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
It's freezing cold outside, it’s dark when you get home, and you're still recovering from those extra holiday calories you put away over the last couple weeks. That’s a pretty good excuse to sit inside by the fire, snuggle up... Read more
It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... 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
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Short on time but want to get in a good sweat session? Follow along with Coach Nicole as she takes you through a fast and effective routine that combines cardio... Read more
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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U have but to read my spark page for backgound on my fitness level and physical condition. I am 66 next friday and walk rapid for 8-10 miles a day. My knees seem to want to hurt sometimes and I am wondering idf buying a good pair of hiking boots for... Read more
Want a sense of an accomplishment? Hike. Locate a hill nearby, climb to the top. Get the reward of beautiful scenery when you get there. And to boot, it burns a crazy amount of calories.248... Read more
Last Sunday, I reveled in the first day of spring by going for a hike at a nearby park. It was sunny and 60 degrees—perfect hiking weather! I'm always a little nervous when I hit the trail by myself because you never know what could happen.... Read more
Happy fall, everyone! While it's still 92 degrees and humid here in Cincinnati, this weekend will mark the unofficial start of fall. Bring on the corduroy and boots, warm soups, and hikes through the leaves.
Chef Meg and I are cooking up (ha, ha)... Read more
Just noticed that I haven't posted a hiking blog in quite some time.
Life's just been crazy lately, both good crazy and bad crazy. You'd think they'd balance each other out...
My past few hikes have been training hikes, meaning fast, long, co... Read more
If you have little princesses in your family, you may be familiar with this story (www.amazon.com/Do-Princesses-Wear-Hiking- Boots/dp/0873588282 )
I thought the title was perfect for my blog about today's hike, since the major View Point was cal... Read more
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