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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

A Proper Introduction......
Updated 4/10/2015 11:46:33 PM

Good Afternoon! I have been on Spark People for almost one week and have failed to introduce myself! My husband calls me Peanut, so we will use that name for now! I am turning 35 this year and I'm ready to shed these dreadful pounds and live life...  Read more

How do you know your form is right when lifting we
Updated 4/9/2015 1:54:03 PM

How do you know your form is right when lifting weights ( squats) My Dr says they are dangerous my wife thinks she is doing them right after watching videos . How do you know for sure you are doing them right ?...  Read more

I dread strength training. Going for a run or swim
Updated 4/7/2015 2:10:29 PM

I dread strength training. Going for a run or swim is mentally so much 'easier'. I use HIIT and Tabata bodyweight videos on youtube at home, but I have trouble motivating myself to do it even once a week! Any suggestions?...  Read more

I would also think that swimming or water aerobics
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I would also think that swimming or water aerobics might be a good option too, as others have suggested....  Read more

Cont'd....jogging. I recommended swimming as it is fun and you can easily be very mobile in the wate
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Cont'd....jogging. I recommended swimming as it is fun and you can easily be very mobile in the water. I have since also taken group fitness classes, I highly recommended zumba!! It is the best calorie burn I have found so far that is easy for a...  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