The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
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
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
Fibromyalgia is a mysterious condition, characterized by long-term pain throughout the body. In many cases, it is accompanied by tenderness and swelling in the joints, muscles or other soft tissues (known as "tender points"). Fibromyalgia a... Read more
I cannot do jumping in cardio because of my living arrangement. I do have 2 of Leslie Sansone's videos(Walk Away the Pounds) but I would like to add more variety.
Cana anyone recommend a good video that doesn't include jumping?... Read more
I have a really strange problem. I have run on treadmills for almost 20 years with no problems. About 2 weeks ago, a towel I had draped on the side rail fell onto the belt and I jumped off to the sides of the treadmill to pick it up. Now for some... Read more
I m new to this forum.Just feeling great with very motivating material on the site.
I m here to discuss my fitness routine.I am doing yoga from last 2 months and has not loose anything. My instructor told me that yoga will help to tone yo... Read more
So I've found, on SparkPeople, that 10 minutes of fast jumping burns 182cals and 10 mins slow jumping burns 162 cals. How do I evaluate the time I spend jumping though?
What I mean is - I rest for 30secs after 50 slow jumps and then rest 60secs... Read more
My gym offers a class based on just doing plyometrics; short/high intensity intervals of running, jumping jacks, mountain climbers, lounges...you name it. For 50 minutes our heart rate is HIGH. Though it is a TOUGH workout and sometimes hard to keep... Read more
People often ask me whether certain workouts are "high impact" or "low impact," and in answering them, I have discovered is that there is a lot of confusion among exercisers about what these terms really mean. Yes, they deal somew... Read more
The old running adage is as follows, “in order to run, one must run”—this is commonly referred to as the Principle of Specificity of Training. In other words, in order for you to become a more efficient runner, you must spend time running. But doing... Read more
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