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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

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

Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  Read more

Just completed two low impact aerobics workouts an
Updated 5/26/2016 11:06:28 AM

Just completed two low impact aerobics workouts and I'm sweating bullets. Getting ready to down my 2nd 32oz of water for the day...  Read more

What is a fun activity for the long weekend that w
Updated 5/27/2016 2:56:13 AM

What is a fun activity for the long weekend that will satisfy your exercise but it will be done with family? :-) :-)...  Read more

Favorite low calorie snack? Right now mine are Smartfood White Cheddar Popcorn for 70 calories for a
Updated 5/26/2016 4:38:54 AM

Favorite low calorie snack? Right now mine are Smartfood White Cheddar Popcorn for 70 calories for a small bag and Dole Dark Chocolate Covered frozen Strawberries for 60 calories a pack. Gives me my salty and sweet fixes. #lowcal #snack...  Read more

Lots of cardio Lots of out door activity lots of m
Updated 5/25/2016 8:56:27 PM

Lots of cardio Lots of out door activity lots of martial arts/ karate lots of works lots of good good choices, lots of water easy attitude strong willingness...  Read more

Anybody know how low fat intake should be for a GE
Updated 5/25/2016 5:37:53 PM

Anybody know how low fat intake should be for a GERD diet?...  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