Vacation season is just around the corner. For most of us, that means no work and no distractions—just lots of time to have fun without worrying about what’s waiting for you back at the office. But taking the same old trip to the beach ev... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
You’ve tried every reward you can think of to keep yourself motivated. You’ve coaxed yourself with new clothes, rewarded yourself with nights out or days off, even promised yourself a new CD if you would (please, please, please) just... Read more
When you’re eager to try a new restaurant, you might ask your friends for recommendations, read a good review, or check out the menu before you spend your money and time there. If you enjoy your first meal, you’ll return again and aga... Read more
Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t... Read more
I enjoy hiking and go whenever I have the chance. I went for a hike yesterday. I couldn't track the distance and time on my phone (using MapMyRun) since I was in an area where I didn't get any reception. I have hiked the trail before and know that it... Read more
Sunday last, my husband and I decided to take a drive to the top of the Pinal Mts. This is 7000 feet. Once there we decided to take a small hike and then walk the ridge road. Our "small" hike turned into an hour long hike in which we thought we wer... Read more
I am a fairly short lady. I have been tracking my hike in the tracker today and it calculates almost 800 calories burned on a 2 hour hike. (Granted we ended up hiking for closer to 3 hours. I pre-tracked and could not get myself to add to it af... Read more
I went on a 4 mile hike through the nearby state park with my kids. Probably walked about 3 mph. What a great start to my week for calories burned and fitness time. I'm just starting out and have a lot of weight to lose so this is great for me.... Read more
I discovered a self-walking tour book at the library for areas within driving distances from where I live. By spending my weekends on these tours, it makes exercising fun as I follow the history and paths of these tours.... Read more
The folks at Kashi shared with us some neat events with us. The healthy food company Kashi embarked on its fourth "Day of Change" tour this month. The FREE tour stops in several cities across the country and shares small changes people can make to af... Read more
Editor’s note: SparkPeople has partnered with Canyon Ranch to provide this survey. The contests are entirely sponsored by Canyon Ranch. Fill out the survey below for a chance to participate in a free eight-week online healthy we... Read more
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