I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa... Read more
I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... Read more
These days, many people live and die by the numbers churned out on their heart rate monitors or fitness devices, analyzing how long their heart rate stayed in the cardio zone versus the fat-burning zone to define the quality of their exercise program... Read more
Just like you, the people behind SparkPeople.com try to plan their meals ahead of time so that we're sure to make the healthiest choices possible. Whether we're short on time or just have a craving for our favorite burger joint, we still try... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
Hi everyone! I am new to the site so I'm not too sure how it all works! If anyone could give me some tips on the best way to lose weight, I have 30 pounds to lose before my wedding in May! Thanks you! #firstpost... Read more
I've been tracking my food for just about 2 weeks, and I'm down 6#!
It seems faster than I expected, but when you consider how much you eat on a regular basis, realistically, it's not surprising that the #s will melt off when you reduce your intake.... Read more
I have always found it easier to lose weight when I make the healthy option easier than the unhealthy. Everybody wants a quick meal so they turn to drive-through and microwavable dinners/lunches. I found the easiest way for me to lose weight is prepa... Read more
Lately, I've had a hankering for a Pizza Hut pizza. Nothing too surprising about that. But my hankering is for “a Pizza Hut any-size pizza for $10” pizza. I've also been yearning to unlock the box and dive into a Taco Bell $5... Read more
It seems as though I am always in a hurry. I’m not too sure if this is because I have so much to do or if this is just part of my type A personality. From the moment I get up in the morning, to the minute my head hits the pillow, I am either do... Read more
For lunch today, I went to Elevation Burger. It is a chain with low cal, healthy alternatives. For a total of 180 calories, I had a Veggie Burger wrapped in lettuce (not a bun), and a Side Salad with Raspberry Vinegarette! Yummy!!!... Read more
I just sent an email to Health Magazine. I had been planning to send it all along, but was further driven to do so after seeing the film Food Inc, with Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser. www.foodincmovie.com/ It reminded me, yet again, of why I i... Read more
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