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Why I'll Never Be a Runner and That's Okay

After years of putting running on an exercise pedestal and feeling frustrated by failures, one writer decided to embrace her strengths and see training in a whole new light.
Posted 1/6/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 35 comments   17,358 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 : 48 comments   23,535 views
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A 500-Word Argument for Smashing Your Scale into 1,000 Pieces

You're more than a number so free yourself from the scale this November! Plus, two princesses will leave you happy crying at your desk. You've been warned.
Posted 11/4/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 12 comments   14,374 views
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4 Great Reasons to Steal This Toddler's Morning Pep Talk

"Legends are Born in October." What will you do?
Posted 10/7/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 2 comments   14,225 views
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Hit the Gym Before Sunrise With These 11 Trainer Tips

If the snooze button is your BFF and you're listed as "In a Relationship" with your bed on Facebook, these tips are for you. Trainers offer their favorite morning workout tricks.
Posted 9/16/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 21 comments   41,797 views
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8 Clever Products for the Determined Desk Dweller

Turn ''Cubicle, Sweet Cubicle'' into the active, goal-oriented space of your dreams with a few office additions.
Posted 9/15/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 14 comments   41,928 views
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What I Learned From the Gnarliest Match One Olympian Ever Played

The inspiring words of this four-time Olympian are still echoing in my head.
Posted 9/2/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 5 comments   11,303 views
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15 Things to Tell Yourself When You Want to Quit

You're at the 20-minute mark in your workout when you start to hear it, that voice saying "Stop" and "No, you can't." Discover the sayings our staff and members use to keep going!
Posted 8/19/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 13 comments   31,681 views
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'Stronger Than I Have Ever Been': Abby's CrossFit Conversion

After an unexpected enthusiast raved about her CrossFit experience, Abby Maley decided to take a leap and give the high-intensity workout a shot. Today, she's stronger than ever.
Posted 6/20/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 7 comments   27,076 views
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'The Biggest Loser': Biggest Success or Loser Idea?

Find out how one SparkPeople expert and members feel about 'The Biggest Loser' formula for weight loss. Is it worth your time to tune in?
Posted 5/12/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 92 comments   42,378 views
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Why I Decided to Get Off the Tracker Train

Who wouldn’t want to have these stats at their fingertips? The fact is, I gave up my activity tracker after I decided it was doing me me more harm than good.
Posted 5/9/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 66 comments   44,314 views
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Home Is Where the Half Marathon Is

For years Rhonda had an unhealthy relationship with food and fitness, but when a friend inspired her to try running, she discovered a strength she didn't know she possessed.
Posted 4/4/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 11 comments   23,123 views
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Pioneers of the Plus-Size Movement

This season, some brave, beautiful plus-size women are leading the charge toward a more accepting beauty industry.
Posted 3/21/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 37 comments   31,425 views
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What's Your Spark?

Your ''why'' is your most effective weight loss tool. Some of our members shared what sparked them to make a positive lifestyle change.
Posted 2/29/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 38 comments   18,828 views
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Home Is Where the Swimming Is

In the first installment of our brand new series, SparkPeople member Lucy Parsons details the role swimming had in her journey to weight loss and healthy living.
Posted 2/1/2016  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 17 comments   18,043 views
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