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
Fitness has come full circle. For years, trainers have been hailing the benefits of HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training), which keeps your body guessing by switching between short, maximum-intensity bursts and lower-intensity recovery periods. But... Read more
When it comes to getting fit and healthy, there's no magic pill or secret shortcut for reaching your goals. Whether you'd like to drop a few pounds, build more muscle or achieve a more dramatic, life-changing weight loss, the recipe for succe... Read more
These days, you can't scroll through your email without spotting an online coupon for a new type of indoor cycling class. Whether it's for a classic Spinning® class, SoulCycle, CycleBar, Peloton or a RealRyder bike, the options are practi... Read more
Hi, I'm looking for a little advice on how to set up a workout plan. My plan is to do cardio (usually walking dvd's) 3 days a week and do strength training using my total gym 3 days a week. Is it better to use a dvd or such for the total gym and do a... Read more
It just never makes any sense, I workout eat right and gain weight. Blah blah blah negative 4700 calories for the week and gain two pounds??? Yes I measure and log every @*+$@*=, bite, but why it doesn't work!!... Read more
I find it very hard for me to workout on the days that I have to work I'm extremely exhausted when I get home (I lift, bathe, feed, and chase dementia patients all day) and I'm usually cooking and cleaning before work I really need a plan... 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
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
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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