A healthy diet requires more than simply cutting out junk food—it involves getting the most nutritional value out of every bite you take. It takes good food to build a fit body. But did you know that your food choices also have an impact on the... Read more
Exercise is essential to keeping your body healthy. But you don’t want to leave a trail of empty plastic water bottles, torn polyester running shorts, and dead batteries in your wake. Help improve the health of the earth while you’re impr... 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
A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
The humble soybean has come a long way. Today, soy is everywhere and in every possible form—beans, nuts, milk, yogurt, cheese, flour, tofu, tempeh, and “meat” analogs, to name a few. You can eat soy alone, cooked, or combined with o... Read more
race day April 4th! First 5k after having baby! I'm gonna be running with more than a few extra lbs, which makes me self conscious. At least I'm out there doing something though! I'm one bad a$$ mother runner!... Read more
Today is the first time using this program. I have some very high goals for myself but a lot of times don't follow through. I would love to share my story and hopes with u guys and hear your stories as well. Thank you.... Read more
Today is my first time using this chat line on spark people. Im really trying to loose the weight I have for a real long time. Because I have a lot of health issues and a lot of them have to do with my weigh.... Read more
This past weekend, I took a wilderness first aid course. I am so glad that I took it since I do a lot of work in the woods as well as enjoying a nice hike. Now, I just want to practice on people. You know, make up scenario's, have people draw one of... Read more
So after a slow start I finally exceeded my first mini goal! Started 3 1/2 weeks ago at 189 with an ultimate goal of 140...mini goals of 5lbs at a time! Down this morning 7lbs and only 3lbs to the next goal!! 😄... Read more
We're saying "healthy" because there's a lot more to making nutritious choices than meets the eye. Lots of foods present themselves as healthy when they're anything but. On the other hand, eating too much of some good-for-you fo... Read more
It was my five-days-without-a-shower (TMI?) trip to the bottom of the Grand Canyon that taught me about the amazing properties of wool. Most of us think of wool as the fabric for our winter sweaters or hats, but as I shopped at outdoor and campi... Read more
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