I believe that most people would say jumping rope is for play, not for exercise. After all, you jumped rope as a kid on the playground and you probably forgot about it entirely after fourth grade. And it certainly isn’t touted as a benefit of j... Read more
Ever notice how you can’t spell "workout" without the word "work?" Most of us view work as something we have to do, not necessarily something that we want to do. It's the opposite of leisure and the killer of fun. We all... Read more
What is it about traveling that makes us forget the word "exercise" exists and believe calories magically don't count? No matter if it's a work trip, a beach getaway or an international adventure, the minute you pull into that hotel... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
Good morning, SparkPeople! Who's planning to jumpstart their metabolism on T-Day morning by getting a workout in BEFORE tackling the busy day ahead?? What's ur workout going to be? I'm debating between a session on the elliptical or Just Dance (Wii).... Read more
Have to admit I was thinking about skipping the Turkey Trot tomorrow. Then I realized laziness is trying to creep back in. When was the last dance break I did? The last jog out to the mailbox. Screw that - I'm not going back & I'm going tomorrow!... Read more
I know you are busy (that's the number one excuse I hear from people who aren't exercising regularly), but everyone's got at least 10 minutes to spare at some point during the day! And, even if you are managing several longer workouts eac... Read more
Even if you're not planning to take a full-fledged vacation this year, travel is a necessity for most of us, whether for work, weddings, or weekend trips to visit family and friends. And since you're pursuing a healthy lifestyle, you know that fitnes... Read more
I have read a number of blogs and threads about people who are jump roping for their cardio fitness program. The other day I found an easy circuit training that can be done at home that calls for 100 jump rope as one part of the training. . I purchas... Read more
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