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
Fifteen minutes into my first Orangetheory Fitness workout, I was hooked. The music was energetic, the group's spirits were high and, despite my overwhelming hatred for running, I actually thought I had pretty decent form as I pounded the (treadm... 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
For an upcoming Friday the 13th article, I'm looking for members to share their superstitions related to fitness, health and/or weight loss. It can be anything from having to run races in a certain pair of socks, following a certain... Read more
It's easy to feel like life is swamping us and it's too hard to fit everything in. Try to squeeze in a short 10 minute walk each day to get yourself moving. It might not feel like much but every little bit helps and it's not hard to find 10 minutes... Read more
I just purchased a Pebble Time fitness tracker/watch, and am waiting for it to arrive. I know that you can run Jawbone and Misfit fitness app through the device....will I be able to sync it with my SparkPeople account? *crosses fingers*... 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
One of the most popular types of home exercise equipment is the treadmill, which provides a straightforward, efficient aerobic workout. For many, treadmills are a good choice to begin a new exercise routine because walking is well tolerated by most i... 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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