All Entries For strength training

10 Exercises That Work the Most Muscles in the Body

Compound exercises work multiple muscles or muscle groups in a relatively short period of time, making them an efficient addition to your workout routine.
Posted 4/4/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 78 comments   91,205 views
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Why I Don't Do Cardio

For years, cardio has been king, known as the holy grail of exercise. One writer thinks it's time to dethrone the king.
Posted 1/24/2018  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 95 comments   17,183 views
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Challenge Your Balance With This Tough 7-Move Circuit

If you hear the word ''ballerina'' and think tutus and pink, it's time to change your mind. Ballet requires strong muscles and balance, and you'll need both for this tough circuit.
Posted 11/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 86 comments   17,707 views
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10 Full-Body Strength Exercises Every Beginner Needs to Know

Did you know that you can get an effective strength workout, right in the comfort of your own home? Creating a balanced routine is easier than you might think.
Posted 3/24/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 173 comments   217,641 views
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Learn How to Fill Your Plate--and Lose Weight!

Eating for weight loss sounds complicated, but it doesn't have to be! Follow along in our an easy guide to filling your plate with healthy foods and proper portion sizes.
Posted 6/17/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 26 comments   112,574 views
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Learn to Exercise for Weight Loss Success

Exercising for weight loss doesn't have to be daunting. We break it down for you in an easy-to-follow guide so you can easily add cardio and strength training to your week.
Posted 5/31/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 25 comments   172,127 views
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4 Push-Up Modifications You Can Try Today

Push-ups engage almost every muscle in your body, but they aren't exactly easy to do! The good news is that there are modifications you can try while building up to a full one.
Posted 9/3/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 14 comments   47,270 views
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5 Essential Moves for a Stronger Run

Run longer and stronger in no time with these 5 must-do strength moves!
Posted 5/12/2015  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 10 comments   25,863 views
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Discover the Benefits of Whey Protein

Maybe you've heard about whey protein but aren't sure what it is or when you might need it. We break it down for you so you can make the most of whey!
Posted 11/7/2014  12:00:00 AM By:   : 1,069 views
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A 15-Minute Lower-Body Workout for Bad Knees

This full-length, low-impact workout doesn’t include a single squat or lunge! It's designed to be gentle on the joints, but tough on your hips, thighs and glutes.
Posted 9/30/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 23 comments   424,769 views
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Sculpt Your Legs in 8 Minutes (at Home!)

Sculpt your legs from your living room with this quick and effective 8-minute routine!
Posted 8/31/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 19 comments   71,797 views
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The Best Inner Thigh Exercises Ever

Strengthen your inner thighs and burn major calories with this 10-minute power workout!
Posted 7/18/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 38 comments   1,084,251 views
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Target Your Entire Lower Body in 14 Minutes

Tone up your thighs, hips and butt fast with this quick and easy-to-follow barre routine!
Posted 6/16/2014  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 23 comments   487,708 views
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The Top 5 Myths about Women and Strength Training

Could a false belief in these pervasive myths be preventing you from reaping the benefits of strength training? Here's the real truth about women and weight lifting.
Posted 4/29/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 23 comments   72,455 views
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Getting Started with Strength Training in 5 Easy Steps

Confused about how to start a strength training plan? Coach Nicole breaks it down into five simple steps so you can reach your goals!
Posted 4/8/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 37 comments   210,040 views
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