We've all heard the advice, "lift with your legs," and this guidance is especially true for people with weak, injured or arthritic joints.
Your body undergoes a great deal of stress and changes throughout your lifespan. The last th... Read more
Whenever you walk or run, your core muscles are active, keeping you upright, balancing your body as your weight shifts, and absorbing the impact as your feet hit the ground. Your body’s core forms the foundation of all your movement. If you... Read more
Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over... Read more
As a teen, your weight and body are changing in a lot of ways that you might not want any part of. You might be worried about gaining too much weight, or just feel awkward of self-conscious about how you look. SparkTeens cares about you and your body... Read more
Julia Nichols, an active mother of three from Cincinnati, Ohio, was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, it was detected and treated early, but because her cancer had tested positive for estrogen, Julia was at a higher risk of... Read more
I'm struggling to lose weight. I have fibromygalmia and arthritis at age 52. I have hypothyroidism and hypothermia. My goal is to lose 35 pounds before my cruise in November and December of my stepdaughter s wedding.... Read more
Ashley, way to go on the weight loss! What time are these cravings hitting you? Can you just go to bed earlier? Or maybe have a cup of herbal tea before bed? Or schedule in a small nightly snack into your calories every day?... Read more
What time frame did you gain this weight? Some of it could be water weight, as our bodies naturally fluctuate. Are you tracking all your food/drinks, and staying within your calorie range?... Read more
i have found out that drinking water helps fill you up faster,lose weight,keeps you from getting dhotis,cleans out your body, think about it when we exercise we sweat,we need water to put back into our bodies what we lost,plus now they have flavored... Read more
While watching television, sit on an exercise ball and perform upper body strength training and abdominal exercises. During commercial breaks do squats for the whole break, then back to weights when the show comes back on, then for the next break do... Read more
A few weeks ago I was reading through the message boards when I came across a post from Chris 'SparkGuy' Downie to a member who was asking about what type of strength training activities he could do without access to a gym or weight training... Read more
Spring is around the corner, which means you'll be bringing your short sleeved and sleeveless tops out of storage in no time. Speaking of baring your arms: Are yours in tip-top shape? If not, you could help build strength and muscle tone in the m... Read more
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