Believe it or not, the nutritional needs of children have not changed much in the last 20 years. However, the world they live in certainly has. It is quite a different childhood experience for kids and teens, with fast food restaurants on every corne... Read more
Do you always feel pressed for time? If so, you are certainly not alone. Last October, millions of Americans participated in the first annual “Take Back Your Time Day,” a project of the Center for Religion, Ethics and Social Policy at Cor... Read more
It’s that time of year again, when we reset our clocks and try to readjust to the time change associated with Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some of us breeze through the change seamlessly, yet others feel out of sorts for days. If you have troubl... Read more
My name is Kevin and it is time for me to make a serious change. I am tired of always being the biggest guy when I walk into a place and I just want to be happy with my physical appearance. I decided to join here because I am hopin... Read more
I had to, I've lost 35 lbs so far and the jeans I had were literally falling to my ankles. But I had been putting it off because jean shopping was the one kind of shopping I absolutely LOATHED. I always ended up leaving the dressing room in tears. Bu... Read more
I'm back starting again, trying to be healthy, trying to make better choices. I've seen success with SparkPeople before, but didn't get involved in any of the community aspects, so maybe that will be a key to success and in not giv... Read more
HI, I just became a member today and I am ready to start my journey. I will need all the support I can get because I have done this a million times and yet....here I am again. I am at my heaviest weight ever and I am so stressed about it. I want to l... Read more
So I used to run regularly around 4pm every day, (and still run around that time if I have a cancellation at work) but my work has changed so I have mornings free and don't get off until close to 8pm and its dark out.
Every morning I set my ala... Read more
I'm training for my first 5k--my goal is reaching that distance every time I'm on the treadmill not completing it within a certain amount of time. I know that as my training progresses the time will start decreasing. BUT hitting that goal of completi... Read more
I hit my first plateau after the first 15 pounds. I reassessed my calorie intake and my exercise routine. I adjusted my calories down about 100 to 200 per day. I added resistance training, and upped the mileage per week that I was walking by a half o... Read more
The Internet--including the SparkPeople Message Boards--have been abuzz for the recently with talk of barefoot running. Member CAMPB528 wrote me, asking to review her beloved Vibram Five Fingers barefoot running shoes. A few weeks later, she tracked... Read more
Meet Bob (username PLEINRC), a SparkPeople member who has lost nearly 70 pounds! Find out what makes him tick and how he got to where he is today.What is your age? 49How long have you been a SparkPeople member? How did you find SparkPeople? ... Read more
Getting to the point where i could cover 5k on the treadmil has been a huge challange for me.
I started coach to 5k and never made it to the end, then I tried the spark people version and again didn't make it.
Last year I decided it was tim... Read more
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I love running. Some days I take off and feel great the whole run, like I could run forever. It feels like I remember running as a child, easy and fun and exhilarating. Some days I take off and feel awful the whole run, like I just... Read more
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