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Warming Up Exercises Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Warming Up Exercises.

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

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

Small Bits of Fitness Add Up

"Where did the day go?" Is this a common question in your life? Many of us jam-pack so much stuff into our daily routines, seemingly there’s no time to relax for just one minute, let alone exercise. Lack of time is one of t...  Read more

so Thanksgiving is 2 days away. I usually exercise
Updated 11/24/2015 12:38:08 PM

so Thanksgiving is 2 days away. I usually exercise at home alone while hubby at work & kids at school.. family coming in from out of town thurs -Sun-any ideas on fun ways to get a little exercise in? More Kids ages 5-16.....  Read more

Exercising with fibromyalgia, is hard because the
Updated 11/24/2015 8:17:56 PM

Exercising with fibromyalgia, is hard because the following day I am in so much agony.. Is there anyone out there who can relate and maybe has some tips for me or special kinds of exercises 😐...  Read more

3rd day exercising consistently at the ymca!! Supe
Updated 11/24/2015 1:42:55 PM

3rd day exercising consistently at the ymca!! Super proud of myself! Especially since I'm in pain and tired but still did it!...  Read more

Why can we no longer post our exercises to FB?
Updated 11/24/2015 10:04:46 AM

Can someone tell me why we can no longer post our exercises to Facebook when the place is still there to get the points but the link to do it is missing. What happened? Thank you for your help....  Read more

Good morning! It's gym time! What's your exercise
Updated 11/24/2015 9:36:50 AM

Good morning! It's gym time! What's your exercise today?...  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

Wet Nails? Exercise!

While at home and waiting for your nails to dry, do some floor exercises (leg adduction, abduction, leg lifts, etc), or even push-ups!...  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