Mornings are crazy in my house, as I’m sure they are for many of you. Every morning, I try to exercise and do some work before my family gets up. Then, I make breakfast for my four kids and me, maybe throw in some laundry and deal with any emer... Read more
Are you someone who jumps out of bed each day, bursting with energy and ready to go? If not (and not many people are!), then you aren’t alone in wondering how morning exercisers do it. Somehow it must be easier for them to get up wh... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
We all have days when finding an hour to exercise just isn't an option. That doesn't mean you should skip your workout. Instead, you just need to get creative about how you'll fit in some activity. The people behind SparkPeople.com are av... Read more
Providing your family (or even just yourself) with a hot, nutritious breakfast every morning might sound ideal, but if you're like most people, the chances of that happening on busy weekdays are slim to none. Not anymore! Start your day off right... Read more
My morning appointment got postponed. My usual reaction would be, "Yes! I get to sleep in." Now, it's "Yes! I can go for a walk." Was just hoping I would to get used to these lifestyle changes, but now I'm actually enjoying them. :)... Read more
I have a daily folder for ongoing projects and things I do every day, a weekly folder for things I do once a week, each item marked for their day of the week, and also a monthly folder. Every morning I review all folders and pick the "must do today"... Read more
I work less than 10 minutes away from my house and get a one hour lunch period. I put out my workout clothes, load my dvd I use, and get everything ready before I leave in the morning. Then, I change as soon as I hit the door, workout for 25 minute... Read more
Last week SparkPeople launched a new feature that we're excited to share with you. On select Fridays, we will be hosting live On-Air Hangouts on Google+ called "Take 5 with SparkPeople." (Learn more about Google+ Hangouts here.) Each Ha... Read more
I spent most of my early and mid 20s working the second shift at newspapers. I loved working as a copy editor, and I loved the hours, too. My shifts began at 4 p.m. and ended at midnight, which meant I could stay up late, sleep until noon, and still... Read more
I did a quick 10 minute desk workout. I burned 110 calories. I'm still sweating. I will go for a walk after lunch with my little man, we both could use the fresh air!
Now that I'm working out daily and doing it smaller amounts I notice the diffe... Read more
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