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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

What to Eat Before Workout ?
Updated 7/31/2014 8:49:11 AM

I have been taking water aerobics classes 4 evenings a week and have 2 hours from the time I get off work till class starts. Classes are near work, and I don't drive across town to go home and then back again. I eat lunch at noon, and need to eat so...  Read more

What's your favorite song to workout to?
Updated 7/31/2014 2:53:52 PM

I love having upbeat music on when working out. What do you listen to?...  Read more

workout partners
Updated 7/30/2014 9:57:26 PM

Hi everyone! I'm Nene! I'm excited to get started on my journey, and I'm very thankful for my cousin that told me about this awesome community. I am looking for workout partners in the Orlando area. Females only. Don't think my husband would be ha...  Read more

won a dvd workout on the spin wheel
Updated 7/26/2014 10:19:09 AM

I won a coach nicole workout dvd (not sure which one) on a daily spin wheel spin. I claimed my prize and entered in my shipping info. That was about 6 to 8 months ago. How long does it take to get my prize?...  Read more

Aqua or Water Zumba -- what a great workout!
Updated 7/26/2014 6:31:35 AM

I tried aqua zumba (or water zumba) last night, for the first time. Boy, was it a great workout! I've had to stop doing any exercise that puts impact on my heel, due to a spur; so the doctor suggested swimming. I have taken up his suggestion, and...  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