It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... Read more
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
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
If you think that you're too busy to fit in a full workout, think again. Plenty of research shows that small bouts of exercise can add up and provide just as many heart-healthy benefits as longer workouts. You don't even have to be at the gym... Read more
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
So I am a week in to toning and weight loss. I am 5.5" and weighed 169lbs at the start. To the eye I don't look as heavy as the scale says I am. Weighed yesterday and I am now 175lbs. Could that all be muscle weight?... Read more
I used to be able to scan ups symbols into sparkpeople. Now it tells me I need camera permissions??? What is that?
Using Samsung Note 4, Android with Marshmellow os. Anybody help?
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I'm seeing a difference. I have a few ups and downs but for the most part I am on track. Clean eating and more active most days. I catch old habits creeping in but folllowing up with the tracker is priceless. Best tool to use... Read more
I upped my daily step goal and even though I didn't take a walk today due to moving dirt around my yard. Almost reached my new step goal, surpassed my old one and still rocking the sore muscles.The goddess is great.... Read more
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
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
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
I'll admit that I'm very conservative when it comes to what my daughter wears. You'll probably never see her wearing short shorts with writing on the backside (at least as long as I am buying her clothes). I'm not a fan of clothes tha... Read more
Today was my second day doing Zumba Toning. The difference with today and my first time, I used the toning sticks. The sticks which are like maracas help in the coordination and sculpting of muscles while having fun doing Zumba 243 The toning sticks... Read more
What exercises have you found to be of the most benefit to you, when working your upper arms and mid-section (belly) areas ?
Tried on some clothes today, including swimsuits and while it wasn't the most horrible experience I've ever had and whi... Read more
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