Omega-3 fatty acids seem to be good for everything, and a new study of their effect on exercise-induced asthma is yet another example of the benefits of this healthy type of fat. A study at Indiana University found that adults with mild-to-moderate p... Read more
Most people have experienced sleep problems at one time or another, but what causes insomnia is very individual. There are actually two different forms of insomnia—secondary (when insomnia occurs as a symptom or side effect of something else)... Read more
Ah, the delights of the holiday season: the crisp weather, the cozy fires, the family festivities and the sumptuous feasts. But, with all the merriment come special challenges—to our waistlines. "The holiday season is an extremely busy tim... Read more
Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w... Read more
You’ve made the commitment. You’re not going to hibernate this year just because it’s winter. But you’re cold when it’s 75 degrees and sunny! Just the thought of going outdoors right now makes you shiver.
Take heart... Read more
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I am having knee surgery this week and will be laid up for a month. During that time I will be doing some Physical Therapy exercises. I have been very active with walking, yoga, pilates, and strength training. For one mo... Read more
Going to post exercise and weihght lost or gain here.My exercising plan it to walk inside on my treadmill and outside.goingg to start out with 2 miles. no less than 30 minutes. going to be tracking time, miles, steps and speed and incline. Going for... Read more
There are three exercises that I engage in habitually: I walk every day for one hour; I play pickleball two to three times per week; I garden nearly every day in my rather large garden. I have tried to enter my gardening into my fitness minutes and... Read more
The first thing you notice when you start working out is that youíre out of breath and your pulse is high. This is always a bit disconcerting, but itís perfectly normal. When you begin working out, your body responds by raising your heart rate and ca... Read more
I know how important exercise is to one's overall health and REALLY want to get started.
I am unsure how to start. Baby steps usually work well for me.
I am 64 years young, have Diabetes Type 2, and need to lose a great deal of weight. Have... Read more
When you are sick with flu or colds or otherwise try the onion remedy. On going to bed cut a onion in half and place it on the table next to your pillow The next morning you will feel better and find that the onion has turned black from drawing the... Read more
When the temperature drops, so can your motivation to get outside and get moving. So how do you resist the temptation to stay curled up under a blanket until spring arrives? According to a poll of SparkPeople.com members, 76% of exerciser... Read more
Did you know that legally, our food can contain maggots? Did you know yoga has been proven to help asthma patients? And did you know that those vehicle warranty calls are a scam? We're not making this stuff up. Read on to learn what caught our attent... Read more
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