The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinarian's office, and you'll see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. It would... Read more
Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t... Read more
All dogs need exercise no matter what their size or breed. Regular physical activity can reduce behavior problems like chewing and excessive barking. It also helps them to stay fit and slim as they age rather than slowing down and becoming overweight... Read more
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
According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S... Read more
Hey Everyone, I am a working girl and spend most of my day at office, sitting on a desk. I have started gaining weight, and my body is losing it's shape. Therefore, I am planning to start exercising like running and I am fond of cycling. So if you pe... Read more
I have been attempting to run for some time now. I did back off for a bit, but decided I'd like to give it another try. Right now, I am focused on getting to where I can run a mile without stopping. I'm going to try going this route - www.sparkpeopl... Read more
My husband is in the military and he has a PT test this weekend. On his run this morning he did two miles in 21 minutes; he needs to have his time down under 16:30 to pass. Obviously he doesn't have much time to train (don't w... Read more
My dilemma is tracking my walks I record my walking speed as 2 mph but many days I cannot reach even that speed due to leg spasticity. It sucks but should I track as the real time or should I reduce the time to compensate. I have mapped some of my... Read more
Love my Diamondback! I have been tracking with SparkPeople for 5 days and have been on my bike 4 of those 5. I have been walking for ... well forever, but can only get outside on the bike in this part of Oregon for about 4-5 months, and in the summer... Read more
For people who are training or competing in the sport of Dog Agility. If you want to get better fit in order to run Agility courses more efficiently and faster, join this group and get support!... Read more
The countdown is on.
Just 99 days left until the 2010 Winter Olympics begin in Vancouver. Having spent a couple of days in that fair city last month, I can tell you that the excitement is already palpable.
I love the Olympics, both Winter and S... Read more
Tired of the same old exercises? Are curls, raises, rows and squats no longer doing it for you? Fret not, fearless exerciser, for we have a fun workout that will change all of that! These seven exercises require a little imagination but otherwis... Read more
Today is the first day of Asylum (again). I've been slacking on following through with it--and substituted missed workouts with a simple run/jog or strength training videos. I made the same excuse over and over again: "at least I worked out!... Read more
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