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Proper Swimming Form Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Proper Swimming Form.

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

Contrave is a form of Wellbutrin, which does affec

Contrave is a form of Wellbutrin, which does affect your mood. A gradual increase is important. You can call them company or the there is a number to the FDA to talk to someone about your symptoms. ...  Read more

didn't get a proper breakfast, record my journal o
Updated 6/23/2015 9:17:47 PM

didn't get a proper breakfast, record my journal or keep my water going since friday:( couple of weddings and a baby shower to attend and lost track. Managed to only get a jog😓😓😓...  Read more

The calorie counts for swimming on here seem reall
Updated 6/23/2015 10:26:57 PM

The calorie counts for swimming on here seem really high! I played and swam for about 70 minutes and it said I burned almost 700 calories! I don't think thats right...  Read more

Yesterday i invited my friend to go swimming with
Updated 6/22/2015 9:10:10 PM

Yesterday i invited my friend to go swimming with me and it broke my heart that she started crying because she didnt want us or her bf to see her in her bathing suit. I talked it out with her and she ended up going with and had a blast (:...  Read more

Just keep swimming!
Updated 6/22/2015 6:32:58 AM

Hey y'all, I am new and thought this would be a good place to start posting. I am trying to get healthy and lessen my health issues. Everyday i am tired, in pain and just feel like crap....  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