Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for... Read more
For some of us out there, if we could just convince ourselves that there is enough time in the day to exercise, we could be on track to a great fitness program. For others, we get started but quickly lose momentum and give up. To help get started... Read more
Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin... Read more
We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body?
We put together a list of... Read more
We all know how great a good night's rest feels. You wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your day. Unfortunately, this rested feeling is the exception and not the norm for many who live busy lives in the modern world, and it&... Read more
I know it's the rave to get an activity tracker and walk 10K steps a day every day. But has anybody done this and actually lost weight doing this?
I've tried this and I'm not losing weight. I've actually gained weight!
Not only that, it ta... Read more
When I had my son in April 2011 I weighed 208 a week after delivery. It was the lightest I had been in years bc I lost during my pregnancy. I then started eating like crap again and shot up to 240. The scale said 207.4 today and I am SO excited!... Read more
This group welcomes all mobility levels that have a personal goal of walking into health one step at a time with the help of a pedometer. This common goal makes us a united, supportive, active team.... Read more
Happy New Year, everyone! Hopefully 2011 has gotten off to a great start, and you've been thinking about how to make this year even better than the last. I'm not a big fan of New Year's Resolutions. I think it's good to make positive changes in yo... Read more
Last week, I was talking to my co-workers about the 10K race I ran on Thanksgiving. Until recently, I always enjoyed races--the crowds cheering, meeting new people along the course, feeling good about my accomplishments, etc. But all of a sudden, I'... Read more
As promised I have a race report for ya's!
On Sunday I participated in my first race of the year, the Sporting Life 10k right here in Toronto. I did this one last year (here's last years race report:www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_j ournal_... Read more
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