Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? Now you can! Below, your favorite SparkPeople experts share the secrets of their healthy lifestyles. Just like you, they have to deal with... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter... Read more
When is a vitamin not really a vitamin? When it's vitamin D! The "sunshine" vitamin, aptly named because sunlight is a source of it, is actually a hormone. Vitamin D is currently receiving a lot of attention and research regarding its r... Read more
Quick question, I have just come back and re-started my goal. The system says 1200-1550 calories per day for me....does this mean if I eat up to 1550 cals in the day I can still lose the 1 pound per week goal. When calculation for me was done it does... Read more
I'm running 4mi daily during the week and 5 daily on the weekends. I've been starving since I started this. Just curious what a "normal" run is for you daily. And where do you keep your kcals? Any aback ideas?... Read more
I often use the Blackberry Mobile app to record my exercise and nutrition. I am around the corner from achieving my weight goal which I started in January. When my daily nutrition goal says I can eat 1500-1850 calories does htis mean I should be som... Read more
During the last few years, ultra-intense workouts have been gaining popularity—and not just among athletes or hardcore exercisers who are gluttons for self-punishment. Even the relatively unfit and overweight are jumping at the chance to push t... Read more
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