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
You wake up to your husband preparing a platter of fruit and a slice of whole wheat toast for breakfast. Your wife always has a healthy dinner—lean protein and fresh veggies—ready at 6 o’clock. Your co-workers have teamed... Read more
Most people who “go green” bring reusable bags to the store, unplug electronics when they’re not in use, and recycle more. Others move to more involved changes, like trading in for a hybrid, buying carbon offsets, or installing sola... Read more
When Robert works, he’s glued to his computer screen, consumed for hours with phone calls and deadlines, oblivious to hunger pangs. He often skips meals or grabs whatever might be in his desk drawer—potato chips, Girl Scout cookies, lefto... Read more
Have just read an article about scheduling your day so you make every hr during your day benifit your daily goals. Real interesting i took my goals i made for the site then there suggestions for a hrly plan and made it work for my goals starting 6am... Read more
I changed my workout schedule up a lil bit, I was supposed to do 12 min abs and the stair master, and cardio tomorrow. Did cardio today because upper body is sore. But hey i still worked out.... Read more
P90X is a 90 day Beach Body program. The program is divided into three phases. Generally speaking, 3 days/week are weight lifting, 2 days are cardio, 1 day is yoga, and one day is rest or stretching. There is also a "lean" version with more empha... 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
Contest closed! The winner is:KHTERRYCongratulations!Are you still dragging your feet on strength training? You're not alone--many people tend to skimp on the weights in favor of calorie-torching cardio. However, while cardio is excellent for wei... Read more
After two weeks of experimenting, I'm jumping full swing into the p90x program. I am doing the lean program and hope to do it 6 days a week as recommended. I look forward to the next 90days.
As part of the plan, I will be weighing in and taking wee... Read more
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 Fitness Test
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 Core Synergistics
Thursday, April 08, 2010 Cardio X
Friday, April 09, 2010 Shoulders & Arms, Ab Ripper
Saturday, April 10, 2010 Yoga X
Sunday, April 11, 2010 Legs & Back, Ab Ripp... Read more
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