In the homemade video, a regular guy named Ben shares his struggle with increasing weight, depression, and a moment of clarity: deciding to change his life. I don't want to say too much more about it here. Just go ahead and watch it.
If you... Read more
Would your friends lie to you? They just might be...
This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals.... Read more
One of the most important components of a healthy lifestyle is regular exercise. By incorporating a variety of exercises and activities into your routine, you can help prevent the boredom that comes with doing the same thing each day. Different activ... Read more
If you're new to exercise, overweight, or dealing with pain caused by an injury or a chronic condition like arthritis, your doctor may have recommended that you start a low-impact workout program. But what does "low impact" really mean&... Read more
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
Are meeting your goals so far as calories, carbs, protein, fats, fiber and vitamins/minerals. On the full website, there is a diet and nutrition board and, if you address a thread to the SP registered dietitian (Becky Hand), she will answer and can.... Read more
For weight loss-Why do the calories of what you can eat per day go up when you add exercise?
If I want to lose weight shouldn't I stay at my goal of 1550 calories per day and not eat back calories I burned? (I am trying to lose 2 lbs per week)... Read more
Exercise and burning calories are essential parts of losing and then, eventually maintaining weight. The gym is great but, there are so many other ways to squeeze in exercise! Exercise can be vacuuming and mopping the house to some good tunes, taking... Read more
Your smart (and not so smart ) phone application. Use your free phone application to track your weight, exercise, calories burnt, calories intake etc.I love mine because it is free, and helps me keep track of everything on the go, besides of providi... Read more
Just when I was racking my brain for a new blog topic yesterday, one found me. SparkPeople member LIQUID11 contacted me to share a YouTube video that he said was "the most inspirational story ever."Okay. I'm listening.In the homemade vi... Read more
You already know some of the amazing benefits of walking: It’s good for your heart, great for your bones and burns calories, but some days the weather outside can be frightful, and the treadmill can be well, less than delightful.If you are in n... Read more
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