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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

Add Strength Training for Lean Muscles

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

Just got back from Zumba Toning class works out t
Updated 6/17/2016 8:48:47 PM

Just got back from Zumba Toning class works out total body loved. Tomorrow interval training...  Read more

Did wall push ups during work orientation.
Updated 6/17/2016 2:12:16 PM

Did wall push ups during work orientation....  Read more

Just wanted to give big ups to the Spark app devel
Updated 6/16/2016 10:06:19 AM

Just wanted to give big ups to the Spark app developer for this 'Copy Foods' feature. I found my new fav breakfast and had it 2 days in a row. Copying it from yesterday was so quick that I had time to write this while I finish it....  Read more

I upped my calorie intake, I'm eating lots of pean
Updated 6/9/2016 11:42:18 AM

I upped my calorie intake, I'm eating lots of peanut butter and fat, but I'm suddenly losing weight again- fast! I'm very underweight and trying to gain. Help! Does anyone know any proven weight-gainer bars or shakes? I'm desperate. #sos #help...  Read more

Hi I am looking for a Skype fitness female partner. My goal is just tone up, 30 mins per day. I can
Updated 6/7/2016 9:33:59 PM

Hi I am looking for a Skype fitness female partner. My goal is just tone up, 30 mins per day. I can try any sport activity which possible to do at home. I am in Arizona. Please contact me via Skype: Lana Usmle...  Read more

Toning Shoes: Do They Really Work?

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

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

Toning DVD

Had long gotten out of the habit of ST. Kept chiding myself. Couldn't seem to get back in the habit. Decided to see what exercise DVD I might find on the shelf. What should I find, but a RSimmons toning DVD unopened! He has just enough of...  Read more