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
I've had a fitbit synced to my account since day 1. I bought a new fitbit today and am trying to change them out on sparkpeople. I've changed it over to the new one on fitbit.com, but when I go to connect it to sparkpeople, it still connects the old... Read more
I just got a Fitbit Flex, this is my first day using it. ANY calories I burn (which I haven't done any exercising today, just normal walking around the house) it adds to my daily calorie allowance. Is there any way to turn this off?... 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
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... 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
When economic times are tough, consumers have to find ways to tighten their wallets and trim spending. Although gym memberships and fancy home equipment are nice to have, often they become something we can no longer afford. According to new researc... 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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