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Drop In Blood Pressure Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Drop In Blood Pressure.

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Reference Guide to Cooling Down

SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness. What is a Cool Down? A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise. The...  Read more

Can You Be Overweight and Healthy?

Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating.  Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c...  Read more

Learn to Love Strength Training

I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d...  Read more

Exercising with High Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight...  Read more

The Art of Eating Naked

When was the last time you ate naked? No, I’m not talking about that pizza you ate in bed last weekend, so please put your pants back on. I’m talking about whipping up lunch or dinner without condiments, sauces or the other extras we...  Read more

Went to the doc for my annual this week. My blood
Updated 9/29/2016 6:27:07 PM

Went to the doc for my annual this week. My blood pressure was great. My weight was down about 20 lbs since last year. Felt good. This a journey- a lifestyle and it takes time and accountability but i celebrate the journey! Feeling fab and healthy!...  Read more

I'm a drop out from MFP
Updated 9/29/2016 5:56:20 PM

I'm a drop out from MFP...  Read more

I started the Blood sugar diet on Monday but haven't been able to keep my dietary intake under 800 c
Updated 9/29/2016 3:36:04 PM

I started the Blood sugar diet on Monday but haven't been able to keep my dietary intake under 800 calories. I thought I was going to have to gradually decrease the calories but I'm hovering around 1000 and 1100 calories. What can i do?...  Read more

Just started this morning! I previously started at 300 and dropped to 220-225. I have stressed and g
Updated 9/28/2016 9:19:11 PM

Just started this morning! I previously started at 300 and dropped to 220-225. I have stressed and gained back up to 235-240. My goal is to get to 170, and then go from there. Hoping this helps keep me accountable to my goals!...  Read more

Do you guys find when you drop a couple pounds, it
Updated 9/28/2016 6:50:45 PM

Do you guys find when you drop a couple pounds, it needs to sit there a bit before more weight is lost? Like time to stabilize?#fitnessforever...  Read more

Blood Pressure Information

Description of High Blood PressureHigh blood pressure is a common disease in which blood flows through blood vessels (arteries) at higher than normal pressures.Measuring Blood PressureBlood pressure is the force of blood pushing against the walls of...  Read more

Improve Blood Sugar By Losing Just 5% Of Your Weight

Just a 5 percent drop in body weight can improve blood sugar, blood pressure, and fat content in blood, says Robert. F. Kushner, M.D., a professor at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine...  Read more

Coffee Junkies of the World!

Caffeine need not be a dirty word when dieting. Our team is for all Sparkers hopelessly in love with their coffee. Drop by the cafe, we're open 24/7 and the coffee is always great!!...  Read more

Tracking Your Numbers

I can’t tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success....  Read more

Spotlight on High Blood Pressure: The 'Silent Killer'

Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine?  Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes...  Read more

20/10 Drop in Blood Pressure

One of the major reasons I decided to focus on losing weight is high blood pressure. Mine was a little high last time I saw a doctor, and he wanted to put me on blood pressure medicine. I told him I'd rather try losing weight 1st. Well, that was at l...  Read more