If you have a gym membership, you know how frustrating it can be when the gym is too crowded for comfort. Isn't it tough enough to muster the motivation to head out the door to exercise? Then you arrive, dressed and ready for a workout, only to f... Read more
When you’re eager to try a new restaurant, you might ask your friends for recommendations, read a good review, or check out the menu before you spend your money and time there. If you enjoy your first meal, you’ll return again and aga... Read more
Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the... Read more
Joining a gym is not a decision you should take lightly—especially since it affects your wallet. Fitness centers come in all shapes, sizes and price ranges, offering everything from basic workout equipment to upgrades like massages, tanning, an... Read more
Even the most dedicated exercisers suffer from fitness setbacks from time to time. Whether it's losing our workout mojo or over-scheduling ourselves, we're human (think: imperfect). But what if you could prevent those setbacks from ever ... Read more
Hi spark people,
I am back from the brink, lost the 40 I needed to and then, within about 30 seconds began to put it on again. 8 months later and I am back to square one. Anyway, I am now using the Spark tracker app on my phone and I am pretty su... Read more
This is just a suggestion for a small change...
When I track my Fitness, I always manually enter it from my Favorites. When the drop down appears it lists the type of exercise on the left then the minutes and calories burned on the right side. H... Read more
So I have noticed something which I find some what interesting.
If I track 15 push ups, which can take me somewhere between 12-60 seconds depending on how controlled and fast I want to do them. and I track this at 1 minute my tracker shows 4 cal... Read more
I have a gym membership but don't seem to be using it much as it seems easier for me to work out at home with my DVD's ( I just started PiYo) or to run if it is nice out. Does anyone else work out strictly at home?... Read more
Trick yourself into exercising by using the Wii or similar device. Get moving for a small amount of time and then build up to 60 plus minutes. Soon you will enjoy exercise and want to try other things.... Read more
Sign up to a gym/fitness centre near your place of work. Get changed at work if you can so there is no excuse of going home to get changed and then felling like you can't be bothered to go back out again.... Read more
When economic times are tough, consumers have to find ways to tighten their wallets and trim spending. Although gym memberships and fancy home equipment are nice to have, often they become something we can no longer afford. According to new researc... Read more
A few months ago, I blogged about how "fit people" are usually in the habit of working out when they travel. It's a good habit to have, because exercise should be a permanent part of your healthy lifestyle, even when you're on vacation. I know that... Read more
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