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Low Impact Homes Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Impact Homes.

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Yoga Helps Prevent Middle-Age Spread

A new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle, Washington has found that regular yoga practice may help normal-weight people prevent middle-age spread and may promote weight loss among those who are overweight. ...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  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

Calculating the Cost of Growing Your Own Food

Many of us assume that a backyard vegetable garden can save us money, but is it really true? After investing in equipment, soil, seeds and water, do you really come out on top? The answer varies upon the size of your garden, whether you start yo...  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

Boyfriend brought home the mother in laws rice and
Updated 9/18/2016 9:15:03 PM

Boyfriend brought home the mother in laws rice and beans...so hard to resist..I had to have them. I guess it will replace my dinner plan...  Read more

I'm a stay at home and homeschool mom in Oklahoma.
Updated 9/18/2016 8:26:19 PM

I'm a stay at home and homeschool mom in Oklahoma. I've been using My Fitness Pal for a while and want to compare the apps. Spark People seems more complicated and I can't figure out how to add friends or look for them. #firstpost #friendfinder...  Read more

Things are looking good with my low carb high carb
Updated 9/18/2016 3:52:32 PM

Things are looking good with my low carb high carb alternations. I am losing weight pretty consistently and although I am craving carbs still on the occasion I usually can work past them. I am determined to lose this weight and have a new me....  Read more

Running low on my cal count for the day, don't thi
Updated 9/18/2016 12:21:29 PM

Running low on my cal count for the day, don't think I can get 900 in at dinner. Having some dried apricots as a snack....  Read more

I was so hungry on the way home from work this morning. I contemplated stopping at Mc Donald's for a
Updated 9/18/2016 11:27:08 AM

I was so hungry on the way home from work this morning. I contemplated stopping at Mc Donald's for a breakfast sandwich that was my old habit. Decided to eat the apple I had left from lunch and stopped at the nearby park for a brisk 20 minute walk!...  Read more

Richard Simmons Tapes

Richard Simmons tapes keep me going!! He is so cute and motivational, always tells me that he believes in me. The songs are fun, the fitness level can be adapted from high to low impact depending on how you are feeling. There are so many different ta...  Read more

Walking at Home for Fun

When watching tv at home, get up and walk in place. It's an easy way to get some low impact exercise without leaving home....  Read more

Stay at Home Moms

A fantastic group for Stay at Home Moms. Find support from others like you. We have lot's of topics and weekly challenges....  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

High-Intensity Cardio That Isn't Hard on Your Joints

High intensity interval training (aka H.I.I.T.) doesn't always have to be high impact! This workout is perfect for maximizing your cardio time--without pounding your joints. (Oh, and did I mention it’s free of both burpees and squat thrusts...  Read more