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Heart Rate Kids Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Heart Rate Kids.

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The Heart Smart Workout Plan

Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart! The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every...  Read more

Kid-Friendly Valentine's Day Surprises

Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba...  Read more

Expert Solutions: Overweight Kids

Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not...  Read more

Road Rules: 10 Exercises Designed for Long Trips

Forty-two hours—that is the amount of time the average commuter spent in the car, according to research completed by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute. Whether it's a long commute or a cross-country road trip, there is no need to l...  Read more

Reference Guide to Exercise Intensity

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

Thanks for the kids perspective, GUTZMOM!
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Thanks for the kids perspective, GUTZMOM!...  Read more

Oatmeal with chia and hemp hearts, grapes on the s
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Oatmeal with chia and hemp hearts, grapes on the side :)...  Read more

#firstpost Time for a new portion of my life! I've always been the skinny kid but now my metabolism
Updated 5/27/2016 2:48:34 AM

#firstpost Time for a new portion of my life! I've always been the skinny kid but now my metabolism is slowing. I put on 35 lbs in 2 years. :S Going to nip this in the bud and start eating healthy! Wish me luck!...  Read more

Feeling great! Took the kids to the park, 1.2 mile
Updated 5/28/2016 12:18:20 PM

Feeling great! Took the kids to the park, 1.2 miles each way, pushing a stroller. Cals well in range, carbs under goal, protein in range. Fat was a teeny bit over, but it's hard to keep that under when you're doing #lowcarb. Better on that tomorrow!...  Read more

Well, had a full line of test run on my heart this
Updated 5/26/2016 7:36:53 PM

Well, had a full line of test run on my heart this last week. Everything looks good. I have lost 12.4 lbs this week so I am on my way. Thanks for all the encouragement...  Read more

Monitor your Resting Heart Rate

Having a hard time exercising in your target heart rate zone? Maybe you need to check your resting heart rate! If you are getting regular cardio, your resting heart rate will decrease. Since your target heart rate is based on your resting heart ra...  Read more

Heart Rate Monitors are Saviors!

Before I had a heart rate monitor I was totally overestimating my calorie burn and underestimating my calorie intake. My heart rate monitor detects how many cals I burn, what my heart rate is at so I can make sure to stay in my fat burning zone, and...  Read more

You're Not The Only One Without Kids!

Welcome to our 'child free' SParkers who want a safe and honest place to discuss our choices for not having children (and all things that come from that)...  Read more

Is Prevention the Way to Drive Down Health Care Costs?

President Obama recently addressed the joint session of Congress and the American people regarding his health care agenda. Regardless of what political affiliation you ascribe to, the truth is health care costs are spiraling out of control--far surpa...  Read more

Poll: Will Banning Toys in Kid's Meals Lower the Childhood Obesity Epidemic?

When I was growing up eating out, even at McDonald's, was not a daily, much less a weekly excursion. Not only were restaurants few and far between, it was quite expensive going out to eat with seven people in a family. Happy Meals and the toys t...  Read more