TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa... Read more
Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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You already know how personal trainers help you reach your goals and push you to the next level, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned exerciser. You probably also know a little about how to choose the right trainer with the proper qualificatio... Read more
They may seem superhuman at times, but personal trainers are people, too. And although they love sharing their workout wisdom and helping people reach their goals, there are a few things that might get under their skin when they're training a cli... Read more
So I am looking for buddies. I am 33 y/o with PCOS and 3 kids and 60+ lbs to lose. This is my second time on spark but my first trying to utilize the chat features and the blogging aspect. I want to succeed and I do better interacting with people.... Read more
Broke my leg..had surgery and was stuck in bed in a full leg brace... had to work hard to walk again with an over extended leg and a below full extension leg... went from wheelchair travelling around to crutches to a cane!
Sept 2014... Read more
I am a person that has struggled with my weight all of my life. I am over 300 Pounds. I was born with amniotic bands around wrist and my ankles. They wanted to cut them off at birth. It''s a blessing that my mother told them no and I Love her.... Read more
I have tried joining a wellness center, a gym, and curves. I tried softball, racquetball,, and tennis. The Having recently been diagnosed with diabetes I am more cognizant of the need to exercise. I am using a Certified Personal Trainer. On the intak... Read more
When Stepfanie recently told me and then subsequently blogged about a bad experience she had with a personal trainer, I wasn't surprised. I know a bit about what goes on in gyms where the line between trainer and salesperson is a fine one. What s... Read more
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to finally catch up on some of my reading. If you were to see my office, my shelves are lined with books covering all aspects of health and fitness, with running being my primary focus. But I also subscribe to... Read more
I just started with an awesome personal trainer, Diane, and she gave me some exercises for my legs, abdominals (stomach, abs), and lower back, that you can do at home. I'll give you five. I have limited mobility (two knee rep... Read more
Since completing my 12 week journey with my PT, I've decided to continue to see her every two weeks.
My first meeting was yesterday and here are my results (hint: they are FANTASTIC!!!):
I've lost 0.8lbs as well as:
0.50" in my waist
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