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Low Impact Sports Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Impact Sports.

Return to the Outdoors with Your Bike

With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th...  Read more

Burn 20% More Calories with This Walking Technique

Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b...  Read more

Are Your Friends Making You Fat?

If your friend who lives across the country comes down with a cold, you’re surely not going to catch it from her. But if she becomes overweight, that just might spread to you. So say researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Universi...  Read more

Are You Wearing the Right Sports Bra?

Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during...  Read more

Crisscross Your Way To A Better Life

The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.   Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise. Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition...  Read more

Any ideas for foods that are tasty and low in calo
Updated 10/12/2015 11:47:26 PM

Any ideas for foods that are tasty and low in calories. Especially snack foods?...  Read more

Why is it bad for your back? Is it the impact of t

Why is it bad for your back? Is it the impact of the hoop, or the motion with your body?...  Read more

I started a Low Carb Diet, which pretty means only
Updated 10/12/2015 2:08:35 PM

I started a Low Carb Diet, which pretty means only meat, cheese, and sugar-free. I am here to tell you that it is very hard but not impossible....  Read more

Low Carbers?
Updated 10/12/2015 4:01:22 PM

Hello:) Why is weight loss so hard? I have been doing low carb for about a month along with reducing my calorie intake and in a month I'm down 2 pounds. I hear how so many people loose lots on low carb early on so it's a little frustrating. When I...  Read more

I got to my lowest ever weight today!! Started at
Updated 10/12/2015 8:06:52 AM

I got to my lowest ever weight today!! Started at 133 and I was 117.6 this morning! (I'm a little over 5'6")...  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

Prevent Wet Phone & Pedometer

Tip: Ever get caught in rain/snow/sleet? Take a few small plastic sandwich bags when you go on your walk, hike, sporting event...great prevention for anyone of any age who might be at risk for a wet phone/pedometer from wet pockets!! Easier than ric...  Read more

Spark Motorcycle Club

Do you like to ride or ride with a partner? Love cruisers, sport bikes, off-roads, and everything in between? Want to get and stay fit with fellow riders? Then this is the place for you!...  Read more

Proposed Guidelines for Marketing Food to Kids: What Do You Think?

Last month the US government released new guidelines that crack down on how the food industry can market products to children. The new, voluntary guidelines ask for healthier alternatives to be touted, while halting marketing of sugary cereals and ot...  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