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
I think the best solution is to just stay away from soda. Of course, I know that is easier said than done. I do like my Dr. Pepper every now and then, but I NEVER drink diet soda. (partly because I just don't like it...ick). 20... Read more
Simple solution; don't eat it. I don't care how "good" something is for you, forcing yourself to eat it as part of a "diet" is a bad idea. It feels like punishment - "eat your vegetables or no dessert". There are alternatives.... Read more
I am getting my pantry ready to start a healthier life style by starting Spark Solutions, but my first trip to the grocery store left me feeling over whelmed, and only 1/2 shopping done. Is the flavored greek yogurt supposed to be fat free or low fa... Read more
I finally found a solution to squeezing workouts into my busy schedule by simply taking the bike to work and back. Because of rush hour traffic it doesn't even take any longer than taking the car and I get 45 minutes of cardio out of it!... Read more
I'm in maintenance but still cravings and overeating bothered me. I learned that making a food plan and sticking to it+ eating everything slowly, mindfully and sitting down prevents cravings.... Read more
1 cup of water 1/4 cup of brown sugar1 gram of yeast1 2-liter bottle HOW:1. Cut the plastic bottle in half. 2. Mix brown sugar with hot water. Let cool. When cold, pour in the bottom half of the bottle.3. Add the yeast. No need to mix. 4. Place the... 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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