Cool evenings, hillsides bursting with color, re-discovering your favorite pair of worn jeans…it just doesn't get much better than fall. One of the best things about this time of year is that it's a perfect opportunity to get outsi... Read more
After counting down the days until summer, the warm weather is finally here! But it’s hard to enjoy the season’s skimpier fashions if your skin isn’t up to par. Ingrown hairs, body acne, and sunburn can take the fun out of the seaso... Read more
I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro... Read more
During these uncertain economic times, families are combing their budgets in search for extravagances or amenities they can cut.One large, traditional yearly expense--the summer vacation--seems an easy place to save big. After all, a week at the beac... Read more
Thank you for purchasing SparkPeople's "28 Day Boot Camp" workout DVD! This article should answer some of the most common questions about using your DVD. If you have additional questions, please join our 28 Day Boot Camp SparkTeam to ge... Read more
We are going out to the cabin for May Long Weekend (Victoria Day = Canadian holiday).
All the adults are trying to eat better but we know that making things out at the cabin is not always easy. The one thing we have agreed on is no potato chips.
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Hello, I love hiking, and have been using it successfully to lose my almost 30lbs so far... However, I have recently started to try to add in daily walks as well, but have been experiencing really terrible leg pain on the front of my legs from about... Read more
Yesterday I went hiking with my husband and three kids. I ended up carrying my 4 yr old (46lbs in a 5lbs pack) for about 2.5 miles of the hike. It was hard work of course, but I am strong and didn't find it impossible, although I was tir... Read more
I'm bummed. I just finished a 10 day hiking trip and i thought i'd come out with all kinds of weight loss (one day I walked 10 hours). I may actually have gained a pound (havent weighed myself on my scale, in the morning, so no accurate measure).
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I take vacations by going tent camping 1-2 nights at a time, 4-5 times per season. Hauling all the gear out to my car, setting up camp, & doing chores that I don't do at home such as hauling water and firewood, cooking over the fire, or taking a hike... Read more
Now that school is out for most kids across the country, families are making the trek to the great outdoors to soak up some fun and sun. Camping and hiking top may family's lists for their summer vacations. However, with these activities comes the ri... Read more
Last week, I went on the vacation of a lifetime. I traveled out west and spent six days hiking and camping in one of the most awe-inspiring landmarks in the United States: the Grand Canyon. With three friends, borrowed gear, and a lot of trepidation,... Read more
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