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Toning Up Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Toning Up.

Declare Your Independence from the Gym

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

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

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

Sneak It In and Tone It Up

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

You Can Progress to a Pull Up

Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up! Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u...  Read more

strength and toning exercises...help!
Updated 6/16/2014 3:05:09 AM

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

Video Not Working AND issue w/ Pop-ups "Undertone"
Updated 6/14/2014 4:06:19 PM

This video is NOT WORKING...I re-loaded twice, and the commercial ad runs, but the workout video does not! Also having a BIG problem with pop-ups from Undertone, which literally pops up EVERY SINGLE TIME I go from one SP screen to another...sinc...  Read more

Toning Up
Updated 6/3/2014 2:37:04 PM

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

What exercises do you recommend for toning?
Updated 5/27/2014 1:18:25 PM

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

what does toning actually mean?
Updated 5/5/2014 3:09:38 PM

Hi All, 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

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

Get a great workout

Do calisthenics during the commercial breaks when you are watching TV. The idea is to exercise intensely for the length of the break, as one would do in interval training....  Read more

Gettin Married

For Brides and Grooms that are looking to tone up or lose weight!...  Read more

'Toning' Shoes for Girls: What Do You Think?

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

10 Body-Weight Training Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

A few weeks ago I was reading through the message boards when I came across a post from Chris 'SparkGuy' Downie to a member who was asking about what type of strength training activities he could do without access to a gym or weight training...  Read more

Zumba Toning with Toning Sticks

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

toning up - weight's the same

I was so excited when I made it to the last hole on my belt, I thought for sure that I'd lost weight. Not so... but that's ok. I know that I'm toning up - building muscle and losing the fat. The weight will come off, I just have to be patient with my...  Read more