No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
Energy. We want it, we need it, but we don’t always have it. When we’re energized, the impossible seems doable and your hectic life feels like smooth sailing. So what essential part of your diet helps increase your energy as its mai... Read more
Women of childbearing age (especially those who are pregnant or trying to conceive) are advised to eat 400 mg of folic acid (folate) daily to prevent neural tube defects, such as spina bifida, from occurring in their babies. New research, reported in... Read more
These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave... Read more
There's a lot of buzz about macronutrients in the health and fitness world—but how much do you really know about them? It's a given that all nutrients are essential to any healthy diet, but are some more important than others? And how m... Read more
Are you tracking all of your calories, and staying within your calorie range? Sometimes, even with good eating habits, we still eat too much, and we are not operating with a caloric deficit.
Also, welcome!! :)... Read more
I am struggling on a plateau for 5 weeks now at 185-187, I lost a pound after a 4 month plateau prior. I am 5' 6" so would like to get to 160ish. Anyway I have not found my magic number. I have used spark coach and they say 1800 ca... Read more
I'm back from vacation. I didn't track calories and had a lot of desserts and alcohol, but I did eat a ton of fruits and veggies. I also hiked, went swimming, and stand up paddle boarding every day!... Read more
I LOVE the Olympics and from February 12-18, I will be watching as the world comes together 'with glowing hearts' to witness as the saying goes, 'the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat' during the Vancouver Winter Olympic.A cou... Read more
I first heard about Female Athlete Triad Syndrome a few months ago from one of the female running coaches at my gym. However, after doing my own research, I discovered this syndrome has been an issue for quite some time. I was surprised to read tha... Read more
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