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
What do you do when you don’t achieve the weight loss results you’re looking for?
Do you resolve to cut calories even more, try harder to resist temptations, or log extra treadmill time? These ideas could work—if you’ve b... Read more
Do you start off the year with hopeful thoughts about what you want in months ahead? January brings feelings of a clean slate, knowing we get to start again. We are determined to make the upcoming year the best one yet.
According to s... Read more
Insanity is repeating the same thing over and over and expecting a different result. We can't keep our bad eating habbits and expect to lose weight. If we want change we have to change they way we think and what we do!!... Read more
After starting insanity for the 5th time, I finally got to the recovery week. I'm bummed that I only lost 10 lbs so far tho, any tips to speed up fat burning? I'm talking to my Dr also to make sure I don't have hypothyroidism. Weight loss goal:100lbs... Read more
Week 2 of me having to take a break from insanity bc of my shin splits.. Just got a great about workout in though! Followed by some very refreshing yoga. now I'm going to make brown rice, chick peas, and tuna alfredo for dinner!... Read more
When I began exercising, there were so many programs I wanted to try! We'd go broke purchasing every single workout DVD out there, right? So, instead of buying them, I get them free on YouTube. Although not every program is there, you can find severa... Read more
This team is for people who are just starting P90X, have done the program and want to share their experience, or people who want info on the program to make sure that its the choice for them.... Read more
Have you noticed how intense workout programs have become in recent years? The top-selling fitness DVDs are by "America's Toughest Trainer" Jillian Michaels (think 30 Day Shred) and also include P90X and Insanity (advertised as "th... Read more
Meet Chris Kramer, a SparkPeople.com member (username ChrisKenandkids) who lost 73 pounds! Here's how she did it. Plus, find out how she fuels up for her favorite sport: taekwondo. How old are you? 43 How long have you been a SparkPe... Read more
I now have P90x!!! I am so excited! I am bored with my current stuff so I am excited to start this. I am a little worried about the length of the workouts though. I like to work out before work and getting up at 3:45 (ugh) is early enough just to... Read more
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