Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
Surely you've heard the old saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." While a daily apple is a better strategy than nothing, it'll actually take a much stronger plan to really boost your immune system. Almost every year,... Read more
The idea that alcohol may be good for your heart has been around for a while. While moderate drinking may offer health benefits, drinking more can cause a host of health problems. So should you turn to alcohol to protect your heart? Here's what y... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
I have been working out and eating better since September. I know I've made some good changes but felt really defeated today when I got by body fat % checked for the first time and I was at 37.5%. Took the wind right out of my sails. :(... Read more
I have been off track for so long and I told my self I was starting new and back to square one after Christmas I know what I need to do and I want to ease back into it my main fear is stepping on that scale and facing the music I just can't help... Read more
Since I started in January, my greatest motivation for me while running has been the great tunes on my iPod! I have bought the xtreme cardio cd's and also a few others from nike for planning for your first 10k. I find that this music really pumps m... Read more
As I was walking yesterday, and it was a very challenging walk in the sleet, snow and WIND, I thought to myself, "NOTHING tastes so good that I would give up all this hard work!" I honestly couldn't think of ONE food that tasted good enough to throw... Read more
I gave a glowing review to Jackie Warner's first DVD, Workout: One-on-One Training with Jackie a couple years ago, and I am super excited to try her newest title, Xtreme Timesaver Training, due out this October. It's a 30-minute cardio and strength w... Read more
The dailySpark has previously looked at The 11 Worst Foods of 2008. Now, we bring you the 2009 Xtreme Eating Awards for some of the most loaded choices in the casual dining world. Many of us love macaroni and cheese and know that it can be a higher f... Read more
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