A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
When you're injured, ice is like gold. In fact, it is an essential treatment for most sports injuries. It is one of the key ways to reduce the inflammation that occurs when you have some type of muscle tear, tendonitis, sprain or strain.
The... Read more
You’ve made the commitment. You’re not going to hibernate this year just because it’s winter. But you’re cold when it’s 75 degrees and sunny! Just the thought of going outdoors right now makes you shiver.
Take heart... Read more
Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in... Read more
Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w... Read more
Have just got my order of neoprene compression pants and top. Hoping it will help shape and tone and so I can sweat some of this weight off! Does wrapping your waist in clingfilm work? What's the most extreme thing you've done to lose? xx... Read more
Have a bad cold and skipped my workout yesterday but I went to bed at 8 and slept over 11 hours. Feeling much better today! Going to exercise for an hour today since i skipped yesterday. Have a wonderful weekend everyone!... Read more
I'm down 26 lbs! I know my pants are looser but looking in the mirror I don't see it. When I buy a 20 lb bag of potatoes it feels heavy hauling it out to the car lol. How much has to come off before you really start to notice it?... Read more
Yes, the adult diapers, and yes, I use them. I do mega walks with y dog, and there is not always a place for me to 'go' when I need to, especially in the witner when the cold air makes the urge stronger. In the summer, we walk before I have to much... Read more
Summer swimming gives way to fall hiking, and our once too-hot-to-handle weather is whisked away by cool breezes and darker mornings.As the seasons change, so do our workouts—and our wardrobes.Here's some of the cutest, coolest and newest t... Read more
Editor's Note: SparkPeople has partnered with ActivewearUSA.com, and we are part of an affiliate program with the company as well. Bloggers have received clothing free of charge to review. We're back with another review of workout cloth... Read more
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