Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop... Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
You see the computer screen, but you really don’t. It’s more like a two-foot blur. Your eyes are between open and closed, although you’re not sure where. At the moment, you have no idea what you’re working on. And it’s o... Read more
Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin... Read more
Chances are, you know her. Your eyes probably turn green with envy as soon as she walks into the room. She’s the one who consistently looks effortlessly beautiful without makeup. She’s most likely your age (or older), yet looks younger th... Read more
First week down and I had a good week...treated myself to some dessert last night even though it did put me over my calories and fat for the day BUT today I am back on the straight and narrow and back to basics.....because I will keep telling myself.... Read more
I began my journey nine weeks ago. In the course of doing research for recipes I discovered the SparkPeople.com website and I am very happy I did. Already I have located some great recipes and some excellent insight into some issues with working out... Read more
Just signed up for my gym membership yesterday so I'm excited about getting started. But I have a question. Due to my schedule certain days and the gym's opening time, morning isn't an option for me. So which of these two scenarios is the bett... Read more
I have tried so many different ways to lose weight and get healthy and fit.
have had success when i was younger but feel i have lost my faith this time.
I don`t want to be over weight and unhealthy when i reach 50 in 3 years time.
Need help and... Read more
I know it will. But all I wanna do is curl up on the floor and cry. This feel like depression (not at his worst.. but it's a close call!) - I am taking medication for both depression (6 years now) and thyroid problems.
It's just.. that.. it's be... Read more
Our mothers always told us not to slouch. Mom was smart! Good posture makes you look better, and in turn makes you FEEL better about yourself. That will drive you to be the best you can be, including getting healthy. Which will make you feel better,... Read more
The Official SP Team for Florida. Join us and meet other Floridians who want to have fun, stay fit, and be healthy. Keep Florida one of the best state teams by joining our team challenges and goals.... Read more
Spending so much time at work can make you worse for wear—and not just mentally. Sitting improperly can up your chances for shoulder, wrist, back and neck injuries. Worse, you may not recognize your body's warning signs, such as muscle stif... Read more
The plank, according to many experts, is by far one of best exercises we can do to help strengthen our core--the muscles that support our back and abdomen. And because there are many different variations in performing this exercise, they... Read more
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