have an upset tummy, crampy tummy, don't feel good, run down, etc bread always sits amazing on my stomach. There nothing that sits better on my stomach or makes me feel as full as a sandwich... Read more
Join if you care about the environment and take proactive steps to reduce your impact on the planet: recycling, organics, composting, hybrid & alternative fuel vehicles, reusable products and more!... Read more
Your back muscles may be one of the most neglected areas when it comes to strength training. And it isn't too surprising since we do not have a daily view of these muscles like we do our abs, chest, even our leg muscles. By focusing just a few... Read more
Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.