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Tone Muscles Without Bulking Up Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Tone Muscles Without Bulking Up.

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Toning vs. Bulking Up: The Real Facts

Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined...  Read more

The Top 6 Fitness Myths and Truths

Would your friends lie to you? They just might be... This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals....  Read more

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong. The comm...  Read more

7 Strength Training Excuses: Busted!

Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki...  Read more

Build Yourself a Better Butt

Current economic conditions mean that money is tight; however, can the same be said for your rear end? Don’t let your sagging stock portfolio be an excuse for skipping workouts this year, especially those targeting your bum. Learn how to tighte...  Read more

I hate when I hear people say "muscle weighs more
Updated 6/24/2016 11:55:29 AM

I hate when I hear people say "muscle weighs more than fat". One pound of muscle and 1 pound of fat both weigh a POUND! muscle is denser than fat....  Read more

Today I ran 1 mile without stopping!! :)
Updated 6/24/2016 1:09:30 PM

Today I ran 1 mile without stopping!! :)...  Read more

Making healthy smoothies WITHOUT yogurt?
Updated 6/26/2016 5:50:05 AM

Yogurt -- the smell, the taste, the horrid after-taste just makes me ill. Does anyone have any recipes that have a substitution for yogurt in smoothies, please? I am especially interested in fruit-based smoothies (blueberries, strawberries...  Read more

Making healthy smoothies WITHOUT yogurt?
Updated 6/25/2016 3:18:06 PM

Yogurt -- the smell, the taste, the horrid after-taste just makes me ill. Does anyone have any recipes that have a substitution for yogurt in smoothies, please? I am especially interested in fruit-based smoothies (blueberries, strawberrie...  Read more

Anyone gain weight after an initial toning session
Updated 6/23/2016 8:28:31 PM

Anyone gain weight after an initial toning session (squats, lunges, weights)? I'm wondering if it's lactic acid in the (very sore) muscles....  Read more

Toning Shoes: Do They Really Work?

Toning Shoes: Do They Really Work?Now all types of unusual-looking fitness shoes are on the shelves, promising to firm up your thighs and butt as you walk. Choices include the Reebok EasyTone, Skechers Shape-Ups, and New Balance True Balance toning s...  Read more

I say HOOAH

Straight up military style calisthenics and drills will help you shed pounds and tone up without a gym or ANY equipment whatsoever aside from shoes. I'm talking Jumping Jacks, Sit-Ups, Push-Ups, High Knees, Mountain Climbers, Steam Engines, Up Downs,...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Say ''So Long'' to Sit-Ups

From grade school gym class to military boot camp, the sit-up has long been a benchmark of endurance. But for those who don't embrace the old elbow-to-knee move, there is some good news: The traditional sit-up may be on its way out. A recent...  Read more

Poll: Are You Afraid of Bulking Up?

Sometimes, I'm almost amazed at how often the questions come up. Women are always asking me about whether certain exercises will (or won't) make their muscles big or bulky. Some even question cardio activities like running or cycling and fear that th...  Read more