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Personal Fitness Plan Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Personal Fitness Plan.

What You Forgot to Ask Your Personal Trainer

You already know how personal trainers help you reach your goals and push you to the next level, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned exerciser. You probably also know a little about how to choose the right trainer with the proper qualificatio...  Read more

6 Things Your Personal Trainer Wishes You Didn't Do

They may seem superhuman at times, but personal trainers are people, too. And although they love sharing their workout wisdom and helping people reach their goals, there are a few things that might get under their skin when they're training a cli...  Read more

How to Choose a Personal Trainer

Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one....  Read more

Sharing Is Achieving

“Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another: ‘What! You, too? Thought I was the only one.’” (C.S. Lewis)   Which is why—whether you’re looking to eat healthier, increase...  Read more

Breaking Up With Your Personal Trainer

Who knows your body almost as well as you do? Your personal trainer. He knows your weaknesses and has helped you turn them into strengths over time, pushing you to achieve more than you ever thought possible. The best way to avoid having a bad b...  Read more

No points for sharing status or fitness to fb
Updated 4/13/2014 3:47:03 PM

Hi, I am not getting points for sharing my status to facebook from the START page. I believe I get them when I update my status on my SparkPage however. And I only sometimes get points for sharing my fitness to facebook....  Read more

I need help planning lunches please!
Updated 4/13/2014 3:49:39 PM

Hi, I am a university student, so I end up spending a lot of time either on campus or at the library, which then leads to many lunches (and sometimes dinners) at the cafe on campus or getting subway, Macdonald's or Gregg's. Obviously this isn't...  Read more

new to the fitness family
Updated 4/10/2014 1:49:31 AM

hi everyone. my name is leslie. i'm new to the healthy living/fitness lifestyle. it started because my roommate decided to go on a diet, and i felt terrible for having a pizza around when i knew she couldn't have it. so i decided to join her in e...  Read more

Starting with an exercise plan?
Updated 4/10/2014 6:35:31 AM

Hey everyone, I started my weight loss journey back in August last year and have been quite successful. But I haven't really ever had an exercise plan. Luckily I play volleyball and walk or bike a lot to the places where I have to be, I also go...  Read more

The nutrition plan format - too complicated
Updated 4/9/2014 7:52:14 AM

Adjusting the menu, adding items, etc. is just too difficult and time consuming. It is easier to do it manually on paper and to do the calculations instead of looking for items to add to the possible items I might eat. I am slow at handling this an...  Read more

stay in!!

plan game night instead of going out...its free its fun and its personal!...  Read more

Sneaking in more exercise

I have my personal trainer giving me a home exercise program that involves both upper and lower body. i get a thorough workout in 60 minutes. I have a 30 minutes kettlebell routine. I have a golf preparation workout with fitness ball, golf club an...  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

6 Scary Truths about Personal Trainers

When Stepfanie recently told me and then subsequently blogged about a bad experience she had with a personal trainer, I wasn't surprised. I know a bit about what goes on in gyms where the line between trainer and salesperson is a fine one. What s...  Read more

In Memoriam: Jack LaLanne

Jack LaLanne, founding father of the fitness movement in the United States, died at home on Sunday at the age of 96. Those of us who were around during the early days of television may remember him best for his syndicated exercise show, which fi...  Read more

Spark Me - my personal fitness plan

So I have been having trouble lately with motivation. So I thought I would sit down and create my own fitness plan so that I can't say "I don't know what to do" when it comes time to exercise. For the last 2 hours I have been planning my strengt...  Read more

Day 7 of Week 33 Personal Fitness Plan/Week 1 of 26.2 Training Plan!

Today is Day 7, Sunday, August 12, and these are my stats: FITNESS PLAN Week 33 PLAN: [ACTUAL] TOTAL TIME: 12hrs + 50 min . 5,000 cals burned! [10hrs + 46min... 5,009 cals burned!] CARDIO: 7hrs + 50 min [7hr + 51min] WEIGHTS/STRENG...  Read more