When it comes to running (and walking), you have two types of people: those who adore the outdoors and those who would rather have their try at the treadmill. I've heard countless reasons from each type of runner on exactly why they choose to run... Read more
A treadmill can seem scary to the beginner. They're big and bulky, make a lot of noise and have tons of buttons and moving parts. But I'm about to let you in on a secret: They're really not that scary. In fact, with just a few hints, the... Read more
Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal... Read more
If you’re looking for a new way to jazz up your fitness routine, why not try dancing? With the popularity of TV dance shows these days, there’s never been a better time to put on your dancing shoes. Why should celebrities have all the fun... Read more
With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po... Read more
Hi there. I'm not really sure what to say on an introduction so might as well go with what brought me here. I'm 26, from the UK and I've lost 32lbs to date. On the upper end of the healthy bmi scale however I wouldn't class myself as healthy. My fit... Read more
I've been on and off this site for a while, and last time I was here, the fitness page had the option to let Sparkpeople pick a workout that you follow. Is that not an option anymore? I just looked all through the site and can't find it. :-( I do... Read more
Life has definitely been in charge of my goals for the past few weeks. Poor self image, busy schedules, boyfriend out of town for weeks, and the first Father's day without my dad around definitely took my focus away from healthy me. No more excuses.... Read more
one of my many faces is to let everyone think I am happy and content with my life... Truth be told.. I am frustrated with my life and where I ended up in life. Tired of living obliviously. Tired of being lonely, but afraid to get back on the treadmil... Read more
If you live in a apartment complex or condo and they offer any fitness equipment, use it. Do not spend the extra money to join a fitness center just to have the ability to use the sauna or pool. They usually have Nautilus equipment , treadmills, an... Read more
Here at dailySpark, we've talked a lot about the pitfalls of sitting. Whether you have a sedentary job, sit through lectures as a student, or do your share of commuting or couch surfing, the research is clear about spending too much time on your... Read more
There are two kinds of people in life: those who love the treadmill and those who can't stand it. In case it wasn't already obvious from this blog's title, I'm in the latter group! I will run outdoors in a foot snow, below freezing te... Read more
The gym received new treadmills this week that include Life Fitness Tests.
For my age bracket Tests or Exertion Levels:
Inactive 2 -3 MPH
Very Active 5.6 - 7.2
Below Average: 27 -29
Average 30 - 31
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