Why do you exercise? Whether you want to increase your energy, reduce your health risks, or lose some unwanted pounds, do you ever wonder if all that working out is working for you? That's where fitness assessments come in, and they can be great... Read more
Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup!
Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo... Read more
After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter... Read more
We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
What “fitness feat” have you always wanted to accomplish? I think we all have something in mind, a seemingly insurmountable task that we just wish, for whatever reason, we could do. You see other people accomplish it with ease, and you se... Read more
Crunch Test www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitness_artic les.asp?id=1114
Should a woman over 70 be doing the same amount of crunches as someone over 45???
Or do they figure a woman over 70 doesn't do crunches smile.... Read more
And this question does belong in the nutrition forum because we can have a huge influence on our blood sugar levels with what we eat. But if we don't know we may not make the necessary changes and end up with type 2 diabetes, a disease that kills and... Read more
I wanted to do daily pushups to tone my arms but could never remember to do them consistently. I decided to write PUSHUPS all over the outside of my daily vitamin bottle, so now when i take my vitamin I do my pushups - its like a double whammy! 30... Read more
Every time I go to the kitchen at work for food (5x a day) I add quick exercises.15 Wall Pushups15 Closed Arm Wall Pushups20 Calf Raises from a stepI've noticed that I can do more regular pushups since I started my quick exercises throughout my work... Read more
The Perfect Pushup is one of the most popular fitness tools around right now. For about $40 you can snag these specially designed pushup handles that rotate. But pushups are a pretty simple exercise, and they're great because they work so many muscle... Read more
No one wants saggy or flabby arms that flap like wings when you wave to a friend or raise your glass for a celebratory toast. That back-of-the-upper-arm area is a common trouble zone for women, a place where extra fat and excess skin seems to gather,... Read more
I've been working on *real* pushups lately, and decided to do the pushup test!
I just wish it had the chart for women and the regular pushups, instead of the modified. But whatever.... Read more
Just tried the pushup test:
Only managed to do 38 girly pushups in the allotted minute. Ugh. I have such lousy upper body strength now! Two years ago, when I realized how weak I was,... Read more
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