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Proper Swimming Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Proper Swimming Form.

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9 Cross-Training Activities for Runners

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

Low-Impact Exercises That Burn Major Calories

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

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

Strength Training with a Disability

Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y...  Read more

How to Get Six Pack Abs

Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have...  Read more

Spark tracker and swimming....has anyone used the
Updated 2/23/2015 9:44:09 AM

Spark tracker and swimming....has anyone used the tracker while swimming and if so was it accurate?...  Read more

Spark tracker and swimming....has anyone used the
Updated 2/20/2015 5:32:23 PM

Spark tracker and swimming....has anyone used the spark tracker while swimming? If so how accurate is it? Thanks!! Love my Spark Tracker!...  Read more

Currently, I have my "goal" swim suit hanging in t
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Currently, I have my "goal" swim suit hanging in the front of my closet where I see it multiple times a day. Our weather is already starting to turn warm, and it feels like summer is right around the corner here in Southern AZ....  Read more

Any swimmers here? What swimming workouts do you d
Updated 2/2/2015 11:24:06 PM

Any swimmers here? What swimming workouts do you do to reach your weight loss goal?...  Read more

Happy Tuesday Everybody! 'First we form habits, th
Updated 1/27/2015 4:04:45 PM

Happy Tuesday Everybody! 'First we form habits, then they form us.' Have a great day!😊...  Read more

Watch it Buddy!

Whenever you strength train, whether with free weights or a machine, watch yourself in a mirror to make sure you are doing it with proper form. Proper form ensures you're getting the best results & not setting yourself up for injury! Happy Sparking!...  Read more

staying motivated

i have chosen to participate in one fitness event per month. helps me focus on training; helps structure my workouts and decreases my cravings to indulge...  Read more

TriSport:Triathletes, Swimmers, Cyclists & Runners

Anything triathlon! Everything Swimming, Biking, Running and Cross-training. Members from beginners to Iron Man competitors are welcome....  Read more

You Asked: How Much Weight Should I Lift?

Strength training may not be rocket science, but for the average person, figuring out the best, safest, and most effective ways to lift weights is no small task. There's no shortage of workout videos, toning classes and fitness plans you could fo...  Read more

The Top 5 Exercises You're Doing Wrong

For some people, safety and form during a workout is a huge priority. For others, it's an afterthought. If you work out without the careful eyes of a trainer or instructor watching your every move, it can be difficult to know if you are exercisin...  Read more