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Moderate Intensity Exercise Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Moderate Intensity Exercise.

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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

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

What to Eat Before You Work Out

Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab...  Read more

5 Mind-Body Exercises for a Healthier Heart

There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also...  Read more

Exercising with Type 2 Diabetes

If your doctor has diagnosed you with Type 2 diabetes, then she has probably already told you about the importance of adding exercise to your treatment plan. Physical activity can help you improve your blood sugar control, lose weight, and reduce you...  Read more

Hi everyone, trying to stay motivated to exercise.
Updated 9/21/2016 10:40:55 AM

Hi everyone, trying to stay motivated to exercise. Any tips?...  Read more

Health issue preventing much exercise. Maybe I can
Updated 9/20/2016 11:21:56 AM

Health issue preventing much exercise. Maybe I can get my nutrition on track. Anyone tried plexus? I bought it to give it a go...  Read more

Ok I got started early exercising and at 12 gonna
Updated 9/20/2016 10:25:10 AM

Ok I got started early exercising and at 12 gonna walk again for 30 I'm motivated gotta lose this 12 pounds water, water, water!...  Read more

Having trouble finding time to exercise. My day is
Updated 9/20/2016 10:32:18 AM

Having trouble finding time to exercise. My day is immensely full all the time. Anyone have some short routines I can do in between cooking, laundry, day care, and evening work?...  Read more

How do you handle high temperatures outside?? #fitness #exercise
Updated 9/21/2016 5:46:06 AM

How do you handle high temperatures outside?? #fitness #exercise...  Read more

Exercise and Physical Activity: What's the Difference?

Exercise and Physical Activity: What's the Difference?Learn the difference between physical activity and exercise, and how each can contribute to physical fitness.Physical activity is defined as movement that involves contraction of your muscles. Any...  Read more

How Much Exercise Is Enough?

.15 Ways to Burn 150 CaloriesWhat You Didn't Know About ExerciseBefore you make a decision on how much exercise you need, you should have a good idea of your exercise goal or goals: Are you exercising for physical fitness, weight control, or as a way...  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

1 Hour: Amount Women Should Exercise to Prevent Weight Gain

We all know that regular physical activity has a variety of health benefits and can help with weight loss. But wouldn't it be nice to know how much you need to exercise daily in order to prevent weight problems in the first place? According to a ne...  Read more

Step Up the Pace to Turn a Walk into a Workout

Walking can be a great form of exercise. It's cost effective, easy on the joints and can be done almost anywhere. But how fast does your walk need to be? A new study in The American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that 100 steps per minute ca...  Read more

Gardening Counts as "Moderate Intensity" Exercise...Wow!

I sure hope that gardening counts as exercise because that is what I did...lol. A lot of shoveling, digging, pulling, shaking, and walking back and forth was going on with the dirt. It definitely worked my glutes, hamstrings, arms, and chest. I...  Read more

Can Playing Active Video Games Equal Moderate Intensity Exercise?

I like how this research was conducted by Nintendo - LOL. We have a Wii and we have the Wii Games and I KNOW my daughter gets a lot of activity by playing these games. We don't have the Wii Fit YET but I bet you can a decent work out on it. w...  Read more