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Low Impact Step Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Impact Step.

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&...  Read more

9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes...  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

5 Myths and Facts about Your Credit Score

My husband narrowed his eyes. "Don't let this place run a credit check on us just so you can open yet another store credit card," he warned. "I've heard checking your credit too often and opening too many cards can drop your score.&qu...  Read more

VIDEO: 10-Minute Upper Body Dumbbell Workout

 (Scroll down to push 'play' on the video player.)   About This Workout Take the first step toward fitness and before you know it, you've formed a healthy habit. World-renowned fitness expert, Petra Kolber is best known fo...  Read more

low carb help
Updated 4/13/2014 1:33:13 PM

Hi Everyone:) I have been trying to do low carb again and I feel like I'm having no luck with it. When I first did the low carb diet I was 19 and lost 30lbs in 3 months and done it a couple of times in my early 20s and did great. I'm 35 now and can't...  Read more

Tilapia, I love your low-low 149 calories
Updated 4/15/2014 2:13:03 PM

9 Oh Tilapia, with your low calories, I can savor the idea of a dessert this evening. But maybe I'll just do something sensible like a handful of roasted almonds....  Read more

Weightloss When You Already Have Low Body Fat
Updated 4/14/2014 11:21:17 AM

Hello, SparkCommunity. I realize this is going to sound ridiculous, but I would like to lose some weight and I'm not sure how to go about it. I am a female competitive distance runner, and although my body fat percentage is quite low (~17) I...  Read more

Finally Taking this Step
Updated 4/4/2014 3:14:54 PM

Hello everyone, I've been a member of SparkPeople for quite a few months now, trying to use the nutrition and fitness tracking to kickstart my weight loss. However, it hasn't quite been working and I decided to actually dive into the community h...  Read more

Low Carb / Sugar Free Crepes
Updated 4/3/2014 12:34:04 PM

In my quest to make breakfast still tastey yet lower in carbs and lower in sugar and healthier for my kids (and me) here is what I made today and it turned out great! Kids loved it. 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup protein powder ( I used su...  Read more

Do what YOU can!!

Don't let physical issues prevent you from exercising! Do what you can, find something that works for you and your circumstances. I can't run, so I do low-impact step .. I CAN do that....  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

THE WALKING WARRIORS_Sisters in Sweat

Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  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

Americans Walk Less and Gain More

My daughterís preschool is less than Ĺ mile from our house, so most days (weather permitting), I push my son up in our double stroller to get her. I feel bad enough driving her to school (my kids donít get up early enough to walk in the morning), bu...  Read more

Richard Simmon's low impact step aerobics

This morning I didn't walk. 311311311311311 I exercised with my Richard Simmon's Low Impact Step Aerobics tape. I think this is the first time I've lasted 40 minutes. This is a more strenuous workout than just walking around the neighborhood...  Read more