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
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Although yoga has been around for thousands of years, it's become increasingly popular recently and has undergone quite the makeover. There are intense, sweaty styles of yoga that make the muscles of even the fittest people tremble; there are gen... Read more
Millions of people struggle with the problem of chronic pain (defined as pain lasting longer than three to six months). The severity and frequency of the pain can range from mild, occasional discomfort (such as a typical headache) to intense, c... Read more
If my primary goal is lose my body fat percentage, should I consume food after my workout? How long should I wait? I usually do at least an hour of intense cardio along with some strength training.... Read more
Hello, haven't posted on here in a while but feels good to be back.
Little background: male, 24, about 141 pounds and 5'7. I eat very clean about 90-95% of the time, my staples are plain greek yogurt, grilled chicken, natural peanut butter, hum... Read more
Hey! I'm looking for someone (any age, gender, weight) who is willing to help me get back on track when it comes to working out. I can get sidetracked, but I try my best, and will try to help you with whatever you want to work on. I play volleyball,... Read more
This is my first post here outside of the Fitness board, so I hope I've come to the right place with this question.
I understand about the importance of eating protein following strength training, in order to help the muscles repair and rebuild.... Read more
it requires almost 2 hours and 20 minutes of workout time each day. On some days you will start with cardio and will have to spend some time doing resistance and abs in the evening.Doubles P90X Workout Schedule - Phase 3. I want you to see how seriou... Read more
In order to keep active and interested in keeping active I'm decided to try something new more often. Last night for example I did a P90X workout and I'm pumped to keep up with my workouts.... 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: tae kwon do. How old are you? 43 How long have you been a Spar... 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
Has anyone quantified P90X workouts?
It's so frustrating to work out till you sweat (perspire!) only to be left without a standard reference for how many calories you've burned.
Same goes for both Mari Winsor & Malibu pilates, and probabl... Read more
Tonight I learned that you only need an incredibly small space to do Plyo. I worked out in the "hallway" of my Hampton Inn room with no problem (and thankfully no complaints from other guests!).
As I was working out, I realized that the space w... Read more
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