When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not.
Stretching is easily ignored, even in commercials for gyms. Yet it's an important part of any fitnes... Read more
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Does this story sound familiar to you? You’re doing pretty well sticking within your calorie range until that box of candy shows up in the office, or all heck breaks loose and the only way to squeeze in lunch is at the local fast food joint. Yo... Read more
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In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Fitness Tracker. Learn how to find your free, customized Exercise Tracker and Workout plans, track your fitness minutes on the s... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. So we figured, who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members? Rec... Read more
I did a 25 minute Jane Fonda workout on Sunday. I took a break on Monday. Now it's Tuesday and I still have aches and pains all over. Would you push through and do a workout today anyway? I have planned a 50 minute Latin dance workout for today but I... Read more
I usually save my exercise for the evening, but just found out that our evening is packed with some family plans. No big deal, but I feel odd not having done "something" before I go to bed, so I decided to finally try one of the seated workouts at w... Read more
Was wondering, does anybody know if you have a belly problem and you start to do exercies as well as entire videos that focus on abs, can the working of those ab muscles start to actually make your belly protrude even more? I feel like my... Read more
There are many workouts that I come across that are video/DVD/youtube and they are good ones. Previously we were given the option to print the workout. I have noticed here lately all the video routines I'm receiving do NOT give that option. While vid... Read more
I've been staying strong in my exercise and it's making all the difference in the world. It is now harder for me to not work out. I continue to push myself and raise my cardio endurance. It's all about feeling great and never being afraid to be the... Read more
We tend to think of sleep as restful, inactive and quiet. By while you're zoning out, your body is tuned in, doing everything from piecing together dreams to slowing down your kidneys--and much more that you might not expect! Paralyzes You REM... Read more
The advice starts pouring in as soon as your belly starts to show. First, they want to tell you how to give birth. Then, they have wisdom about how to feed the baby. Breastfeeding, bottle feeding--doesn't matter. The world has opinions and thos... Read more
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