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5 Playground Exercises for Parents (and Kids at Heart)

You do not have to belong to a gym, nor do you have to own any fancy workout equipment to get fit and healthy. In fact your local park may just hold the key to getting you fit.
Posted 6/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 93 comments   78,178 views
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How Much Exercise Do You REALLY Need to Lose Weight?

If you're trying to lose weight, you probably need more than the general recommended amount of exercise -- but how much more?
Posted 5/2/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 1486 comments   1,704,504 views
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10 Futuristic Health Products That Should Be on Your Radar

Time to take your health and fitness tech tools into the future with toys that monitor, count, play music underwater and more!
Posted 5/2/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 108 comments   32,472 views
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You Asked: As a Beginner, How Often (and How Far) Should I Walk?

We go over how often you should be walking for exercise. The answer isn't the same for everyone, but our coach breaks it down in an easy-to-understand way!
Posted 5/1/2017  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 50 comments   418,148 views
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10 Helpful Items to Take on a Spring Hike

Hiking season is here! Here's what you need to bring to stay safe and comfortable on your outdoor trek.
Posted 4/27/2017  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 126 comments   170,129 views
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These Are the Most Motivating Workout Songs of All Time

Get our playlist of the best workout songs of all time! These songs combine awesome beats with motivational lyrics that make it easy to exercise!
Posted 3/18/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 285 comments   2,119,866 views
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Stay Safe And Be Seen With These 7 Fitness Accessories

Don't get caught in the dark during your workout. Stay safe and be seen with these affordable accessories for outdoor exercisers.
Posted 3/16/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 147 comments   63,737 views
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Why the Scale Goes Up When You Start a New Workout Plan

We explain why a slight weight gain is normal when you kick up your strength training routine. Find out how much weight gain is normal when you start to exercise.
Posted 1/18/2017  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 252 comments   834,262 views
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10 Ways to Get a Quality Workout in a Jam-Packed Gym

Nearly half of people make resolutions, and many of them will join gyms. Here are some strategies for conquering the crowds with your workout intact.
Posted 12/22/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 22 comments   34,926 views
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The Top 100 Running Songs of All Time

The votes are in! Check out our list of the top 100 running songs of all time, as voted on by SparkPeople members and dailySpark readers!
Posted 12/8/2016  12:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 269 comments   5,057,846 views
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You Made It to the Gym -- Now What?

Getting dressed and driving to the gym is half the battle. But once you're there, what comes next? Here's your cheat sheet for how to get the most out of your first days and weeks.
Posted 12/6/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 21 comments   51,082 views
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The 2016 Airing of Health and Fitness Grievances

Taking a cue from ''Seinfeld,'' we're airing out our grievances this holiday season. Join us, won't you?
Posted 12/2/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 49 comments   29,210 views
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10 Products Designed to Eliminate Fitness Frustrations

Love to workout but hate the annoyances that can sometimes come with exercise? These 10 products can help with fitness' most irritating problems so you can workout worry-free.
Posted 12/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 25 comments   54,462 views
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12 Signs You're in a Relationship with Your Gym

Do you prefer weight night to date night? If any of these signs sound familiar, you might be in a committed relationship with your gym.
Posted 9/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 57 comments   41,432 views
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8 Ways to Clean the Fitness Gear You Always Forget to Clean

We wash our sweaty tanks and fancy leggings on a regular basis, but what about the items that don't fit in the washing machine? Learn how to easily clean eight fitness items!
Posted 9/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 46 comments   82,459 views
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