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Workout Programs Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Workout Programs.

How to use the Elliptical Trainer

This standard piece of exercise equipment is one of the most popular in many gyms. Ellipticals are a unique hybrid of a treadmill, stepper, bike and cross-country skier, that move your legs in an elongated oval pattern (hence the name elliptical). Th...  Read more

How to Use the Arm Ergometer

Upper body (arm) ergometers aren't a gym staple, but they're becoming more readily available in physical therapy offices, hospitals, universities and modern gyms. Targeted to meet the fitness needs of individuals who cannot use their legs for...  Read more

Intermediate Walking Workouts

It’s time to step it up! Whether you’ve already completed the Beginner’s Walking Program or are an experienced exerciser who wants to build more walking stamina, this intermediate walking program will help you build even more endura...  Read more

Beginner Walking Workouts

It’s time to start moving! Walking is an excellent form of exercise, especially for beginners or people returning to fitness after a long time off. This introductory walking program will help you build enough endurance to safely and effectively...  Read more

No Need to Stretch the Truth about Resistance Bands

You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b...  Read more

Starting a fitness program on my 57th birthday
Updated 7/22/2014 1:57:54 PM

Monday the 21st I will be 57. I have been following the Sparkpeopler program for several weeks and have shed 13 pounds and several inches. I am excited to start at the wellness center with a trainer to lose the remaining weight and get in better sh...  Read more

Is 10 minutes too short a workout?
Updated 7/22/2014 10:21:53 PM

I just did a 10 minute Tracey Mallet Barre workout on youtube. It was very short but it was challenging. I have a very busy day today so I could only spare 10 minutes. I went on youtube and searched for a short workout. this one was called...  Read more

workout partner in hudson falls ny
Updated 7/15/2014 2:29:58 PM

hello there people i am looking for someone that can work with me on the workout thing. i have a hard time motivating myself to do this alone but i know with a workout partner it can be done plus it is nice to have someone there with you to help...  Read more

Having trouble squeezing in my workout!
Updated 7/18/2014 1:45:11 PM

I've been going to the gym since November and have recently started tracking my diet to help lose weight. Lately, though, I feel like I just don't have enough hours in the day! I work full time, have three kids, and take courses to try to finish my...  Read more

new to online program
Updated 7/15/2014 12:02:57 AM

I found this program quite by accident, after my husband asked me to wait a month before I joined Weight Watchers, so we could try something else. Then I found this, so I am going for it. I have planned for some time to change my eating and start e...  Read more

Exercise

Just starting your workout program and not sure what to do. Walk!...  Read more

the Y

I have found that the local YMCA is a great place that I can use to aid in my exercise and workout program....  Read more

Dance Dance Revolution

For those of us that love the game and realize that it's a great workout as well =)...  Read more

You Asked: What's the Best Diet/Fitness Program for Weight Loss?

There are thousands of diet plans available these days, and there are just as many different workout programs. The trendy diets and workout plans of the past couple of years (think Paleo, Dukan, the 17-Day Diet, hCG, PINK, P90X, Insanity and more) wi...  Read more

Habits of Fit People: Find Something Fun

You want to be a fit person, right? That's why I'm sharing my own habits for keeping fit and staying healthy in the ongoing Habits of Fit People series. Here's one that works for me: Find something fun to do. So why does something like this matter?E...  Read more

Need Suggestions for Workout programs

I think I need to do something new. Getting sick, the change in the weather, less sunlight, etc... has really depleted my motivation. I'm looking into starting something like Turbofire. I need something all worked out for me, and DVDs seem to be a...  Read more

Sugestions on Workout Programs and Meal Programs

Does anyone have any experience with Weight Watchers, Curves, etc.? I am trying to figure out a healthy way to continue eating well and working out, but I am struggling. I wish I could find a way to work out with a toddler. Sigh....  Read more