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Low Impact Exercise Equipment Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Impact Exercise Equipment.

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How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

Burn 20% More Calories with This Walking Technique

Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b...  Read more

Get Fit Without Leaving the House

Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is...  Read more

Concentrate On Your Core

Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you...  Read more

I had a hard time convincing myself to exercise to
Updated 1/20/2015 1:08:38 AM

I had a hard time convincing myself to exercise today, even though yesterday was my rest day. Thankfully Zumba class is so much fun, I left feeling so much better!...  Read more

Looking for an exercise buddy in the Edmonton, AB
Updated 1/19/2015 3:13:41 PM

Looking for an exercise buddy in the Edmonton, AB area. I would like to take some classes but not keen on joining by myself. Also open to having an online buddy from anywhere :). 42f, no kids. Need to lose 70lbs. Thanks!!...  Read more

That's more of a low-carb diet type of count, whic
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That's more of a low-carb diet type of count, which we aren't set up for. Sorry about that! Coach Denise...  Read more

Okie doke...reached a new low. Thank you so much t
Updated 1/19/2015 11:29:03 AM

Okie doke...reached a new low. Thank you so much to the woman in the grocery store who thought I was pregnant when I'm not. you hurt my feelings, but you've also encouraged me to push that much harder to reach my goals....  Read more

Low Carb Plan with Plenty of Vegetables and Fruits
Updated 1/22/2015 12:07:07 AM

I eat a low carb life, but need some menu plans, guidance and support - I also realize how important veggies and fruits are- want to know how to incorporate them- Looking for target date of may 15 2015...  Read more

Joining a fitness center

I take classes in low impact aerobics, water aerobics, Zumba and Qigong. I am taking the classes with other people who are my age. This helps me to continue with the exercises having a suport group who are like me. I also have access to and use the f...  Read more

Pool exercise

If you have a pool, get some pool exercise equipment and workout in the water. ....  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

CONTEST CLOSED: Mobility Issues? Enter to Win a Resistance Chair

The contest might be closed, but you can get a great deal on your own VQ ActionCare Resistance Chair! Use the code ship4free to get free shipping, and type the word "Spark" in the comments at checkout, and you will get two free DVDs to go w...  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