Whether you're traveling solo or bringing the whole family along on vacation, you can add even more fun to your trip by including your beloved canine companion. More than 80 percent of people who travel with pets bring their dog, according to a 2... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
Taking care of a pet has been shown to help children develop empathy and compassion for animals, people and themselves. But how can you tell if your child is ready for the responsibility of caring for a pet?
First, you should change your thinkin... Read more
If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.
Before... Read more
When you bring a dog into your life, along with a water and food bowl, the first things you'll need to buy are a collar and leash. Most cities have laws about keeping dogs on leash when they're outside of your house or yard. But even if your... Read more
I'll be in NYC for one week with my BFF in which most of the time we will be walking, albeit at a slower pace, plus we will be out all day/night since it's a city that never sleep. I am training to walk in my next marathon (I haven't actually signed... Read more
I use the mapping feature all the time on sparkpeople and I have two main comments. One is that for some reason the undo button seems to have disappeared for me. This means that if I make a mistake, like trying to hit the arrow button to move the m... Read more
I've just begun Walk Away the Pounds; so far I've completed 4 days of the 1 mile walk. Are there anyone else here that use this video? If so, how do you like it and what results have you seen.... Read more
Hello everyone!! I am hoping for input from my fellow Sparkers. My gym membership expires on the 17th of this month, and I am really struggling with the decision on whether or not to renew. With the weather becoming tolerable again for walking, I am... Read more
Fidget, pace, dance during commercials, stretch often, walk the dog, walk a baby, walk a friend.Waking up muscles burns more calories than letting them sleep. (just don't be a pest to your family.)... Read more
I make sure to tell my kids we are going to do something physical on the weekend that they enjoy and in turn they will bug me to go and I don't want to disapoint so I get my exercise. Examples: Beach, Park, Rock Climbing, Water Park, An Organized Rac... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
Last week, I blogged about walking my first 5K, a huge accomplishment for me. At what point did exercise go from being a chore to something to look forward to for me? When I quit making myself try to perform at other people’s levels,... Read more
Adopting my dog a few months ago has changed my life in many ways, and that includes my exercise routine. While I'm even more active than before since I share dog-walking responsibilities with my fiancé, I'm not able to spend as much t... Read more
It was pouring this morning so bike riding was not happening. We could see the rain bouncing of the road and we didn't fancy a soaking to be frank.
Just as we were about to leave for work, the rain stopped and the black clouds cleared, leaving grey... Read more
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