Is stress wearing you down? Are your muscles tense and your posture less than perfect? Bringing yoga, a touch of Eastern culture, into your Western lifestyle may be the perfect answer to help you unwind both your body and mind.
People of all age... Read more
The following story is one that’s been circulating for awhile. I believe it holds a very important message regarding appropriately setting priorities in our lives.
A professor of philosophy stood before his class with some items in f... Read more
College brings many life changes that most young adults are excited about: moving away from home, becoming more independent, pursuing a passion and making new friends. But one of the things on most freshmen's minds is the dreadful "Fresh... Read more
A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur... Read more
I took a Spinning class for the first time after I moved away to college. I was active in sports throughout high school, and I knew that I wanted to stay strong and fit. Now it was up to me to do that on my own. I didn't know anything about Spinn... Read more
Here's an idea: how about if you set a goal to make even just one positive health and fitness choice for the next 10 days? Even these small steps could build your momentum for after the wedding.
Have fun at your wedding and reaching goals!
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You don't have that option set to be allowed. You will need to go to the website to go to your SparkPage in edit mode, then in the upper right corner check the box for "Allow comments on my page (you have ability to delete)" and click save changes.... Read more
My first big goal has always been to get to my wedding weight. At my wedding, I was right in the middle of a big weight gain, prompted (I believe) by PCOS and not knowing how to eat to control those symptoms. So after my wedding I gained about 15lbs... Read more
My nuitrition tracker has about five useless rows, showing "goals" that were somehow calculated by the program: "breakfast totals" then "breakfast goals", "dinner totals" and "dinner goals"----the goals are meaningless to me. How can I remove these r... Read more
I've made this request before and keep hoping it will be "put on the docket." One thing that truly sets SparkPeople apart is the "Other Goals" -- the ability to tailor personal goals and streaks, not just eating-related goals, but goals in all areas... Read more
I use Mint.Com to manage my money. It combines all of my bank accounts and shows my student loans at the same time. Mint also has a savings function where you can set a goal and devote an account to savings toward that goal. It shows you how much... Read more
I have a goal setting pedometer and each day I sent a new goal; day one: 500 steps. day two; 1000, day 3: 1500 steps ... etc and I have met all the goal so far!!! Yay! Also, my other motivation is that I am a part time (9 unit) student getting my AA... Read more
Sam Pisenti, known to his students as Coach Sam, is the beloved Physical Education teacher at Village and Whited Elementary schools in Northern California. He is also my Dad. Recently, NBC Bay Area News featured him in a segment called “A Force... Read more
Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack joined celebrity chef Rachael Ray to announce changes to the school lunch program. This desired national update is the first in more than fifteen years. After the announcement... Read more
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