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Muscle Workout Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Muscle Workout.

Smart Ways to Soothe Sore Muscles

Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have...  Read more

Workouts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Snow enthusiasts everywhere are counting down the days until they can hit the slopes. Both skiing and snowboarding are fun and exciting winter pursuits. But these demanding physical activities also pose high risks. Without proper training, you won...  Read more

High Intensity Strength Training

If you’re getting bored with your normal strength training routine, or if you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, think about trying HIT: High Intensity Training. HIT is a specialized approach to strength training th...  Read more

What to Do After a Workout

Many of us have a great pre-workout and workout routine. We drink plenty of water before and during exercise, warm up, stretch, work the entire body, and even get in some cardio training as well. Then, after the last exercise, we promptly head back t...  Read more

Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

I need some input about a pulled muscle...
Updated 11/30/2015 6:17:54 PM

Hi, About a week and a half ago I woke up in the morning, tried to sit up, and pulled my neck/shoulder muscle with my leading side. It hurts pretty bad and feels like a nerve is pinched in several places down my arm. Like the 'funny-bone' feeling...  Read more

What is the one song in your workout playlist that
Updated 11/27/2015 7:06:32 PM

What is the one song in your workout playlist that can always get you moving or give you that second wind?...  Read more

I just did my first cardio workout after getting o
Updated 11/27/2015 10:46:09 AM

I just did my first cardio workout after getting over that darn cold. I cant wait to get back on the track....  Read more

Have not fit a workout in for two days...TODAY is
Updated 11/27/2015 7:28:53 PM

Have not fit a workout in for two days...TODAY is the day. Simple enough goal for today, I will put aside 45 minutes for me....  Read more

We are at a resort. I got up at 5:30 to workout be
Updated 11/27/2015 8:52:02 AM

We are at a resort. I got up at 5:30 to workout before hubby & toddler wake up. They won't open it until 7:00. Have you ever heard of that? My bad for not checking last night but seriously????...  Read more

easy on the joints

water exercises and swimming move all the major muscle groups with minimal wear on the joints giving an excellent aerobic workout...  Read more

Cardio and Strength Training 50/50

Cardio is a great way to burn calories and fat, but it also burns muscle. Strength Training will build new muscle, which will also burn EXTRA calories (and replace the muscle you may have lost from all that Cardio.) Also, don't forget to eat a few mo...  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

For Men Only: Are You a Mirror-Muscle Guy, or the Real Deal?

If you spend much time in the gym, you’re probably familiar with the “mirror muscle” crowd. They’re the guys who spend most of their time doing exercises that work the upper body muscles you can see while looking in the mirror—chest, abs, shoulders,...  Read more

You Asked: ''Should I Work Out Today If I'm Still Sore from Yesterday's Workout?''

It's common for beginners to experience muscle soreness that lasts for a week or two, just as seasoned exercisers will be sore after a tough workout. Yes, you should keep working out even though you are sore, but there is more to it than that.&nb...  Read more