We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b... Read more
The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice... Read more
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
Normally I have trouble staying in my recommended daily intakes range, but lately since I have incorporated more whole grains, produce and am now beginning to shift from 2% milk to oat milk, I have trouble getting enough of them. I had under 900 cal... Read more
I am restarting Spark, and I am keeping within the calories. But, I am making poor food choices. We are cleaning out the basement and then we grab quick fast food or a candy bar for energy and go back to cleaning.
We will be cleaning for many more... Read more
For every 25 grams of carbohydrates you eat, you burn 5 calories. For every 11 grams of fat you eat, you burn 5 calories. You burn 1 calorie for every gram of protein you eat. Sparkpeople does not factor in this when it calculates how many calories y... Read more
If you are concerned about how many calories you burn during strength training, chances are that you are actively trying to lose weight (or might want to ensure you are eating enough to support strength training without losing additional weight). Alt... Read more
It's no secret that I'm not a huge fan of the treadmill. I love to run, hike and even walk with my pup, but I do it all outdoors all year round. Rain, snow, wind, heat—almost nothing can keep me from my outdoor workouts. For me, a tread... Read more
I'm having a hard time keeping my mind in the present today so that I can be productive. I keep thinking about things that will happen in a week, a month, 3 months... Thinking maybe today will be a day for focusing on some planning and list making LO... Read more
Dress rehearsal is always a stressful evening, working out the kinks in the songs, the staging, the scenery, the dancing. Gonna be a great show. If you live in the San Diego County area, grab some tickets and spend an evening in good cheer.... Read more
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