Getting fit can be a pricey endeavor. From having the proper footwear to the right sweat-wicking apparel to the gadgets, gizmos and equipment that promise to help get you to your fittest and healthiest, you can spend a small fortune on working out. B... Read more
Linda came rushing in, 20 minutes late for our training appointment, extremely apologetic. When she was ready to leave her home, with plenty of time to arrive promptly, she realized her sneakers were not in her gym bag. After searching frantica... Read more
SparkPeople member WALKWITME started out at 210 pounds, walking two to three miles at a time. Now her weight is down to 153 pounds (less than 20 pounds away from her ultimate goal) and her mileage is up—sometimes to 10 miles per day! Find out h... Read more
The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology... Read more
Losing weight and maintaining healthy habits are both challenging, but that doesn't mean they shouldn't also be rewarding. Besides the intrinsic benefits that come from feeling better and reaching new goals, rewarding yourself for your health... Read more
Hey,my name is Allison from the great state of Georgia.
In the past 3 years i have lost 120 pounds of mostly unprovoked weight loss and now need toning badly.
I started drinking water and pacing around the house due to depression and severe anxie... Read more
hello everyone. i have lost 37.2 lbs since march 7th yay! ive been going to the track and walking almost daily but im worried about tightening up and toning.. this sounds crazy but im kind of confused on what exercises to do and how often, also how l... Read more
Hi i was wondering how people tone up, i go to zumba twice a week which i love im only a size 8 but as having 5 kids and two surgeries on my abdo it needs toning,
im healthy now last surgery was 7yrs ago , it just annoys me as i feel need to tone u... Read more
So i used to be a bit overweight a few years back. 30 pounds later, I have been spending around 3 hrs at the gym (trx, spin class, amateur weight training, boxing, some hiit) but can't seem to get rid of my trouble areas! My inner thighs are still ki... Read more
I am interested in including some strength training into my fitness regimen and continually find references to toning up, getting toned, toned vs bulky. I don't actually even know what toned means.
My best guess is that toning is whe... Read more
We can never have too many shoes, right? The folks at New Balance want to make sure one lucky reader has some sweet new sneakers for fall. They're giving away one pair of the new 410 sneakers, which are lightweight and stylish.
New Balance says: "... Read more
Having been a member of the running community for over five years now, I have seen a number of new footwear trends picking up speed. Last month the American College of Sports Medicine released its top five footwear trends for 2011. Everything from b... Read more
I picked up a pair of Avia Motion shoes, which are similar to Sketchers shape ups, about a week ago. One of my mothers doctors had recommended she get a pair, not sure if it was her Rheumatologist or Orthopedist, but being that her doc suggested she... Read more
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