Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup!
Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo... Read more
We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b... Read more
What “fitness feat” have you always wanted to accomplish? I think we all have something in mind, a seemingly insurmountable task that we just wish, for whatever reason, we could do. You see other people accomplish it with ease, and you se... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Who would have thought time would fly so fast!? An entire year in the blink of an eye.
Looking back at this year I've had lots of ups and downs, but I wouldn't have changed getting myself off of the couch and getting active for a second. Who would... Read more
I'm usually a really positive person but I'm feeling discouraged. I'm also usually a pretty self-sufficient person, so introducing myself here is out of character. But maybe it will help.
I have a stressful job (who doesn't, right?)... like really... Read more
Yesterday was some kind of a party day for my family, my father bought some beef, wine and desserts, my uncle and aunt cooked and everyone ate more than what we needed including me). At the end I ate 3 small pieces of fruit cafe, 2 gluten free peanut... Read more
I can't help but notice that sparkpeople site has an awful lot of FOOD (Bad Food) ads on it. Here I am looking for healthy choices and the side bar is showing me how to make fluffy pumpkin bars, and where to find the best chocolate candies. Seriously... Read more
When doing squats or pushups do every 10 a different way. example do 10 with hands close together then with hands far apart or the side ones as shown in the spark exercise email today. Same with squats feet near or far apart... Read more
Everytime I go to the bathroom at work, I do some pushups. Not on the floor, of course, but on the counter. I stand about three feet away, position my hands on the counter, and do 10 'pushups.'... Read more
The Perfect Pushup is one of the most popular fitness tools around right now. For about $40 you can snag these specially designed pushup handles that rotate. But pushups are a pretty simple exercise, and they're great because they work so many muscle... Read more
No one wants saggy or flabby arms that flap like wings when you wave to a friend or raise your glass for a celebratory toast. That back-of-the-upper-arm area is a common trouble zone for women, a place where extra fat and excess skin seems to gather,... Read more
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