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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

Happy Saturday if you still have slip ups remember
Updated 1/31/2016 4:05:59 PM

Happy Saturday if you still have slip ups remember is OK just get back in track asap and make it a habit we are all in to win it!...  Read more

How do I add sit ups to exercise? It wouldn't co
Updated 2/3/2016 8:02:31 AM

How do I add sit ups to exercise? It wouldn't come up. Also is there a way to add steps walked?...  Read more

How can i tone down my arms
Updated 1/28/2016 9:34:55 PM

How can i tone down my arms...  Read more

As I tone up, my curves are coming back and I feel
Updated 1/28/2016 5:21:58 PM

As I tone up, my curves are coming back and I feel more comfortable in my skin again, yay! The weight lose has been awesome, but was so fast and I have struggled with mentally catching up, it is good to be getting used to smaller me! Still so weird...  Read more

Those leg lift and sit ups are my problem exercise
Updated 1/28/2016 1:12:48 PM

Those leg lift and sit ups are my problem exercise, I just started this week, but I won't give up. Ladies, what exercises did/do yall struggle with?...  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

Sketchers Shape-Ups

I absolutely love Sketchers Shape-Ups. I was pretty skeptical about them and I only just got them so I'm not sure if they'll tone my legs and butt, but they are super comfortable. I work in retail and for the first time ever my feet weren't aching...  Read more

Gettin Married

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

'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

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

My current toning workout routine

I do cardio for at least 30 min (not including warm up & cool down), at least 5 days a week, & then I follow this routine 5 days a week. After 4 weeks or more of doing this, I am definitely more toned (smaller pants size!), but I still cheat with gir...  Read more