Yoga, which comes from the Sanskrit yuj word meaning "union," originated in India more than 5,000 years ago. There are many forms of yoga, but in general, yoga focuses on breathing techniques (pranayama), postures (asanas), flexibility, and... Read more
Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over... Read more
Sure it might be tempting to eat an entire box of chocolates, splurge on a romantic dinner or skip the gym in favor of a movie this Valentine's Day, but you don’t have to let your love life derail your plans to get fit this year. With these... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
I'm trying to log a couple things into the fitness tracker and not having much success. I'm not sure how to log my Planks as I'm doing a plank challenge starting off at 20 seconds and eventually working my way up to 4 mins. It keeps asking me to ente... Read more
I want some opinions - I was at the gym earlier this evening doing barbell squats, I finished my two sets and another member came up to me and corrected my form, telling me my knees were extending too far beyond my toes. I said okay, thank you, and c... Read more
I have started the 30day ab challenge. When I went to put my exercises into the tracker here on SP it says that doing a plank doesn't burn any calories? I'm a bit confused cause it's very hard work and I struggle to do it.... Read more
I don't know how many planks to do or how long to hold the plank position. There are various answers to hold as long as you can and then repeat or do 1 plank for 1 minute. Most exercises there are repetitions and sets listed. I know how to do a pl... Read more
Having trouble holding a plank38 I take my mind off the length of time I hold one by trying to do it for the duration of a record on the radio and by concentrating on my breathing. So far (this morning) I've managed 4;23 to Robbie William's Feel.I "F... Read more
Many people with Asthma know that exercising can be a very trying experience. People with asthma CAN exercise. This Group was formed, to Inform, Motivate, Encourage, and Inspire Asthma Sufferers.... Read more
For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r... Read more
The plank, according to many experts, is by far one of best exercises we can do to help strengthen our core--the muscles that support our back and abdomen. And because there are many different variations in performing this exercise, they... Read more
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