We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a... Read more
Measuring your fitness level regularly is one way to find out if you're making progress. Most fitness centers have trained staff who can evaluate your body composition, muscular strength and endurance, flexibility, and cardiovascular endurance, b... Read more
Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have... Read more
We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
I've been dieting for the past month and have seen no signs of weight loss. I'm 5`1 156 pounds. I'm looking to loose 30 pounds. I have cut my calories down to about 1,000 each day and have been working out 2x a week.... Read more
I was looking in the self tracked trophies of Spark to put my 21 day spark anniversary trophy on my page, and I noticed that my self tracked weight loss trophies are in kilos. Is there any way to change them to pounds?... Read more
Ok, this isn't really a panic, but I thought SP had weight loss stickers or trophies or something for certain weights. I can't find them. :( I've lost 11 pounds and I want my 10 pound weight loss sticker!... Read more
I really need help losing about 30 pounds!!
I am at my wits end...
I have done the working out 5-6 days a week. I've done the smaller portions. I've cut out sweets and junk.
I honestly don't know what else I can do to lose this much needed weig... Read more
I have struggled with my weight and self esteem for as long as I can remember. It has gotten even more difficult since having my daughter. Just looking for support and guidance in this difficult journey to healthier and happier times.... Read more
If you're having a hard time pushing through an exercise move (say, 50 crunches), start counting down from your current weight to your goal weight.150, 149, 148, 147... etc!You'll find that this helps you complete the amount of crunches needed, but a... Read more
By Kimberly Papa of That's Fit
Celebrity trainer Jackie Warner has the kind of abs most of us can only dream about, but the creator of the "Personal Training with Jackie: Crunch-Free Xtreme Abs" DVD and star of Bravo's "Thintervention" says anyone... Read more
Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav... Read more
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