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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

Favorite low carb recipes?
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Favorite low carb recipes?...  Read more

Another issue of a low income budget is when somet
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Another issue of a low income budget is when something breaks it's hard to replace it right away. We have no stove. We have a toaster oven, a toaster, a microwave, and the stove top still works. That makes cooking kind of difficult for cooking....  Read more

My husband brought ice cream home last night. My w
Updated 8/27/2016 11:12:26 AM

My husband brought ice cream home last night. My weakness. I'm proud to say, I passed it up and had popcorn instead....  Read more

I am suppose to be eating low carb but it seems so hard to do so far! Seems like everything I like a
Updated 8/27/2016 9:35:28 AM

I am suppose to be eating low carb but it seems so hard to do so far! Seems like everything I like are carbs. Help!!! #lowcarb...  Read more

Looking for new low carb soup ideas
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Looking for new low carb soup ideas...  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

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