Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
University researchers in the Midwest wanted to find out if beginner exercisers were lifting the right amount of weight when exercising. They studied 30 men and women, asking them to choose their weights for five different exercises. The majority of... Read more
Having spent a week on a road trip, I learned one thing along the way: Fast food is unavoidable, given time and budget constraints. You can’t beat a drive-thru for convenience and speed of service. But the bellyache you get afterward can quickl... Read more
If your friend who lives across the country comes down with a cold, you’re surely not going to catch it from her. But if she becomes overweight, that just might spread to you.
So say researchers from Harvard Medical School and the Universi... Read more
Editor's Note: SparkPeople first asked for your help in fighting childhood obesity a few years ago, but with the recent launch of First Lady Michelle Obama's Let's Move campaign to combat childhood obesity, we updated this article and add... Read more
I have always been successful at loosing weight when I stuck with the Weight Watchers plan in the past. In 2009 I lost 72 pounds, but unfortunately gained it back. Since May 23 to date, I have only lost 7.6 pounds! I am drinking lots of water and wal... Read more
Running has been on my mind off and on for years. Tried it for about six months in my early 40's and absolutely loved it. Then I started to have pain in my right knee. Ignored it and kept running, but it just got worse. So, I finally gave up runn... Read more
I lost 57 lbs but I still feel bad about my body. I think it's because of all the stretch marks and the loose skin (the loose skin isn't as bad as the stretchmarks though). I still have a few pounds to go but I'm very sad that no matter how m... Read more
Members use Fluidity Bar with Fluidity, Bar Method, Pure Barre, Physique 57, Exhale, Squeeze, Callanetics, Lotte Berk & more. Also used as a fitness tool for stability: push ups, pull ups, etc.... Read more
More than 2/3 of Americans are overweight or obese (source), and we spend more than $40 billion a year on weight loss, much of it on pills, gadgets, and creams that don't live up to their lofty claims.When you're desperate to change your life... Read more
These light, healthy versions of your favorite comfort foods taste as delicious as the real deals.Buttermilk Fried Chicken with Sour Cream Mashed PotatoesMakes: 8 servingsPrep: 15 minutesChill: 1 hourBake: 55 minutesCook: 15... Read more
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