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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

After being away from home for a few days , I find
Updated 6/19/2016 10:49:17 AM

After being away from home for a few days , I find it easier to eat at a restaurant with a healthy lifestyle than in other people's homes. Sometimes you just have to be polite and "do as the Romans do"...  Read more

So I was too low on my calorie goals the other day
Updated 6/19/2016 1:03:08 AM

So I was too low on my calorie goals the other day. I only had 605 out of my 1300 goal. I know it's not good for my metabolism but I have been coming off of Zoloft and Wellbutrin and have no appetite. Any tips on stimulating appetite?...  Read more

Home alone for first time in.... Well forever! And
Updated 6/18/2016 9:21:19 PM

Home alone for first time in.... Well forever! And all i can think is just relax, and that makes me think of food. So i just havent gotten up, sipping on water and watching Finding Nemo....  Read more

When I eat at home most of my meals are under 350
Updated 6/18/2016 7:08:35 PM

When I eat at home most of my meals are under 350 cal. At the end of the day I find I have to eat something else to hit my minimum. Went out to lunch, managed to eat 823 calories, even subbing a couple things out....  Read more

I want to exercise tonight but my legs and lower b
Updated 6/18/2016 7:19:03 PM

I want to exercise tonight but my legs and lower back are killing me from working today. Plus I've racked up almost 21,000 steps today...  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

Working out 25 mins per day

A cardio workout for 25 minutes per day is a great way to stay motivated because it's a short intense physical exercise that will get you sweating. The workout is super easy and a 25 minutes of intense workout leaves me feeling like I did 1 hours of...  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

A 30-Minute Barre Workout That Is Easy on the Knees

Barre is an amazing way to strengthen all the muscles in your body, but all those plies can be a killer on the knees. Not anymore. With this knee-friendly routine, you can enjoy the ballet-inspired exercise without the pain. Target your entire body w...  Read more