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Speed And Agility Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Speed And Agility.

Workouts for You—and Fido, Too!

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

Tips for Buying the Right Bicycle

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

10 Toys to Help Your Dog Exercise

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

Jumping Rope for Fitness

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

A New Definition For ''Old''

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

Question -- do spicy foods speed up the metabolism
Updated 1/25/2014 12:41:21 PM

I have heard that spicy foods can speed up the metabolism. Is this really true? I have a pallette that is not thrilled with hot foods, but if it speeds up the metabolism, perhaps it is something worth looking into....  Read more

Speed of eating
Updated 1/20/2014 9:18:23 AM

A coworker of mine (that is a normal weight), has some unhealthy treat on her desk to eat almost every day. Cupcakes, raisinettes, cookies, you name it. Oh boy am I jealous! Then I noticed that she might take a bite here and there but it sits ther...  Read more

incline, minutes and speed on the treadmill
Updated 1/16/2014 10:43:22 PM

Just got a new treadmill, so I have just started working out, Is there a way to record the incline on my Fitness? I know I burned 300 calories at 3.0 mph and 4% incline, but to get the tracker to say 300 calories, I had to say that I was on the tread...  Read more

Powerwalking speed
Updated 1/13/2014 8:27:22 PM

Anyone Powerwalked a half marathon in 2 hours 30 minutes? What kind of training or exercises did you do to build that speed. Last year I powerwalked it I'n 2 hours 47 minutes but would like to take 10 minutes off that time...  Read more

Can you adjust the speed of the online goal board?
Updated 1/9/2014 6:22:22 PM

I love the online goal board on the new Start page and the ability to add my own statements and photos has really personalized the experience for me. However, the slide transition was pretty fast when I first started using it and now it's even faste...  Read more

Treadmill

Try increasing the elevation while maintaining you speed - really kicks up the calorie burn...  Read more

lemon water

speed up my metabolisms...  Read more

Dog Agility Enthusiasts

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

Just 99 Days Until the Winter Olympics

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

A Seriously FUN Full-Body Workout for Fall

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

SPEED AND AGILITY TRAINING

MY SON HAD HIS FIRST SPEED AND AGILITY PRACTICE TODAY AND IT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL BE GREAT FOR HIM. HOPE EVERYONE HAD AN AMAZING DAY TODAY!!247...  Read more

Day#1--ASYLUM (Speed and Agility)

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