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Low Intensity Exercise Examples Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Low Intensity Exercise Examples.

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The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Reference Guide to Anaerobic Exercise

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an...  Read more

Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  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

I need buddies!!! I just started a low carb diet y
Updated 5/5/2015 8:38:59 AM

I need buddies!!! I just started a low carb diet yesterday. I usually start this journey and give up after about 3days. I need to feel like I'm in this with someone and not alone. I just found this app and love it already....  Read more

Have been very successful recently with a very low
Updated 5/5/2015 8:38:51 AM

Have been very successful recently with a very low calorie eating plan.....fell off today with one chick fil a spicy chicken biscuit for breakfast at a meeting...even though I was drinking my coffee. Feeling bad about it....  Read more

I get easily bored too, exercise wise. I have been
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I get easily bored too, exercise wise. I have been much more successful finding activity that I actually enjoy and even find fun :) As far as food, you've got to find fuel that you like as well, and try new things. As previously said, dont think diet...  Read more

I am at the early stages of exercise and want to t
Updated 5/4/2015 10:30:05 PM

I am at the early stages of exercise and want to track steps/day-where do I do that?...  Read more

I've eaten 1400 cals today and haven't exercised.
Updated 5/5/2015 6:56:09 AM

I've eaten 1400 cals today and haven't exercised. I feel terrible....  Read more

Intensity

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

Muscle Your Way to Stronger Bones

One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause.   The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a...  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