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
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
Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all it's exercise—and that has to count for something, doesn't it?
The truth is that some common exercises aren't safe at all (especially for people who... Read more
This is the printable version of our Bootcamp Day 7 Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
Climbing a Rope Crunches
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For the last couple of days I have not been able to get the 15 Minute Mathew Cohen Qi Gong video to play. It gives me video points, fitness minutes, an ad then just the twirling logo and NO VIDEO! I hope he hasn't been taken off of the SparkPeople si... Read more
I was trying to workout to one of the videos, but for some reason it just kept on loading and wouldn't play! Had to go to YouTube, and luckily it was uploaded there.
Any ideas on how to fix the problem?... Read more
I did the 9-minute arm workout with Dumbbells (coach Nicole) when I tried to enter it, it didn't show up in the search.
I could enter it manually but wonder why a Sparkpeople video isnt already in the system? Unless there is a way to do it and I'... Read more
I am looking for a DVD that would allow me to use line dancing as part of my fitness program. Since I am REALLY out of shape, it needs to be at a beginner or moderate level. I don't really care for the music that is usually used for jazzercise or z... Read more
This morning I was updating my tracking and saw a brief image on my screen about what appeared to be a "walking" video by one of the Sparkpeople coaches. I HATE walking outdoors and am looking for some indoor exercise. This looked like some kind of... Read more
I found when I was first losing weight and real embarrassed by what I looked like that exercise DVD's were my best friend. To say I had NO endurance would be an understatement- 5 minutes and I was done! Leslie Sansone was the encouragement I needed t... Read more
Big news! I'm beyond excited to announce that I have created a brand-new workout plan exclusively for SELF magazine's September issue, which is on newsstands now! This workout features a fat-blasting cardio plan, heart-pumping plyometrics, an... Read more
We're always on the lookout for new fitness DVDs that are fun, challenging, and easy to fit into a busy day. So when R.I.P.P.E.D.: Total Body Challenge promised us a calorie-torching, full-body interval workout in less than 50 minutes, we had to... Read more
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