You know that scene in High Fidelity where John Cusack is touting the importance of the perfectly crafted mix tape? A tape that has to kick off with a killer track to grab attention, then take it up a notch, then cool it off a notch?
... Read more
Going to the gym and working out can get monotonous. The same machines, the same steps on the treadmill, it gets boring. Aside from changing gyms, what is something that can be done to make it a little more exciting each time you go? The answer i... Read more
“My uptown girl! You know I’m in love with an uptown girl!” As these lyrics pump through your headphones, it’s easy to forget that while Billy Joel sings to you, you’re actually running on the treadmill.&... Read more
The scene seems right. An up-tempo song blasts through the speakers around the room. All around you, people race on the treadmill and grunt as they lift weights. An upbeat personal trainer stands nearby, ready to assist at a moment’s notice. So... Read more
You've probably heard of the fitness craze Zumba, a workout known as a dance fitness party. I originally tried Zumba with a friend by following a fitness DVD.
While the DVD was fun and the hip-swiveling moves were a blast (and effective at w... Read more
I have been enjoying Zumba but can't figure out what a certain song is!
It has a whole lot bum ba da dum ba dump ba dum repeated in the background but sort of fast Any one know what I'm talking about?!? I've tried googling with no luck.... Read more
Another song game but this one should be easier. You have to come up with a song title using at least one word from the previous posted song title..and you have to include the artist.
The Small Hours - Metallica
Next person will... Read more
What are your favorite songs to work out to? My IPod consists of everything from Eminem, Bush, Black Crows, Nicki Minaj, Outkast, to Blake Shelton, Taylor Swift, Pink, Fleetwood Mac and Beth Hart (and so much more).
Whats you running / quick mov... Read more
When making playlists for working out don't just pick upbeat songs but pick songs that have lyrics that really inspire you. I find that sometimes even slower songs with inspirational lyrics that you wouldn't consider workout songs work really well f... Read more
When you get a craving put on an upbeat song and dance or cardio until the end of just one song. By the end of the song the craving is gone and you feel great, plus you can add up to 60 minutes of cardio without breaking a sweat.... Read more
20 Better than Takeout RecipesThe Real Deal with 'Pink Slime'Is Hooping Really a Workout? We Tried It to Find Out! The Surprising Final Leg of My Weight-Loss Journey Diet Friendly Dining: Red Robin Gourmet BurgersWhat's for Dinner? 30 Eas... Read more
We all have those days where, no matter how much we try, we just can't find the motivation to go work out. Here are our top five tips for motivating yourself to exercise even when you don't want to get moving. Watch the video, or read the tip... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.