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Warming Up Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Warming Up Exercises.

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Reference Guide to Warming Up

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Warm Up? A warm up is the act of preparing for an athletic event or workout by exercising or practicing for a short time beforehand....  Read more

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

Wheezing During Winter Workouts

You've bundled up in your cold-weather gear and mustered the determination to head outside for an invigorating winter run. You feel great at first, but a few minutes into your route, you need to stop to catch your breath. After a few sto...  Read more

You Can Progress to a Pull Up

Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up! Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u...  Read more

Reach Your Fitness Goals!

What “fitness feat” have you always wanted to accomplish? I think we all have something in mind, a seemingly insurmountable task that we just wish, for whatever reason, we could do. You see other people accomplish it with ease, and you se...  Read more

So I'm proud to say I exercised a great deal of se
Updated 9/26/2016 2:24:37 PM

So I'm proud to say I exercised a great deal of self control at the store today. I had a set back in my diet as of late. I went to the store got the fixings for salads and fruit snacks and got no junk food. Yay for self control. #food...  Read more

Ready to exercise
Updated 9/26/2016 11:41:00 AM

Ready to exercise...  Read more

Added exercise today!cutting calories last week wa
Updated 9/26/2016 11:17:54 AM

Added exercise today!cutting calories last week wasn't too bad, I still ate what I want but listened to my body and cut back alot. Lost 3lbs! #keepthemgoing...  Read more

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last
Updated 9/26/2016 12:48:55 PM

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last week (accept Sunday) I feel like I shouldn't be sad/in a funk from this, since it was an early loss, but,I can't seem to get over the loss of our baby...  Read more

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last
Updated 9/26/2016 9:21:37 AM

Getting back into exercising today since the pregnancy/miscarriage happened. Took all week off last week (accept Sunday) I feel like I shouldn't be sad/in a funk from this, since it was an early loss, but,I can't seem to get over the loss of our baby...  Read more

Get a great workout

Do calisthenics during the commercial breaks when you are watching TV. The idea is to exercise intensely for the length of the break, as one would do in interval training....  Read more

Wall push-ups

Wall push-ups are a good way to get more upper-body exercise when you may not have time for floor push-ups, or maybe you're not so great at floor push-ups. They benefit chest, shoulders, arms/triceps, and core muscles. Step back just a little (safely...  Read more

Moms And Dads At Home Getting Healthy Together

Hello moms and dads! Huddle the children, your furry friends and let's get out for some exercise and away from the temptations of that beast called the fridge! See you soon!...  Read more

Pre Race Warm-ups: An Essential Part of Every Runner's Routine

When I started running almost 4 years ago one of the cardinal rules of racing my running coach taught me was, "The shorter the race, the longer the warm-up." It is something that has been ingrained in me all these years and something I still practice...  Read more

You Asked: Why Should I Warm Up Before a Workout?

On those days when time is at a premium, it can be tempting to skip your warm-up and jump right into your workout.  Is that a smart use of your time, or is it asking for trouble?  Even though the warming up won't burn hundreds of calori...  Read more