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100 Amazing Reasons to Start Losing Weight Today

We asked SparkPeople members why starting the weight-loss journey today is a better idea than putting it off until tomorrow and here are their 100 best responses.
Posted 12/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 110 comments   36,901 views
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7 Good Reasons to Try a Trail Workout

There are major physical and mental benefits to transplanting your run or walk from the sidewalk to the trail--and spring is the perfect time to make the leap!
Posted 6/11/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 79 comments   48,785 views
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50 Good Reasons to Run

Coach Nicole shares 50 reasons she puts on her running shoes day after day, mile after mile.
Posted 5/29/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 142 comments   402,204 views
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You Asked: Why Should I Warm Up Before a Workout?

Is a warm up really helpful--or just a waste of time? Find out why you should never skip this pre-workout ritual.
Posted 4/23/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 33 comments   178,079 views
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4 Good Reasons to Sign Up for a Race

Have you ever thought about trying a race? You might be surprised at how much you enjoy it!
Posted 3/13/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 25 comments   22,635 views
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6 Good Reasons to Work Out in Wool

Work out...in wool? You bet! Wool is the hottest performance fabric you've never tried. But Coach Nicole is here to change that. Learn why wool should be a part of your workouts!
Posted 2/17/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 50 comments   53,677 views
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Go Nuts for Walnuts!

Learn why researchers have found walnuts to be a healthier choice.
Posted 4/4/2011  6:04:01 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 27 comments   23,502 views
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4 Good Reasons You Should Pair Up to Work Out

Some new research shows that exercising with a buddy might have more benefits than you ever realized...
Posted 2/25/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 48 comments   17,209 views
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7 Good Reasons to Try Interval Training

Burn more calories. Burn more fat. Spend less time in the gym. No, it's not too good to be true, it's interval training!
Posted 11/10/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 73 comments   171,098 views
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Don't be a Quitter! Try Every Workout More than Once

Tried Spinning and hated it? How about yoga, running or weight lifting? Find out why giving up on something new could be detrimental to your exercise efforts.
Posted 6/23/2010  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 77 comments   18,157 views
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5 Good Reasons to Make Your Own Baby Food

Making baby food was something I did for both of my kids. It's not really as much trouble as you might think, and there are definitely some good benefits.
Posted 4/27/2010  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 112 comments   26,170 views
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7 Good Reasons to Use the Cable Cross Machine

It's the workout machine people fear most, but it will take your workouts to the next level!
Posted 9/11/2009  6:56:33 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 48 comments   61,997 views
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6 Good Reasons to Try a Spinning Class

From torching calories to babying your joints, the benefits of Spinning are many (and there's more to it than sitting on a bike).
Posted 6/24/2009  3:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 125 comments   227,226 views
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6 Reasons to Visit a Pick-Your-Own Farm this Summer

One simple way to save money and get better flavor and nutrition out of your food is to pick your own! It's never been so easy--or fun--to eat healthy!
Posted 6/12/2009  11:46:49 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 171 comments   34,218 views
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6 Good Reasons to Try Pilates

From standing taller to looking better, the benefits of Pilates are many, and the moves can challenge exercisers of all levels.
Posted 5/20/2009  11:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 197 comments   109,244 views
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