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In a new series of videos, Coach Nicole will demonstrate some of her favorite... Read more
For shoulders and arms, few gym machines are more effective than the Overhead Press. It works the deltoid muscles, or the sides of your shoulders, which are good for lifting boxes from shelves or picking up a small child. If you’ve never used t... Read more
Exercise beginners usually try to make up for lost time by going all out their first week. The result? Injury or intense soreness. Pain does not necessarily mean gain.
Many injuries occur at joints, where bones meet and provide motion. An enormo... Read more
Pain presents itself in myriad forms: the immediate, throbbing sensation of stubbing a toe; the nagging, stinging burn of a sore throat; the take-your-breath-away feeling when you move your "bad back" in the wrong way; the heaviness of lift... Read more
This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 3 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
Bent Over Rows
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So i have tried before to lose weight. I have about 60 lbs to lose now. I am so sick of being like this... i feel so bad about myself I often get depressed. I'll try and start doing good, and just go "Whats the point?" i think that i'll be like this... Read more
So for the first time I went for a run with my son in the jogging stroller, as we are doing a race next month. It was soooo hard! I really felt it in my legs as I wasn't using my arms to run! Does anyone have any advice on how to make it easier or an... Read more
Hi everyone in Sparkpeople land!
I have been very tried lately. I don't know exactly why, but I have. I have to literally force myself to exercise. I went to the doctors and he stated that I should be using a multivitamin, but I take them. I do... Read more
One of my big goals in life is to actually be able to do a real pushup.
I'm wondering how long it took you before you could do a pushup. Right now I weigh 255lbs and my upper body strength and core strength is terrible. I'm working on that with ex... Read more
Working our biceps is important, but we must not neglect the back of the arms, better known as the triceps. Working both muscle groups allows for muscle balance, therefore reducing our risk for injury. Because the triceps are comprised of smaller m... Read more
Compound exercises are those exercises that work multiple muscles or muscle groups around multiple joints such as a squat. Isolation exercises, on the other hand, work a single muscle or muscle group around a single joint such as a bicep curl. Compou... Read more
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