You're committed to a healthy lifestyle. You hit the gym every day when they open their doors, ditch soda for water, and brought healthy fruits and vegetables back to the center of your plate. Then you step on the scale, only to find that you hav... 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
You stayed up late last night to finish a project, woke up groggy only to realize that you’d slept through the alarm clock, skipped breakfast, then almost fell asleep in the middle of an important morning meeting. It’s now mid-afternoon a... 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
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
Hi - my name is Jeff, and I live in upstate NY. I've always been a "big guy"....I'm 6ft4, and usually weigh, plus or minus, about 300 pounds. I used to work in mental health, where size was often a factor in dealing with patients. And I've always... Read more
I don't have a lot of income, I am basically poor but I would like to see how i can change my diet if it's not too expensive. I usually spend $50-$60 a week on food. I have been eating oatmeal a lot for breakfast (Getting sick of it to be honest lol)... Read more
I recently started a spinning class that I am doing 2 nights a week but I also last night had a 1 on 1 with a personal trainer and OMG! It kicked my behind but it felt really good to not give up when I wanted to soo badly and even though I am 99% Sur... Read more
Hi everyone! This is my second time using spark people and I'm determined to look and feel great! I've lost about 12 pounds so far. I really want to focus on toning everything, hence my user name: "lookgreatnaked". I've gotten thin before but never w... Read more
A variety of foods and beverages may increase sleep. Several herbal teas may encourage sleep. Chamomile promotes sleep, you should avoid eating refined foods like sugar and white breads, red meats, trans fatty acids in commercial baked goods, and fri... Read more
I do believe what SP says about having a good sleep. I feel that if we use positive messages before going to bed, meditate, etc., that your sleep will be better and kick start your plateau, stopping that hormone, cortisol, from keeping us from losing... 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
10 Ways to Find Your Motivation to Work Out After Work from Fit Bottomed GirlsToo Good To Be True? A History Of Dubious Fitness Products from Huffington PostFor Better Sleep, Do These 3 Things 20 Minutes Before Bed from Fit SugarOur Favorite Healthy... Read more
If you're having a difficult time getting seven to eight hours a sleep a night, it's a good idea to talk with your healthcare provider about options for improving your quantity and quality of sleep. Some women find that making changes i... Read more
Sunday, January 19th:
1) What time did you wake up today?
2) What time are you lying down to go to sleep?
3) What, if any, was your bedtime routine?
Brush teeth, read with Josh.
4) What were the last food(s) you consume... Read more
I didn't get around to filling in the journal the last couple of nights, but I know I did well. I have done pretty good at sticking to my schedule. It's much easier when I'm home, but still very doable when I'm not. I'm glad I picked times that ar... Read more
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