All Entries For strength training

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 : 29 comments   58,449 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 : 21 comments   35,165 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:   : 1,896 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 : 52 comments   473,230 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 : 23 comments   79,349 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 : 49 comments   1,117,603 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 : 36 comments   518,639 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 : 28 comments   86,503 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 : 63 comments   238,508 views
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You Asked: Does Pilates Count as Strength Training?

Pilates can be a great workout. But can it substitute for traditional strength training? Certified Pilates instructor and personal trainer, Coach Nicole, weighs in.
Posted 3/28/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 50 comments   202,359 views
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How Many Calories Does Strength Training Really Burn?

Learn how many calories you burn while lifting weights. Strength training is great for burning calories, and with our calculator you can see how many calories you burn!
Posted 3/13/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 81 comments   2,092,398 views
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Have a Ball with This Calorie-Torching Workout!

Looking to have a little more fun with your cardio workouts? Mix things up with this routine that uses a small ball to amp up the moves and torch more calories.
Posted 12/30/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 32 comments   74,327 views
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15-Minute Lower Body Blaster Workout (without Squats or Lunges)

Tone your entire lower body in just 15 minutes with this equipment-free workout. Bonus: It's squat-free and lunge-free to go easy on your knees!
Posted 12/6/2013  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 47 comments   167,296 views
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A Seriously FUN Full-Body Workout for Fall

Feeling a little ho-hum about your workout routine lately? This fun set of exercises is sure to change that!
Posted 10/28/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 39 comments   74,460 views
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8 Resistance Training Exercises

Be good to your ticker and your body with these easy sweat-free moves.
Posted 8/5/2013  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 22 comments   33,798 views
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