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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

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

Hi all, I am new to Az. Show Low, and was wonderin
Updated 5/28/2015 8:44:59 PM

Hi all, I am new to Az. Show Low, and was wondering was there any one else up here on the mt. I need someone to keep us both on track; and 80 pounds to lose. HELP...  Read more

I'm on day 3 of low carb. I'm down from 199 to 194
Updated 5/28/2015 7:06:33 AM

I'm on day 3 of low carb. I'm down from 199 to 194.6. I know it's partly water weight but truthfully, idw water on me either. I'm excited....  Read more

Help! I am almost always too low on my calories bu
Updated 5/27/2015 10:43:18 PM

Help! I am almost always too low on my calories but I'm right on with protein, carbs and everything else! How do I boost calories without boosting carbs, sugars or fats?...  Read more

Choosing Activity Level
Updated 6/1/2015 4:09:17 PM

Hi everyone, I'm having trouble deciding on which activity level I need to pick. When I first signed up for Sparkpeople, I chose sedentary. I know that what exercise I do in addition to normal everyday activity is not factored into that number....  Read more

Excited about a day of outdoor activities today. S
Updated 5/27/2015 9:46:47 AM

Excited about a day of outdoor activities today. Started right with egg & zucchini cakes, 16 oz water, & a good stretch. Off for a job! Thanks to these blogs for motivation...  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