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Low Intensity Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Intensity Exercise.

The Best Fat-Burning Advice

Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di...  Read more

Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Carbohydrate Adjustments for Exercisers with Diabetes

Many people with diabetes have special needs that should be considered when planning an exercise program. Exercise can cause your blood glucose levels to drop too much, especially if you take insulin or other glucose-lowering medications. Sympto...  Read more

8 Workouts You'll Love if You Hate to Sweat

There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko...  Read more

An Exerciser's Guide to Skin Care

There’s no disputing the fact that exercise is good for the human body. So it stands to reason that exercise would also benefit the body's largest organ: its skin. But does working up a sweat actually do anything good for your skin—or...  Read more

Cholesterol, how to lower it?
Updated 11/20/2015 9:23:56 AM

40 4 My cholesterol is going wild and its very high now, and rising up, what to do to lower it with food?...  Read more

I need little bit of help with exercise ideas. I a
Updated 11/20/2015 12:07:53 PM

I need little bit of help with exercise ideas. I am a Floridian going 2 Michigan 4 thanksgiving. Here my main exercise is walking / jogging outside, but with what the weather looks like I don't think I will be venturing out there, I will not have...  Read more

Gained 0.1lbs in 25 or so days of no exercising an
Updated 11/20/2015 4:00:06 AM

Gained 0.1lbs in 25 or so days of no exercising and eating unhealthy. I'm very proud of that....  Read more

When I'm entering my workout exercise. It asks me
Updated 11/20/2015 4:00:32 AM

When I'm entering my workout exercise. It asks me the weight. Is that MY weight or the weight of the dumbells/machine lbs that I'm using?...  Read more

are there any low carb menu plans here?
Updated 11/20/2015 1:43:13 AM

are there any low carb menu plans here?...  Read more


I ramp up the intensity and I can feel and see the exercise benefits faster....  Read more

Interval Training

Exercising with periods of high intensity and alternating them with periods of low intensity keeps me burning calories far after I've stopped working out. Intervals can speed up weight loss. It has mine!...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

The Truth about the 'Fat-Burning Zone' and Weight Loss

The information on cardio machines can be deceiving. The "fat burning zone" is a myth that is based on a fact, but taken out of context. It's true that higher intensity exercise uses more glucose and glycogen (the form of energy yo...  Read more

7 Good Reasons to Try Interval Training

What if I told you there was an exercise technique that could burn more calories—and fat—in less time that was also fun? You may think that I was hawking some fitness gadget in an infomercial, or simply lying to you, but neither of those...  Read more

Why I Am Fitting in More Low Intensity Exercise

I think there is currently too much emphasis on high intensity exercise. I'm definitely a practitioner of HIIT, but I don't do it to the exclusion of everything else. There's a lot going for low intensity exercise, but most people dismiss the m...  Read more