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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

How to Exercise Your Resiliency Muscle

I sat listening quietly to the women in my monthly weight-loss support group talk amongst themselves over the conference line. Marge was sharing how happy she was to be back to her regular daily walks after months of being derailed by her broken ankl...  Read more

8 Ways to Build Maximum Muscle in Minimal Time

"Time is money," Benjamin Franklin advised a young tradesman in a 1748 essay. Although we don’t know to what extent he applied Franklin’s wisdom, most of us do understand the implications of this adage in our own lives. When it...  Read more

Strength Training: Good for Muscles, Great for Bones

My doctor frowned last spring as he studied the test results. "You have a little bone thinning," he said. "It's time for you to start some resistance training." The news didn't surprise me. My grandmother was st...  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

Kettlebell workout scheduled today
Updated 7/9/2014 7:05:13 AM

Hello. I have a 35ish minute kettlebell workout scheduled for today. I was just wondering: I don't want to undereat today.....so can anyone tell me around how many calories I should be getting? I actually am following the Weight Watchers points s...  Read more

Seated Cardio Workout Video
Updated 7/2/2014 3:56:16 PM

I usually save my exercise for the evening, but just found out that our evening is packed with some family plans. No big deal, but I feel odd not having done "something" before I go to bed, so I decided to finally try one of the seated workouts at w...  Read more

Shop: workout music
Updated 7/1/2014 12:14:20 PM

On the SP Shopping page for Workout Music there are 2 buttons -iTunes and Amazon. How do you know which one to choose? I have a Windows operating system and I want to put the music on a SanDisk Sansa Clip mp3 player....  Read more

Anyone ever try the Insanity workout program?
Updated 6/29/2014 10:59:00 AM

I just got mine in the mail today. I've never worked out a day in my life, not really anyway, and I looked up the most effective program and this just kept coming up, and dr. Oz did it live and everything so I was sold, that day I bought it read...  Read more

Printable Workouts (vs. DVD/Video usage)
Updated 6/28/2014 3:11:59 PM

There are many workouts that I come across that are video/DVD/youtube and they are good ones. Previously we were given the option to print the workout. I have noticed here lately all the video routines I'm receiving do NOT give that option. While vid...  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