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
I know exercise is supposed to help me fight depression, but how can I find the motivation to work out when I'm depressed?
Depression definitely can make it hard to find the motivation for exercise (among other things) because loss of intere... Read more
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
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
We all have our own reasons for working out. And while all reasons have merit (and there is nothing wrong with wanting to feel good about the reflection you see in the mirror), some reasons for hitting the gym are definitely better and more motivatin... Read more
Vegan Diet and Hair Loss.
I've been on a vegan diet for about 3 months now and I've notice my hair thinning some ands my nails aren't growing as fast. I had lab work done and everything comes back perfect. Thoughts?... Read more
Has not been a good weekend and week. I got really sick. Sinus infection and ear infection. Fever off and on. Then just as I stated to feel better the pollen count goes up over 500. So I feel like crap. I haven't gotten my steps in like I need for... Read more
I've truly enjoyed the extra point challenges to date and look forward to completing more of them. I started walking 1 mile at the beginning of this event and now can jog 1/4 of the time. Looking forward to jogging the entire mile by the end of The C... Read more
Hello fellow Sparkers! I have a question about walking for weight loss. I have read so many articles stating that walking is not enough and that in order to lose weight successfully, you must incorporate strength training in your workout routine. I a... Read more
If you gain weight after a vacation or holiday, update tracker w/accurate weight! It's tempting to leave lower weight there. But don't b/c I've learned I lose the weight quicker when I can start using the tracker to show a weight loss, vs leaving it... Read more
At 38 years old, a 330-pound Michelle Jackson read in an article that losing weight becomes more difficult after age 40. That article gave her the motivation she needed to launch her own personal weight-loss challenge: "Fit By 40."... Read more
Do you find yourself getting very upset when you donít see the number you want on your scale? Can a bad food day leave you feeling so frustrated or helpless that you wonder if this whole weight loss business is really worth all the effort it takes?If... Read more
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