You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin... Read more
This is the printable version of our 20-Minute Resistance Band Workout Video. We recommend that you watch the video (and read its supporting text) before trying this abbreviated version.
Chest Pull with Band
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About This Workout
In this workout, Coach Nicole will lead you through a se... Read more
If you love running as much as I do, you know how frustrating it is when an injury puts the activity you enjoy on hold. Many runners face injury at one time or another, which isn't surprising, given the strain that running can put on your jo... Read more
Ah, the high school football season comes to a close this coming weekend and then the playoffs for the next several weeks, good luck to those of you who have boys on the team. Marching band season comes to a close, too. All sad but the holidays are k... Read more
I was "gifted with a 'Mini Max" exercise "system by CSA. model # T100AM.. do not have the manual and am a little "skidish" about using it with out some idea of the exercise . I can not afford to injure my self. Tried a Google search and found noth... Read more
I just got a new Fitbit a month ago. Now the new pink breast cancer band came out. It doesn't look like they sell just the band. You have to buy the whole Fitbit. Not really fair. Has anybody heard anything about them selling just the band anytime so... Read more
Catch the drips that form down the sides of the olive oil bottle with this simple, inexpensive solution.Center the bottom of the bottle on a square of paper towel. Bring the towel up around the sides of the bottle (like you were wrapping a wine bott... Read more
Last week's fitness round-up blog featured eight lower body resistance band exercises. As mentioned earlier, resistance bands are a great investment to add to your fitness arsenal. Not only are they inexpensive, but they are quite convenient to tuck... Read more
Now that summer vacations are in full swing, many of us will be heading off to destinations that may not allow us access to equipment to help us maintain our strength training routines. Finding ways to integrate cardio activities into our time away... Read more
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