So you already know that a well-balanced diet and a regular exercise program are keys to your weight loss plan. But are you listening to that other recommendation you’ve heard more than once in your life? Get plenty of sleep. Recent medical stu... Read more
"Exercise improves your health." You hear it all the time, but what does that really mean? How much of a difference can exercise make in your life, and how much do you really need to do? You’ll be happy to know that you don’t ne... Read more
At SparkPeople, we believe that streaking can motivate you to reach your goals. Put your clothes back on—we're not talking about running naked in public (although that sure could inspire you to tone up or drop a few pounds)! We're talki... Read more
Wake up your taste buds! Cooking with herbs and spices will enhance the flavor of healthy foods without adding fat, salt, sugar, or calories. Herbs and spices contribute bright color, savory taste and sensational aroma.
Tips for using herbs and... Read more
Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
Today was 5th day in a row for hitting the gym...so proud of myself because I usually talk myself out of going. Decided there are no more excuses since I don't want to stay overweight. Have to have consistency or I will not see results.... Read more
Two days in a row faced with pot luck suppers. How can I get through them without overeating? I'm getting better at one plate of dinner items, but I can't resist the desserts. A little of this and a little of that add up to pushing me over the edge!... Read more
Third day in a row of my husband being a bad influence. I can understand a day or two maybe, but we're getting a little out of control. Time to not give into to peer pressure when it comes to food. He might not understand, but this matters to me.... Read more
Engage others in your quest for a healthier lifestyle. One of the best motivators is encouragement from friends and family. Moral support and inspiration from those around you can be very uplifting, and is one of the best magical tools to achieving... Read more
This team is for anybody that fishes. I want people to share pictures and stories on here. You have to walk, hike, row, wade or drive to a good fishing spot. So you can lose weight while fishing.... Read more
If you enjoyed a cup of coffee this morning, you have already started the day on a healthy (and possibly more productive!) note. Not only does a cuppa Joe deliver your trusty a.m. caffeine boost, but it also may reduce the risk for certain health pr... Read more
Last week's fitness round-up blog featured eight lower body resistance band exercises. As mentioned earlier, resistance bands are a great investment to add to your fitness arsenal. Not only are they inexpensive, but they are quite convenient to tuck... Read more
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