We all like to get more done in less time, right? We shop from our computers to forgo waiting in lines at department stores and microwave our foods to cut down on cooking time. Some of us even take multitasking to new levels by checking our email whi... Read more
Fifteen minutes into my first Orangetheory Fitness workout, I was hooked. The music was energetic, the group's spirits were high and, despite my overwhelming hatred for running, I actually thought I had pretty decent form as I pounded the (treadm... Read more
Everyone wants to do more in less time. Just imagine how much you could get done if you had an extra hour or two a day! That may be a fantasy, but boosting the caloric burn—without spending more time in the gym—isn't. Use these smart... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di... Read more
Trying to stay on track. I've been doing good tracking everything but yesterday we experienced a death in the family and instead of cooking we ordered out and unfortunately I went over the calories for the day. :(... Read more
Did my #zumba of course. Didn't burn the calories I wanted but I'm still not feeling myself from yesterday. Anyways. Feed the kiddos then I'll use some dumbbells for legs and then I'll be done for the day. #dumbbelllover #zumbaaddict #sarasjourney... Read more
I am so very proud of myself. I just finished doing 10 yoga ball squats, 10 yoga ball push ups, 10 regular squats, 10 3 lb weight arm circles, 10 2 lb weight arm circles, 10 toe touches and I also walked 3012 steps. I lost 42 calories from my steps.... Read more
I found that you burn MORE calories by exercising for 60 minutes in one shot than for two separate sessions of 30 minutes.For me (and everyone is different) I burn approximately 200 calories in the first half hour, and *300* in the second! Yes, I bu... Read more
I'm 1 of those individuals who enjoys being immersive and involved in all of my interests in which this particular interest is research, doing my own research. It's proven and trusted because you tested it and it's effective at helping us reach those... Read more
Here at dailySpark, we've talked a lot about the pitfalls of sitting. Whether you have a sedentary job, sit through lectures as a student, or do your share of commuting or couch surfing, the research is clear about spending too much time on your... Read more
If you're like most people who are struggling to lose weight, you've started watching what you eat and counting (and cutting back) on your calories. We all know that weight loss is the result of a simple equation: burning more calories than y... Read more
Though I didn't get any exercise in today. I was busy running errands & kept my pace quick. Then did some yard work & gardening which is always fun. lol My fitbit tells me I didn't do too badly & I kept my eating within my limits, so all is well. ☺... Read more
It's important to do weight training but this little tidbit of information is a little disheartening. One pound of muscle burns 7-10 calories per day, a pound of fat burns 2-3. If you strength train for 4 months you put on 3-5 pounds of muscle. So th... Read more
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