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Lung Capacity Increase Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Lung Capacity Increase.

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

How to Breathe During Exercise

When people begin a fitness program, they understandably have lots of questions, from how to perform certain moves to which exercises are most effective. One question that everyone seems to ask is how to breathe properly when working out. I know...  Read more

Learn to Love Running

If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci...  Read more

Cardio Exercise Tips for Seniors

There’s no doubt that getting older changes your body and appearance, but it also affects your ability to exercise. Your maximum heart rate declines with age, which means your heart and lungs can’t pump as much oxygen and blood to your mu...  Read more

''How I Became a Runner at Age 48''

Robin (KASHMIR) has been a member of SparkPeople since 2006. She has lost 95 pounds and is training for her first marathon. Robin Before Robin After What m...  Read more

Mean lungs!
Updated 9/18/2015 9:37:10 AM

I have lung disease. I smoked for many years and now on oxygen most of the time. I am allowed off the oxygen two hours a day and while bathing as long as I can tolerate it. Since exercise is vital for weight loss and to firm the body, I am at a loss....  Read more

Increased my weight for my RIP class ar
Updated 9/10/2015 10:35:40 AM

Increased my weight for my RIP class arms are sore!!...  Read more

Increased my run speed by .2 mph. my legs are jell
Updated 9/8/2015 12:53:51 PM

Increased my run speed by .2 mph. my legs are jelly. Glad tomorrow is a day off!...  Read more

bp check suggests increase in meds not taken effec
Updated 9/3/2015 2:58:05 PM

bp check suggests increase in meds not taken effect yet - 151/102 - how am i actually functioning??!...  Read more

I have increased my excerise and I feel like I'm r
Updated 9/2/2015 10:19:06 PM

I have increased my excerise and I feel like I'm retaining more fluids? Has anyone else had this happen? I'm increasing my water too to see if it helps....  Read more

Pounds not dropping but getting healthier!

Every time I don't see a drop on the scale, I remind myself that the steps I'm taking by eating healthier and exercising more are making me healthier for later in life! I'm lowering my resting heart rate, increasing lung capacity, firming up & havin...  Read more


Cardio activity should be about building lung capacity NOT endurance. In order to "go the distance", one needs to store fat to complete the exercise. -- In the past I trained for a marathon. Now I need a steady, day-to-day activity that allows me fit...  Read more

Iron Maidens

Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!...  Read more

Can Taking the Stairs Really Prolong Your Life? You Bet!

A study at the University of Geneva has shown how something as small as taking the stairs instead of the elevator can have a big impact on your health. The study started with 69 participants who had a sedentary lifestyle, meaning they did less than...  Read more

21 Benefits of Healthy Living

I recently came across a quote that read, "Healthy living is a life sentence, you will never be pararoled or pardoned."  What I love about this quote is that healthy living is a way of living. It is not something that can be measured b...  Read more