Planning a racing road trip, or just daydreaming? If you're going to commit to training—and potentially traveling—for a race, it should be worth your time, money and sweat. We hand-picked some of the most scenic courses in the country... Read more
Donkey basketball. A classic example of two words you’d never include in the same sentence let alone next to each other. Yet some of you may have heard of it nonetheless. Donkey basketball was an annual event that took place in my small souther... Read more
So often we daydream and think of some far-off goal that we would like to achieve. "I want to play the guitar in a band," "I want to run a marathon", "I want to be better at my job," etc. It's not difficult at th... Read more
I started running as a way to lose weight, get fit and most of all to prove to my 6th grade P.E. teacher that I could run. Once I ran my first race, I was hooked. I love the challenge of running, and although not every run is joyful, running is my pa... Read more
Well I'm back on my diet. Lost 10lbs in a week and a half. Ankle is feeling better finally!! Joined the gym today and have myself a strict goal of reaching 300lbs by end of August! I'm currently at 358lbs so got to do a lot of work!!!... Read more
Hey, everyone...I've been drinking a lot of Diet Mountain Dew lately, and I started having heart palpitations. I threw the rest of my supply in the trash! Other than that, I've been drinking water and feel much better.... Read more
Hello people! I am trying to get my diet back in control, and especially stop eating so damn much bread and chocolate. And start working out too! Would love a buddy to make this journey with! Bonne chance à tous !!
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OK! I am on a low carb diet. I count my carbs of course but what about the other sodium? Fat? Sugar? I do count sugar. I guess I'm saying what would be a good number for low carb on sodium sugar protein? Spark suggest 134 carbs a day.... Read more
Sign up for an up coming 5km, 10km event or even a half-marathon. I find working towards a tangible event makes me get off my couch and go outside to train. I have been training for an upcoming half-marathon (my first) and I am really doing well. I c... Read more
Set a goal. I use marathons (half marathons, 5 or 10 k's) to motivate me to exercise. The goal is not to "win," but to DO IT. I just finished the LA Marathon on March 21st. 7 hours, 1 minute and 23 seconds! 7 hours of steady 16-minute miles. An... Read more
At the end of February I had the pleasure of participating in the Mardi Gras Marathon and Half-marathon in New Orleans with fourteen other SparkPeople members. While many of us participating were runners, two members, RELLIMTENAJ (AKA Janet, at right... Read more
"I always considered myself chubby in high school," "After a pregnancy in my early 20s, my weight ballooned," "I yo-yo'd between 140 and 210 pounds more times than I care to admit," "I worked a stressful job and... Read more
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