If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Chances are, you know her. Your eyes probably turn green with envy as soon as she walks into the room. She’s the one who consistently looks effortlessly beautiful without makeup. She’s most likely your age (or older), yet looks younger th... Read more
Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop... Read more
You see the computer screen, but you really don’t. It’s more like a two-foot blur. Your eyes are between open and closed, although you’re not sure where. At the moment, you have no idea what you’re working on. And it’s o... Read more
I’m not sure when it was that I first heard about hot yoga, but I just assumed that it was one of those passing exercise fads. Only…I kept hearing about it. My friends were raving about it. Then my sister became a convert and told me tha... Read more
I know this is not an ideal time to start right before Thanksgiving and Christmas.... but I really need to buckle down now. I'm tired of waking up in the morning ready to "be good" and then by nighttime I have blown it by eating everything in sight.... Read more
Hi, There, Spark Friends. I found I can improve my confidence level 50% and my stamina simply by sitting up straighter with shoulders down, back and neck straight, and head almost floating on my neck. I just know when I walk away from this computer t... Read more
I have depression/anxiety. I so want to get better. I am on new antidepressant. I really need someone to talk to. I live in the country with my husband and 92 year old dad. I take care of him. I have no friends. My best friend went home to be with th... Read more
I am 49 and I am stuck. My weight fluctuates within the same 10 pounds. I have diabetes type 2 and crohns. This is a very delicate balance. I cannot go overboard with the salad or my gut will start to rebel. I cannot go overboard with the carbs... Read more
I'm a tall woman (5'9") and it' difficult for me to stay straight. I have to think about it all day if I want to remind tostand tall and even when I think aboutit, my back gets tired very fast and I go back to my bad posture. The more I grow old, t... Read more
Having a little phrase in your head to make you remember mine is Perfect Pilates Posture or P.P.P. Every-time I remember PPP I pull in my tummy and straighten up......helps strengthen the core! I am noticing a difference in just a few weeks100... Read more
We started out on the Locate a Buddy Board under the heading of 50/F/wants to lose 90 pounds. If this sounds like you or if you just want to be part of a great group of ladies, please join us!... Read more
As a young college student studying health and fitness, I never expected that I'd have a desk job. Certainly I'd be on my feet, active, exercising, training people all day long, right? Turns out, my job is the exact opposite. Working for Spar... Read more
Everyone has those things they donít like about themselves. Feet that are too big or too small, a face that is too round or too long, etc. Itís easy to find flaws when we look in the mirror. Hands down, the thing that bothers me most about myself... Read more
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