Most experts recommend that you engage in up to 90 minutes of physical activity most days of the week, emphasizing that you gradually work your way up to that duration. However, a recent study conducted at Boston Sports Clubs found that participants... Read more
Consistency, so important to the SparkPeople System, is something our society often overlooks. People are so focused on wanting things now that they aren't willing to spend the time consistently doing small things over time. This attitude results... Read more
Setting and achieving goals can be very overwhelming if systems aren’t put in place. A system can take many different forms. It can be a simple post-it reminder or it can be a routine that you follow on a regular basis.
Once you star... Read more
Are you having trouble squeezing exercise into your busy days? Do you need a workout plan that is simple to follow, yet effective? Are you thinking about making fitness a habit, perhaps part of your daily life? Whether you need help starting a consis... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople's Top 10 Tips for Fitting into Your Bathing Suit! You can read, print or bookmark this article for easy reference.
Tip #1: Eat breakfast every day. Breakfast-eaters tend to consume more nutrients and fewer calories tha... Read more
My 10 year old is very sick with bronchitis so there was just no time or energy for a workout. My eating wasn't the best either. But one thing that has changed is that even with a sick kid, two cars in the shop and a broken from crown, I am not emoti... Read more
My friends wife asked me the other day if I would be open to her being my workout partner so we could push eachother to meet goals. We both have similar weight loss goals.
I've been working out alone for a few years now and would be open to hav... Read more
Hi Guys, have a question for you. I'm married and my wife and I have been together for going on 12 years now. We are friends with another couple who have been married for some time now. My wife really isn't in to workout out.
I built a small... Read more
Instead of using caffeine to keep yourself awake, trying doing a short (maybe 10 minute) workout. Because of my new life schedule, I' m having trouble staying awake to get everything done. Instead of buying a coffee yesterday, I did a 10 minute card... Read more
I purchased this instant video on Amazon for $10. BEST $10 I have spent on an exercise vid! The instructor blasts you with 5 different 10-minute workouts that really do burn calories and work your muscles. You can feel the burn! If you are short o... Read more
At SparkPeople, we love 10-minute workouts and often rave about the 10-minute workout DVDs by 10 Minute Solution. But 10-minute workouts plus the fun of the Wii? I'm all ears. The DVD brand 10 Minute Solution recently release their first Wii game (co... Read more
SparkPeople has advocated short bursts of fitness for the past 10 years because we've seen how it can change people's lives and help them reach countless goals. Recent research has been proving our hunch that those 10 minutes of exercise real... Read more
As a teacher, I have a 90 minute duty period every other day, during which I sit in the hall and check the passes of students who walk by me. Today, I decided I would roam the halls checking passes, and I used the four stairwells from the top floor... Read more
Toned arms never go out of style. If your shoulders have been hidden under a thick, cozy sweater for the last couple of months, it's time to start prepping them for tank top season. Take 10 minutes to work your biceps and triceps with Andrea Orbeck.... Read more
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