If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha... 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
Are you bored with your cardio workout? Do you yawn when thinking of getting on the stationary bike again? Are you already dreading the stair stepper workout that you have scheduled for tomorrow morning? If you answered "yes" to any of thes... Read more
We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying you... 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
Yesterday was some kind of a party day for my family, my father bought some beef, wine and desserts, my uncle and aunt cooked and everyone ate more than what we needed including me). At the end I ate 3 small pieces of fruit cafe, 2 gluten free peanut... Read more
Yesterday I put on my dress from my 8th grade graduation, and I was amazed that it fit. That was 10 years ago, and it fit again... I am the size I was when I was 13! I do have to wonder why I kept it all these years though 20... Read more
Sometimes at the end of a day when I've kept strictly to my calories I think, Whoa no wonder I was gaining weight before. Even though I usually eat pretty healthy the amount of calories was way too much for my 55 year old body, even with exercise. Bu... Read more
Victory is when I brought treats for work to celebrate a success and not only didn't have one, but didn't even WANT one! Victory is going from "I hate to run and I don't understand people who love it" to "I can't wait for my next run!" Thanks, Spark... Read more
I was wondering if anyone can give me some advice concerning the cardio portion of my workout. For a couple of months I have done 30 minutes a day on the arc trainer. I started at a resistance of 15 and am now at resistance 20. A trainer at my gym su... Read more
Keep some exercise gadgets in the living room as a reminder to get moving while watching t.v. I have a mini stair stepper and step bench that I use all the time! Plus they are less noisy then my treadmill!... Read more
By Beth Donovan (~INDYGIRL)
I honestly have very little will power and Iíll be the first to admit it. So, how did I lose 150 pounds and counting? How did I make it through a whole year of a plateau after losing 100 pounds? How do I get... Read more
Over the years I have built up my stock of home gym equipment. While I currently have a gym membership, I find having a variety of home gym equipment helps to add more choices to my workouts, especially during the winter months when I can't make it... Read more
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