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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

wow yummy! How did you get it to stay so low in ca
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wow yummy! How did you get it to stay so low in calories? Even with Pita bread mine is always around 400 even with low fat cheese :(...  Read more

I thought I'd eat better bring away from home and
Updated 4/27/2016 9:16:45 PM

I thought I'd eat better bring away from home and dependent on my daughter to go to a store but nope..... Chocolate is killing me and it's my fault...  Read more

Does anyone have any favorite low carb salad dress
Updated 4/28/2016 8:56:56 PM

Does anyone have any favorite low carb salad dressing? I usually go without and just use cheese, but I need some variety!...  Read more

When I tried low carb I did 50 carbs a day. Now I
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When I tried low carb I did 50 carbs a day. Now I used the Atkins site because they use a calculation to help. They take fiber into consideration to calculate net carbs. It made it a lot easier to accomplish then just reading labels. good luck...  Read more

It's cool today and cloudy. Home from work early.
Updated 4/27/2016 11:51:25 AM

It's cool today and cloudy. Home from work early. Going to watch news, eat lunch, take a nap, and go to Dr. appointment....  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

My Son

My son is 14 years old and the dynamic here between him and his step-father have recently taken a turn for the worst. There isn't a lot I can do as a mother or wife to make it right between them but to stay positive. I try to stay positive by working...  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