All Entries For strength training

The Great Debate: Cardio or Strength Training?

Is strength training really superior to cardio when it comes to fitness and weight loss? Or is it the other way around? Here's what we really know about both forms of exercise.
Posted 5/29/2019  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 140 comments   175,131 views
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This Full-Body Strength Workout Uses Only a Towel

Strength training doesn't have to be complicated or scary. In fact, a very simple routine using tools you already have in your home may be just what you need to get started.
Posted 4/11/2019  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 103 comments   98,563 views
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8 Challenging Bodyweight Exercises for When You Canít Hit the Gym

Don't have the time, money or inclination to spend hours at the gym each week? You already have everything you need to get a full-body workout right from your living room!
Posted 3/8/2019  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 65 comments   29,403 views
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10 Bodyweight Training Exercises You Can Try at Home

Who needs a full home gym? You can get a full-body workout without a single piece of equipment, from the comfort and privacy of home.
Posted 1/29/2019  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 150 comments   628,105 views
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8 Exercises for a Full-Body Bosu Workout

Looking for a more challenging workout? Try adding a Bosu ball to your routine to help engage your core while working on balance.
Posted 1/15/2019  1:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 95 comments   109,759 views
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Ladies, Listen Up Because This Go Get It Guide Is For You

Unattractive, manly, intimidating, un-ladylike--there's certainly a stigma about women, muscle and strength training. That ends now.
Posted 11/2/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 49 comments   13,906 views
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5 More Exercises You Could Be Doing Wrong

We covered plank, lunges, crunches, squats and pushups in the pastónow it's time to unveil five more popular moves you're probably doing wrong.
Posted 10/19/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 54 comments   29,335 views
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17 Strength Training Exercises for Walkers

Strength training exercises are especially important for walkers, helping with muscle balance, flexibility and range of motion to make walking workouts safer and more effective.
Posted 9/11/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 186 comments   122,408 views
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7 Super Exercises for Shapely Shoulders

In order to prevent injury and optimize functional ability, you need to train the shoulders for mobility, stability and strength.
Posted 6/20/2018  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 102 comments   67,732 views
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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 : 92 comments   111,551 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 : 108 comments   30,659 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   21,912 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 : 210 comments   262,413 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 : 43 comments   126,885 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 : 36 comments   192,305 views
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