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
You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts.
Researchers fr... 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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My fitbit automatically tracks my steps and sleep. My "track goals" sum shows that I have 6 points, but when I go to the page only the steps and sleep are recorded. Nothing else has been checked off yet. At the most then I should only have two points... Read more
I noticed halfway through September that the team leaderboards now include a step count. So from October 1st I started entering my steps each day. I just use a pedometer so nothing clever like syncing. But in the team Leaderboards my steps show as ze... Read more
weigh-in day, first recording since i started. I'm down 5.6 lb total. i weighed everyday to get an idea of fluctuations. guys, do not put too much emphasis on this. was anywhere from 1 to 4 lb. only record weekly. don't get derailed by the scale.... Read more
Not wanting to hassle with recording my food today. Aunt Flo stopped for a visit. I'm still eating healthy, although I want a baconator from Wendy's. Anyone else struggling to fight off horrible food cravings?... 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
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
What are your first thoughts when you hear the word Thanksgiving? Does it conjure up visions of turkey, stuffing, pies, and special memories with family, and friends? What about starting a new tradition this year? New York City has the Macy’s Thanksg... Read more
Now that summer is mostly behind us and cooler temperatures are starting to drift in, the prime season for charity runs and walks begins. People of all abilities lace up their running/walking shoes and hit the pavement to raise money for many great... Read more
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