You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
Many people think of exercise as a chore—something they have to do to reach a goal, like lose weight, tone up, or be a better athlete. But fitness is more than just a means to an end. It's a healthy behavior that should be a permanent part... Read more
With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po... Read more
So whenever I do cardio or weight training, I get really anxious and have panic attacks. Is there any way to overcome the mental fear of exercise? I feel silly freaking out over something that's such a non-big-deal!... Read more
Has anyone tried P90x or is anyone doing it now? I started it this week with the Lean routine for faster weight loss. I gotta say I enjoy it so far even though it is tough. I can't wait for the results to show.... Read more
I have been doing a combo of cardio and strength training the last 5 weeks. I did not do strength training previously. I have noticed my pants are tighter since I started. Has anyone else had this happen? Do your pants get looser over time?... Read more
This is a group for those anywhere in the world that either swims regularly, swims occasionally or would like to swim as part of their fitness routine. We embrace all swimmers of any level.... Read more
Editor's Note: If you haven't checked out SparkPeople Radio, now's the time! We've been on the air since November, and this on-demand show is a hit. Each week, hosts Lily Hills and Karen Hudson share the latest and greatest stories to... Read more
Interested in the popular P90X program but not willing to shell out hundreds of dollars for the workout DVDs? Well you're in luck. Supreme 90 Day, a 10-DVD workout system that includes strengthening, cardio and abs workouts, is now available and... Read more
After doing Cardio X this morning I though a comparison was in order. Now I fist want to say that neither workout is bad. Any workout you do is better than no workout at all and both of these are way above the nothing at all point !
First of all... Read more
Awoke at 3:30A and began working out at 3:45A. This video wasn't too bad! I did all the exercises at my own pace and broke a serious sweat. I'm an African American woman so my hair was a complete mess. Can't wait to get my weave.
Anyhew, I didn... Read more
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