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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

Feel a bit sad and achey today :( low motivation
Updated 7/31/2015 6:59:15 PM

Feel a bit sad and achey today :( low motivation and very, very slow....  Read more

You should see your calories burned on your home s
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You should see your calories burned on your home screen or the Log screen. Coach Denise...  Read more

vegan athlete, always have a hard time with low ca
Updated 7/30/2015 3:20:06 PM

vegan athlete, always have a hard time with low carb and high protein foods. any suggestions other than seitan or hemp?...  Read more

I miss my goal board on my home page...the inspira
Updated 7/30/2015 3:25:13 PM

I miss my goal board on my home page...the inspirational pictures and quotes that I had picked. I can't seem to figure out how to get that back...any help would be appreciated....  Read more

You can make a low carb chicken salad using a pre-
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You can make a low carb chicken salad using a pre-done rotisserie bird from the grocery (remove skin/bones, shred meat). I swap avocado & plain Greek yogurt for mayo (healthy fat + more protein), and add yellow mustard + cajun seasoning for some kick...  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

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