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
Lisa (SING4YOU57) has been a SparkPeople member since 2007. She has lost almost 200 pounds over the past 3 years through a healthy diet and regular exercise. Lisa went from running for 30 seconds at a time to completing her first triathlon in 2009.
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There are a lot of different ways to measure your progress toward your goals. If you're trying to manage your weight, you could track your weigh-ins or judge how well your clothes fit. If you're trying to improve your fitness level, you might... 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
Did you know that helping other people is one of the best ways to stay on track and reach your own goals? Read on to learn why and how you can apply this at SparkPeople.com…
When members decide to step forward and take leaders... Read more
I have been tackling my health conditions one by one. I'm diabetic, and my sugars are in control. My cholestrol was high, and I cut out most red meat. I tend to eat 1 grain, 1 meat and the rest of the day is fruit and veggies. Now I need to attac... Read more
I've tried every diet under the sun, but they never work. I've decided to just eat veggies, meat and one helping of fruit a day. No additional salt, sugar, flour or dairy. Lots of protein. No nuts (too much fat). I realize I'm going to have to pack i... Read more
I was getting frustrated when something in my daily routine would get me off track from getting in all the steps I wanted for that day. I found that if I leave home earlier in the morning, take the long way around my block and walk past my bus stop I... 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
Today, I am thankful.
For the job that allows me to help make a difference in people's lives.
For the boyfriend who supports me unconditionally.
For the family who loves me.
For the friends who stand by me when life gets tough.
For the... Read more
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