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Outdoor Exercise Stations Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Outdoor Exercise Stations.

The Benefits of Circuit Training

Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee...  Read more

Workout Tips for Stay-at-Home Parents

When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my...  Read more

Are You Cheating Yourself by Choosing the Treadmill?

When it comes to running (and walking), you have two types of people: those who adore the outdoors and those who would rather have their try at the treadmill. I've heard countless reasons from each type of runner on exactly why they choose to run...  Read more

The Frequent Traveler's Guide to Staying Healthy

Fitting in fitness, eating well and having the time to relax and rejuvenate can be an overwhelming quest for anyone—and if you add business travel to the mix, it may even feel impossible.  However, if traveling for business is part of...  Read more

Exercising with Seasonal Allergies

For some people, exercise itself is an uncomfortable activity, with all the sweating, huffing and puffing, and challenge that comes with elevating your heart rate for an extended period of time. But for people with seasonal allergies, the discomforts...  Read more

What's your favorite exercise?
Updated 11/30/2015 9:40:21 PM

What's your favorite exercise?...  Read more

tracking exercise with a fitbit charge HR
Updated 11/30/2015 11:34:39 PM

My fitbit posts my "all day activity" calorie burn to Spark. When I go to the gym I add all the strength training exercise I do to my SP exercise page. Calories are added manually so I don't add any calories burned to them. I figure my fitbit is t...  Read more

Anyone Up For A 21 Day Exercise Spark Challenge???
Updated 11/30/2015 4:49:57 PM

Keeping it simple. Aim for a 20-30 minute workout for 21 days to jumpstart for the new year! 381...  Read more

I just started eating healthy and exercising today
Updated 11/30/2015 4:06:46 PM

I just started eating healthy and exercising today, and I know that losing weight will be hard, but I'm determined!...  Read more

You can create custom exercises to accurately trac

You can create custom exercises to accurately track your terms of calories, you'd have to estimate those (unless you have a fitness tracker) but time is certainly doable. Either way, custom exercise may be the way to go....  Read more

Wii makes exercise fun

The Wii is really useful in meeting my exercise goals especially when the summer heat makes outdoor exercising more difficult. 198...  Read more

Must drink more water...

Get a water bottle that you like. Your bottle can be just as much a part of your outfit as your purse. Then take it with you. If you like looking at it, then you'll like having it around. AND it's easier to keep track of oz, when the size doesn't cha...  Read more


Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone...  Read more

Senior Playgrounds Offer New Exercise Options

Who says that playgrounds should be just for kids? London's Hyde Park area is set to open a new outdoor playground specifically geared toward older adults. The equipment will be designed to improve balance, flexibility and strength through low impa...  Read more

Fuel Up without Filling Out at the Gas Station

Are you traveling for the holidays? Chances are high that you are—AAA reports that 93.3 million Americans will be traveling between Christmas and New Year’s Day, which is a 1.6 percent increase from last year. And when you're tra...  Read more