Is there anything more boring than the treadmill? After endless hours staring at the same wall, anyone would start to wonder if that’s all there is to exercise. But it doesn’t have to be that way. By shaking it up and loading your wor... Read more
If you've incorporated strength training into your exercise regimen, congratulations! You're cultivating a healthy habit that will help make you better at, well, pretty much everything. But just like other aspects of a healthy lifestyle, stre... Read more
It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s... Read more
We all know that getting support and encouragement is crucial to losing weight and becoming healthier. That’s why the Message Boards, SparkPages, SparkMail, and SparkTeams are such important components of the SparkPeople program.
But getti... Read more
Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t... Read more
Small victory tonight: Had a long day at work (9.5 hrs) but still found a way to pull a basic bodyweight routine I printed from the main site's Workout Generator out of the hat. This could be the start of a streak! :)... Read more
Sp veterans: I work out a lot. Do you find it helpful to link your calories and exercise trackers? The weight of this decision and it's permanence is killing me...but I'm always having to eat a bit over my limit without linking the trackers....... Read more
I lost consciousness at work, last night. Out of nowhere! I was taken to our local hospital and they found nothing. I'm assuming it has to be diet related, which is disappointing because I thought I had been doing well. I'm meeting my calorie goals,... Read more
Feeling discouraged! I worked out 4 days this week (cardio) and monitored and tracked everything I put in my mouth and only lost .6 lbs... Don't get me wrong, I do feel a difference in my clothes but I need to see it on the scale!... Read more
As a newbie I am surprised at the emphasis on going to gym/pool. In the winter I do go to the pool but as the good weather arrives my exercise comes from starting and maintaining my lawn, garden, vegetable garden. But it does not seem to be mentioned... Read more
..& get on the bike. Take kids from home to daycare by bike. When little on a chair on your bike when older let them bike along! From daycare to work 10-30 minutes! Take stairs when possible & ofcourse pick your kids up again! :) Exercise incorporat... Read more
By SparkPeople member Michelle Stone (OUTOFCONTROL)Legendary golfer Walter Hagen once said: "Don't hurry, don't worry, you're only here for a short visit, so be sure to smell the flowers along the way." I donít know much about golf, but this is how I... Read more
My family recently went to see a movie at the theater and one of the trailers caught our attention. The Jensen Project is the made for TV movie follow up to Secrets of the Mountain and looks to be an action packed thriller. While enjoying a movie on... Read more
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