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
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
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their lives by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than other members like you? That'... Read more
I am looking just starting to look find a diet to eat healthier and loose some pounds and inches. What is working best for you? There are so many different ways and methods is it less calories, less carbohydrate, or eating clean that works best?... Read more
It's another "pill and shake diet". Best to stick with nutritious food and not depend on expensive "supplements" to lose weight. Distributors will act like your friends and then whine when you stop buying from them to guilt you into spending money.... Read more
I started dieting 6 weeks ago when my husband left home for work. I knew it would be much easier to get on a schedule of exercise and healthy meals on my own. I saw my family Dr. and he started me on a low carb diet of 40 gms or less a day,... Read more
Has anyone done the Atkins diet? If so, what was your experience? I'm trying to lose the last 10-12 lbs. I've been having a hard time losing the weight without exercise...so tomorrow I'm starting P90x and Atkins. I have 30 days til my trip to Tokyo... Read more
The Couch to 5K program (google it!) is a GREAT way to ease your way into either running or fitness walking. Over a series of 9 weeks (or more -- take as much time as you need to finish!) you will alternate intervals of lower intensity walking with h... 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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