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Low Impact Activities Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Impact Activities.

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9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  Read more

Post-Marathon Recovery Tips

Running a marathon can be one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of your life.   I can’t say that I always love training for these races, but the feeling of accomplishment I experience when I cross the finish line is lik...  Read more

3 Strikes Against Running: Is it Time to Hang up Your Sneakers?

Running is one of those activities that people either love or hate (and sometimes both at the same time). If you're out there pounding the pavement, you may field quite a few questions about why you voluntarily undergo such torture. And if you...  Read more

Protecting Your Joints During Exercise

Exercise is good for your heart, helps with weight loss and provides a variety of health-related benefits. At the same time, exercise comes with a certain degree of injury risk, and depending on the activity, it can also put a lot of stress on your j...  Read more

Tips and Hints to Deal with Shin Splints

The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt...  Read more

Activity will be going to the beach today...once I
Updated 7/24/2016 11:11:22 AM

Activity will be going to the beach today...once I get my butt in gear....  Read more

I haven't been here much lately. Just kinda layin low. I fell the other night and broke my ankle
Updated 7/23/2016 10:01:12 AM

I haven't been here much lately. Just kinda layin low. I fell the other night and broke my ankle...  Read more

Any fans of the keto diet or low carb?
Updated 7/23/2016 6:45:28 AM

Any fans of the keto diet or low carb?...  Read more

Two days in a row I was able to get over 1300 calories. I didn't hit my low (1500) but I still got o
Updated 7/27/2016 3:35:20 PM

Two days in a row I was able to get over 1300 calories. I didn't hit my low (1500) but I still got over 1000! #woohoo #smallvictory #countingcalories...  Read more

I've been told to do water activities for my exerc
Updated 7/22/2016 10:28:36 PM

I've been told to do water activities for my exercise. But I hate water. Trying to convince myself to get in a pool is brutal....  Read more

Involve the kids

If I am going to miss a workout, I schedule a 'fit' activity with the kids instead, like taking a walk on the conservation trail,playing some soccer in the backyard or playing dance revolution. Low impact activities are better than nothing when I mis...  Read more

Depression Is Reduced By Staying Active

People who have diabetes run a greater risk of depression. Activity can help insulin work better, strengthen your heart & muscles, lower your blood sugar, blood pressure, & cholesterol. A little activity can have a big impact! Stretch,walk, swim.......  Read more

Alabama

The official State of Alabama Team for residents only. Check out our team page for loads of motivating activities!...  Read more

Senior Playgrounds Offer New Exercise Options

Who says that playgrounds should be just for kids? London's Hyde Park area is set to open a new outdoor playground specifically geared toward older adults. The equipment will be designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength through low impa...  Read more

How to Injure Yourself at the Gym

Although I’ve been a fitness coach for years, I will admit that I don’t always practice what I preach.  I don’t stretch quite as much as I should, and as a result, I’ve sustained frustrating injuries that could easily hav...  Read more