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Low Impact Fitness Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Impact Fitness.

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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

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

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

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

Crisscross Your Way To A Better Life

The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.   Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise. Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition...  Read more

I'm on a low-calorie, very low-carb diet. I limit
Updated 4/28/2016 10:34:42 PM

I'm on a low-calorie, very low-carb diet. I limit myself to 1200-1500 calories a day, all veggies, fruit and protein and I track every calorie. I still have 200-300 calories left at the end of the day. Do I have to eat all my calories?...  Read more

I'm happy to say I have switched from low carb to
Updated 4/28/2016 9:09:19 PM

I'm happy to say I have switched from low carb to low calorie with little or no gain, and I am sooo much happier with my food choices! It was probably good for me to start on low carb but not sustainable for this gal....  Read more

I just managed to avoid chocolate when feeling low
Updated 4/28/2016 9:29:30 PM

I just managed to avoid chocolate when feeling low at work....  Read more

If you can commit to low carb longterm, then you m
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If you can commit to low carb longterm, then you might want to. If you don't see yourself make that lifelong change, and you are only going to do it to lose the weight, it might not help you. The goal is making healthy, sustainable changes....  Read more

Looking for some exercises that are low impact but
Updated 4/28/2016 8:26:49 PM

Looking for some exercises that are low impact but that are also friendly for pain in the hip and legs. I've been stretching and working with pt to try to get rid of this but really want to do more. Lost 18 already with what I've done but want more....  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

Exercise for Everyone

Exercise for EveryoneMaybe you've never taken an interest in exercise of fitness before and don't know where to start. Or maybe you have mobility issues because of a medical condition and arenít sure how to get started on a fitness program without hu...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Low Impact vs. High Impact Exercises: Which is Right for You?

People often ask me whether certain workouts are "high impact" or "low impact," and in answering them, I have discovered is that there is a lot of confusion among exercisers about what these terms really mean. Yes, they deal somew...  Read more

6 Good Reasons to Try a Spinning Class

As long as I can remember, I was into fitness. I was an active child, athletic and competitive, always trying new sports. Even as a teenager, I loved lifting weights, trying challenging workouts and pushing myself physically. I remember when I was ab...  Read more

New Low Impact Fitness Workout

Coach Nicole's Upper Body Resistance Band Workout: www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic
les.asp?id=1331 I am going to give this a try as my limited mobility lately has been hard to do some other workouts. I can use a chair and st...  Read more