The seated chest press machine, is comfortable for your body while allowing you to lift heavier weight with more control. In this exercise, the movement comes from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by adjusting the seat height. When se... Read more
For shoulders and arms, few gym machines are more effective than the Overhead Press. It works the deltoid muscles, or the sides of your shoulders, which are good for lifting boxes from shelves or picking up a small child. If you’ve never used t... Read more
Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup!
Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo... Read more
Hi everyone. Just wanted to introduce myself. I am new to SP, but not to tracking food and exercise. Before my daughter was born 2.5 years ago I did it religiously and lost almost 40 pounds. I lost more while I was pregnant (I was on a special di... Read more
I usually carry 3 bags to my dialysis treatments. A big bag containing my pillow, blanket, food, water and slippers (i wear outdoor slippers when i come, the slippers in this bag are the indoor slippers, they have a thing abt hygeine here). A flat ba... Read more
I have just started my weight loss journey and am proud to say ive lost 25lbs so far! I swim breaststroke (the only stroke I can do) 3times per week and walk 2 miles 6 days per week and do 20mins of a pilates dvd I have 3 times per week. Now, thats a... Read more
"Stress is essentially an imbalance between demands and resources."
Even though stress is going to happen, we each would benefit from finding the best healthy ways to process all the unexpected "l... Read more
After church, our family usually goes out to brunch or lunch.
Now that I have been counting calories, I am shocked
at how many calories are in just tiny, basic foods.
What is a good, safe choice so I don't in-do a week's worth of Sparking??... Read more
"So I'm skipping my workout today because I'm going to this 30 Seconds To Mars concert tonight"... That's what I told myself.ACTUALLY I probably got more of a workout at the concert. So, if you are a person who loves rock shows, REALLY get into it.... Read more
Nothing is more annoying that having to clean my kitchen scale every single time I use it. So, after using my kitchen scale I cover the surface with plastic wrap, that way it's ready to go whenever I need it and clean up will be quick and easy !... Read more
All opinions welcome! Sometimes a little naughty, sometimes heated, and almost anything goes. If you can handle it then join and come play. (This team is NOT for the easily offended or thin skinned)... Read more
The Perfect Pushup is one of the most popular fitness tools around right now. For about $40 you can snag these specially designed pushup handles that rotate. But pushups are a pretty simple exercise, and they're great because they work so many muscle... Read more
So, your lifestyle makeover is coming along nicely. You’ve established a good working relationship with your Inner Cookie Monster, and discovered your Inner Athlete. Your fitness is improving steadily, your weight is going down, and you’re feeling pr... Read more
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