One of the most common mistakes new exercisers make is not measuring the intensity of their cardio workouts. Guidelines say that aerobic exercise should be “moderate” or “challenging,” but what does that feel like? You might m... Read more
Imagine you’re driving on a country road. You’re enjoying the ride and noticing the cars that you pass along the way, excited to get to your destination. Suddenly you see those familiar red and blue lights flashing in your rearview mirror... 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
So, you're hosting Thanksgiving this year. You know you're going to buy a turkey, and you've probably started searching for casserole recipes. But how much of everything should you make to ensure you don't run out of food on the big d... Read more
After being cooped up in a stuffy house all winter long, it’s finally time to fling open the windows, shoo away the cobwebs, and take on your annual spring cleaning. But often, the chemicals found in conventional cleaning products can be more d... Read more
My question is that I have spent almost 2 hours using heavy duty elbow grease to scrub my oven which was bad. I'm not sure if that counts as exercise or not? Or if I do track here should I track all 105 minutes? I am uncertain so I thought I'd seek a... Read more
I'm new and I love to cook. I have a whole load of cookbooks that I use regularly. I know that you can calculate the nutritional value of a recipe on sparkpeople, but I am a bit confused over the copyright-can I put recipes on the... Read more
I love using the recipe calculator for my favorite recipes. It is educational to see the breakdown of carbs, fats and proteins and helps me make healthier choices and prepare slimmed down versions of old favorites. Thank you! Now the question. I... Read more
I've been trying for a little while to use the Recipe Calculator and I think the Add and Ingredient feature is not working.
When I try to choose "scallions" I only get one item to choose from that has a scallion sauce. So then I choose onion and... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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I've always been amazed at the runners who can complete a marathon with minimal training, or get significantly faster just by doing a little bit of speed work. I've never been one of those people. I believe that I'm genetically destined to run abou... Read more
These eco-friendly tips (and some elbow grease) will help you clean your home inexpensively. For fresh-smelling clothes, hang laundry on an outdoor clothesline and let the sunshine dry it. (To prevent fading, turn garments inside out.) Ther... Read more
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