I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme... Read more
We hear it all the time—you changed your habits and lost weight steadily, but after awhile, that progress halted. You’ve been stuck at the same weight for days, weeks, or even months. There’s nothing more frustrating than trying you... Read more
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Workout Routine # 1: Add 10 minutes in the morning
While you may be religious about going to the gym after work, waking up 10 minutes earlier in the morni... Read more
The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
Mounting debt is on its way to becoming the national pastime, with 2 in 5 families spending more money than they earn. In the words of Madonna, "We are living in a material world." Shopping malls are meccas of entertainment and materialism,... Read more
My tips are to drink a glass of water as soon as you wake up. Fill a washable water bottle with water and keep it full all day. Drink sips out of it all day. If you don't like plain water you can try crystal light 0 calorie flavored water packets for... Read more
When is drinking too much for you to where you call it alcoholism?
Is having a drink every day ok? Is drinking every weeknd ok??
What is the limit that you consider someone to be an alcoholic? 4 drinks a day? 10 drinks a day? A whole 24 pk... Read more
I have just found spark people on google and have joined as I hope o find support for my binge eating disorder and also in turn to help other people. Surely there must be a life outside of this prison?!
My binge eating has ben very... Read more
Have these ever worked out well for anyone? I hate eating in the morning, most of the time I even skip breakfast which I know is horrible, so I would consider buying some meal replacement shakes instead if anyone has a good experience with them.... Read more
Rough day today. Food-wise I've been great, but I got a call from a law office in regards to one of my credit cards. I've been out of work for 14 months now due to health issues and, needless to say, with no income, credit cards have been put on the... Read more
I have three cardio exercises that I like to do - walking, swimming, and biking. They all use different core muscles, so I can 'cycle' through them, and not over stress a single core muscle group, which allows for faster recovery.... Read more
Listen to your emotions because your mind does affect your body. It is okay to be sad, it isn't a weakness. It is okay to be angry. It isn't indicative of a mean person. It is okay to be HAPPY! It isn't something a person needs to feel guilty about... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
Nutrition and sports professionals study every nutrient combination to look for just the right competitive edge. Post workout recovery was critical for Michael Phelps in his record setting Olympics performance, too. Well, this year's Olympics may jus... Read more
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