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
Sometimes, it’s all you can do to squeeze a workout during your lunch hour or before the evening PTA meeting. In an ideal world, you’d also have time to shower, fix your hair, and dress to impress. But in the real world, you don't alw... Read more
Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio... Read more
What do you do when you don’t achieve the weight loss results you’re looking for?
Do you resolve to cut calories even more, try harder to resist temptations, or log extra treadmill time? These ideas could work—if you’ve b... Read more
Would you believe me if I told you that knowing the answer to one simple question could improve your chances for weight loss success by up to 100%? Well, it’s true. Here’s the question:
Which of the following is the single most impor... Read more
Just staring -bought the book The Spark Solution-2week diet program to fast track weight loss and total body health. One thing the sticks out while reading -is to stay motivated . I think that will be my biggest challenge... Read more
My knees grind terribly when I squat. I want to start running again, but I know that I risk damaging them further. I'm not in any pain - I'm 28 years old. But I have seen that people have had great improvements in their patellar tracking in using bra... Read more
Has anyone read The Starch Solution? It's about a low fat , vegan lifestyle for optimum health. Is anyone following this lifestyle? If so, what are you experiences? I'm not following this lifestyle but find it interesting.... Read more
If you're buying a beach umbrella, tent, sun hat or similar item, choose something red, blue, violet, lavender or pink. A recent study of identical fabrics in different colors reveals that these hues filter the most UV rays, according to the journal... Read more
Wash with a bleach-detergent solution. Black or gray mildew spots on wooden frames can be cleaned for good with a solution of 2 ounces (60 milliliters) of household bleach & 1 ounce (30 milliliters)of laundry detergent in a quart of water. Wearing ru... Read more
Third shift works against your body in being healthy. Your situation has unique challenges. We hope this is the most important team you join and that you find the solutions, support and fun you need.... Read more
The Spark Solution, the new book from the experts and members at SparkPeople.com, is now available! To celebrate the launch, we are hosting an exclusive one-time "Spark Solution Challenge" on the site!From May 13-27, everyone who has purcha... Read more
To celebrate the start of summer, we're launching The Spark Solution Summer Challenge on June 21. Lose weight while using the comprehensive 14-day program from SparkPeople's new book--and be entered to win prizes, including a $250 Visa g... Read more
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