What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a... Read more
Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin... Read more
Medicine balls are a great way to exercise any area of your body, whether upper, lower, or core. There are different sized exercise balls from 2-12, that you can use for numerous different exercises.
Medicine ball training is suitable for... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup!
Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo... Read more
Had a friend over for coffee this am...she put 2tsp of salt in her coffee, when I asked why, she said it was to jump start her system...what?!? Anyone heard of this..
What you put in ur morning cuppa is ur business but salt? (((Shudder)))... Read more
Today I am heading up to the gym in my complex. I will walk 30 minutes on the treadmill. Then head home. Plus Rich wants to go to Planet Fitness tonight after he gets home from work. So I will do 30 minutes on the bike or elipical machine.... Read more
I have to say, I am really enjoying my breakfast this morning. Tired of the same ol same ol. So I toasted an Arnold sandwich rounds, 1 tbs almond butter, sliced banana on top with my cup of coffee! Yummm... Read more
I like to use a kettle bell instead of dumbbells because they make me have to try a little harder to balance. Their unique shape makes them easier to swing and do more exercises than the dumbbell.323322... Read more
One of the most versatile pieces of exercise equipment found in the gym, or even in your own home, is the stability ball. Not only does it help you to build better core stabilization, while aiding in balance and flexibility, it also allows for a m... Read more
As you can imagine, SparkPeople employees are into health and fitness. And even though we are deskbound most of the day (like many of you), we try to make the best of it. You may have heard of people sitting on stability balls at their desks, as a wa... Read more
WooHoo! Today I won 50 spark goodie points on the bonus spin wheel. I gave myself a stability ball. 322
Yep, a stability ball. Why? Because I don't have one. Because I like the sound of stability on this journey. Because I need to work... Read more
All this rump needs a good comfortable stability ball. And I'm going to get me one, some new dumbbells, and a yoga mat. I have a lot of videos, they just show all after results but never what they looked like before they got those new bodies. I;m det... Read more
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