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Destress Techniques Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Destress Techniques.

Tabata Training 101

Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular. ...  Read more

Sensational Stir Fry Cooking

What do you think of when you read the words "stir fry"? Chinese food? A wok? Chopsticks, perhaps?   While none of those ideas are inconsistent with stir-frying, this cooking technique actually extends well beyond Asian cuisine. Th...  Read more

Plan the Perfect Girls Day Out

Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp...  Read more

Burn 20% More Calories with This Walking Technique

Eventually, most people who walk for fitness will reach the point when walking alone no longer challenges them or helps them see results. If that sounds like you, then Nordic walking may be just what you need. First used as a summer training method b...  Read more

Moving Forward with the Run/Walk Training Method

I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa...  Read more

this app isnt actually a technique to lose aeight
Updated 12/27/2015 8:43:00 PM

this app isnt actually a technique to lose aeight for me; as a vegetarian it helps me make sure i get all the essential nutrients (especially things like protein and calcium) and so far its been awesome as well as eye opening!...  Read more

What techniques do you have for not wanting to exe
Updated 10/18/2015 9:17:27 AM

What techniques do you have for not wanting to exercise after a long day of work. I also find it hard to do it before work. I tend to walk on my lunch hour but have been doing this for years and am just bored with it now....  Read more

Goal Setting Techniques? Any tips on setting & rea
Updated 9/10/2015 2:51:53 PM

Goal Setting Techniques? Any tips on setting & reaching goals? Should I make mini goals. Weekly/Daily goals? Like Workout for 3 days straight for at least 30 minutes, Drink at least 4 cups of water a day for 3 days straight,etc. What do you think? (:...  Read more

distraction technique?
Updated 8/14/2015 3:29:23 PM

I'm reading about appetite and how just seeing or thinking about a food can make you want to eat it (basically, the story of my life). The article says to try a "distraction technique" but the link to what those are doesn't work. Does anyone have a...  Read more

I have found the BEST motivation technique. My fri
Updated 7/16/2015 1:09:12 PM

I have found the BEST motivation technique. My friends and I snapchat each other everyday we workout with sweat dripping. If we don't receive a snap after a few days we send motivational memes. I've been consistent for the last month working out 5...  Read more


Learn some deep breathing techniques to help you destress and relax. SIDE NOTE:Many people say smoking calms them down. Think of the action they are doing: breathing deeply. Smokers should eliminate the cigarette, and practice the breathing they know...  Read more

My Guilty Pleasure

Guilty pleasures don't have to cost you calories! I'm in Iraq, work out alone in my quarters and use which allows me to "create" my own radio station that streams through my laptop. My go-to workout station at age 39? "Britney Spears Ra...  Read more


For those who use FLYLady techniques to bring control to their homes and lives; and to support, encourage, and have fun along the way! (Click on FLYBaby Patch to "fly" to FLYLady!)...  Read more

Chef Meg's Makeover: Brown Rice Risotto

When the weather starts to cool, risotto is one of those dishes that pop up on menus. Creamy and rich, studded with vegetables--and usually full of cream, cheese, and butter. Traditionally, risotto, which is a slow-cooked rice dish that hails from no...  Read more

Sleep Better Tonight

Think the solution to your fatigue is an earlier bedtime? Getting enough sleep is important, but it’s also the quality that counts—and there’s more to it than just a comfy bed. Also complicating things: As you get older, your sleep...  Read more