More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer... Read more
The health and fitness world can sometimes feel like a puzzle of acronyms. From WOD and AMRAP to HIIT and LISS, you may feel like you need a dictionary to navigate your way through the gym or studio. We’re always on the lookout for new workout... Read more
Imagine you’re in Pamplona, Spain, in July. You’re sightseeing, shopping through downtown for that perfect souvenir for your spouse back home (hey, someone had to watch the kids, right?). You notice a crowd. Then a commotion. Then, right... Read more
You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria.
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SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
We often hear a lot about aerobic or “cardio” exercise and how it improves fitness, reduces one’s risk of lifestyle diseases, an... Read more
There is something powerful about drinking a daily pitcher of green tea unsweetened with a lemon. It's had an amazing effect on quick weight loss. Then combine it with sub 1,000 Calories and walking off 600 Calories a day.In a week down 7# in 7 days... Read more
I upped my daily step goal and even though I didn't take a walk today due to moving dirt around my yard. Almost reached my new step goal, surpassed my old one and still rocking the sore muscles.The goddess is great.... Read more
I am WAY under my calorie intake daily... I am fairly active daily because i watch 4 kids under 3, it adds more to what already seems like a lot. I don't want my body to start storing fat! Help.... Read more
Don't expect to run a mile ot take off in a sprint when you are just getting started on your way to a healtier you. You have to take things one step at a time. Make small changes on a daily basis and those small changes will turn in to big results.... Read more
(1) Daily challenges~it only takes one step at a time to get to where we're going...
(2) Spiritual, Emotional, Mental, and Physical challenges~it takes a holistic approach to achieve our goals...... Read more
Music goes a long way with motivating me to work out. I can't imagine running, teaching Spinning class or even lifting weights without some good tunes to keep my mood and energy levels high. When I teach classes, music takes center stage. I take a lo... Read more
From Fitness MagazineAttention shoppers: Window shopping is not a workout. Which daily tasks do make the cut as exercise? FITNESS Magazine breaks it down here.WalkingDoes It Count? IT DEPENDSA leisurely stop-and-shop visit to the mall won’t ge... Read more
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