The American Council on Exercise (ACE) recently published research that determined the most effective gluteal exercises. The study compared specific gluteal exercises to a traditional squat to see which exercises targeted the butt muscles most effect... 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
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
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
After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account.
Some postpartum women may notic... Read more
Gilad, how did I ever live without you? You guys should really try Gilad, he helped me lose a ton of weight (along w/ Insanity!) The first time I did this. After I had my son I somehow put him on the back burner. I've started again & I'm super happy... Read more
I struggle with some sort of food anxiety/social phobia, since my adolescence years. Never got any real medical diagnosis, aside from a Gastologist and my family's General physician... I'm healthy. Mostly mental/psychological battle.
Anyways, I... Read more
K I must of pulled a muscle in my hip doing this hip workout and the doc said I might have to have a MRI , but she refered me to a orthopedic I go to on June 8,. The doc told I can't workout with I hate, So I'm nerves about see orthopedic I just hope... Read more
While sitting at my computer reading I do sidebends, twists, dumbbell bicep curls or overhead tricep extensions.I do this while watching tv too but then there is room to add seated leg extensions. You can get in a lot of exercise just sitting on your... Read more
Last week's fitness blog featured strength training exercises a beginner could do at home. This week's blog features those exercises that allow you to do a full-body workout routine in the gym.
If you feel you do not have time to incorporate al... Read more
Most of you probably havenít heard of open and closed chain exercises. But chances are, you do them all the time without even knowing it. Itís important to understand the difference between the two because one type is safer while the other can increa... Read more
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