One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment.
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So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
According to the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving in the United States reached an estimated $295 billion in 2006—a new record. The record-setting donations included $1.9 billion from Warren Buffett, paid as the first installment of his... Read more
Which works better for you, Spark Friends? Having your exercise factored into your variable calorie range for the day or having a fixed calorie range? I can't decide which method to choose.... Read more
Had a pretty good day yesterday. Went to a dinner party. Ate two tacos a couple of glass of wines - no more - ignored an entire spread of stuff I would have typically grazed on for hours. Also, got to wear a shirt I could fit into for the last year.... Read more
If you're like me, you have a lot of nature trails near your house. If you're not sure, check with your local conservation center. Don't let the fact that you don't know the route be an excuse not to go. You can always turn around and go back instead... Read more
For myself, getting to the gym, or getting ready for that morning walk, is the most difficult part of exercising. So to get motivated I just have to remind myself of how good i feel, and how energized and accomplished, even after only ONE workout! th... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
Celebrity workout videos aren't anything new. Jane Fonda popularized them in 1982 with Jane Fonda's Workout, which sold 17 million copies, the most of any home video ever (according to Wikipedia). And it seems that other celebrities have been trying... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Older Women May Spend Two-Thirds of Their Day Sitting HealthDay &nb sp; No matter your age or gender, this story likely will m... Read more
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