My friend Christine had been trying to lose those last 10 pounds for months, but to no avail. Despite my regular invitations for her to come to the gym with me, she always declined. One Saturday afternoon, she finally agreed to try it out, but on one... 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
Her boots may have been for walkin’, but Jessica Simpson obviously does a little more with those boots in order to keep a body like that! To make sure she looked extra-great for her role as Daisy Duke in The Dukes of Hazzard, the former M... Read more
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
Marissa (MARISCT8) wanted to lose 25 pounds when she joined SparkPeople in January 2010. "At the beginning of the year, I made the decision to do everything in my power to get rid of the extra pounds," she recalls. Her hard work paid off, t... Read more
I'm 22 years old guy who graduated two Fitness Instructor courses and one Personal Training course. I've been doing internship at the gym for 4 months, I started teaching spinning classes, Boxercise, X-Fit and Kettlebell classes.
My... Read more
I'm a newbie here, who has been trying to lose weight on and off since I was three years old. Highest weight: over 500 lbs. Down to 250, now back up to 349.
I just got a present from DH: a combination elliptical trainer/recumbent... Read more
I would really like to find a local personal trainer to work with for at least 3 to 6 months to get me on track and give me direction. Thankfully, I live in a big city and have lots of choices. However, the problem is none of the ones I have checked... Read more
If you haven't been in a gym recently you may be surprised to see trainers and fitness enthusiasts incorporating many new gadgets into their workout routines to help keep their training fresh and challenging. Having covered kettlebells, BOSU trai... Read more
Few of you are strangers to Jillian Michaels' kick-butt workout DVDs. But how does the reality TV trainer turned fitness star stay in shape herself? A new in-depth article in the May 2010 issue of Women's Health magazine peels back the tough... Read more
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