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
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
Almost one out of nine women is expected to develop breast cancer, the second leading cause of cancer-related death in women.
So far, researchers haven't found any fool-proof way to prevent breast cancer except voluntary mastectomy (surgical... Read more
Some women mourn it as the end of youth and fertility. Others welcome it as a time of freedom and new opportunities. Either way, menopause is a universal rite of passage for women, marking significant physical and emotional changes which can require... Read more
If you’re a man who’s trying to lose weight and get fit, you’ve probably noticed that most of the books, magazines, and programs on these subjects aren’t really aimed at you. Most are for women. And the others seem to have bod... Read more
Hi! I've been spending the last week in New Orleans and feeling GREAT and on track... but a lot of time in the French Quarter got me thinking: are we better off cooking with low-calorie replacements or just do what the French do and eat less of the... Read more
Any other ladies on Spark plan to register and race in the 2014 MORE Half-marathon for women? Race date is Sunday, April 13, 2014.
Online registration opens MID-January, and SELLS OUT. Fast.
Public events before th... Read more
I'm fed up! I am a Christian who has been making my looks too important in my life. Even being over weight is an obsession for me. I want to begin new healthy habits and get this weight off so that it will be a life style and a non-issue for me. I wa... Read more
I've spent most of my life taking care of everyone else but me and my body is paying for it. I am 80 pounds overweight and I am tired of being unhappy with myself and the body I am in. I have four teenagers and a very supportive husband.... Read more
I reached my goal weight but I'd like to drop my body fat another percentage point. Is it possible to lower my body fat without being at a caloric deficit? If so, how do I go about it?
Currently, I run or use the elliptical three days a week. I... Read more
At first this might sound demeaning/degrading (and it might be), but it worked for me. I felt like I had such a far way to come weight-loss wise that I needed to look at pictures of people who had more to lose than me. So I google imaged various phra... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. She writes a monthly series on menopause health and fitness.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
One of the first changes many postmenopausal women not... Read more
Breast cancer is the most common form of cancer in women. A woman's chance of getting breast cancer is about one in eight. Although genes and heredity are a huge risk factor for developing the disease, new studies are highlighting the large role th... Read more
THE DAY HAS STARTED OUT GREAT! GOT UP THIS MORNING FEELING REFRESHED. THEN WENT TO BREAKFAST WITH MY HUBBY. AFTER WE GOT HOME, WE FED THE PETS, AND THEN TOOK OFF TO THE TRACK TO TAKE A LONG WALK. I CAN DO A MILE. PRETTY GOOD CONSIDERING HOW HOT IS W... Read more
I FOUND OUT ABOUT 3 WEEKS AGO THAT I AM A DIABETIC. SINCE HUBBY WAS DIAGNOSED AS A DIABETIC ABOUT 2 YEARS AGO, I HAVE ALREADY BEEN CHANGING MY COOKING AND EATING HABITS. BUT NOW, I AM GOING TO BE MAKING MORE CHANGES TO MY DIET. i'M GOING TO BE LEARN... Read more
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