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
The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice... Read more
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
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
So...I'm back. I have done this before and seen results, but i am my own worst enemy. I let things stop me from working out, and allow life to take me over. I am really hoping things are different this time. I have a plan, now lets hope I can follow.... Read more
I just discovered that I can change my calorie goals to account for exercise. It now makes me more motivated to exercise so I can eat more calories. Before, I had a higher range, so I would eat more even if I didn't exercise.... 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
Put ankle weights and arm weights before playing wii fit, not only do you get the benefit of being active on something really fun -- but the added resistance from the ankle weights and arm weights burns more calories!... 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
I saw on my friend feed tracked driving so it got me thinking, how does driving burn calories? So I looked it up and there are differences of opinion about it, and various calorie counters count it differently.
Here is one article about it:
a... Read more
My all-time favorite sport is football (soccer). It's fun, and for that reason you barely notice you're burning calories. It burns a lot of calories, too. Practicing soccer, (e.g. kicking the ball, light running, etc.) burns ~600 calories in a hour,... Read more
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