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
Hi! I am completely new to this site too! I'm 19 years old and I'm at around 200 lbs right now. My ideal weight would be around 135 but my current goal is to get down to 160. Please feel free to add me so we can help motivate each other!!... Read more
My reports keep telling me that I am getting too much Vitamin A. I don't know which foods I am eating that give me too much. How can I see what foods I am getting too much A from? or any other nutrients that I am getting too much of.... Read more
I managed to sneak in 3 miles before 9 am. Pretty proud of myself. I am not a morning person, but the dog woke me up and I thought what the heck. Got on the treadmill. Sadly, I am now sitting on my butt working for the next few hours. Good luck!... Read more
Now that I am in the gym and have my food choices in some order, I will be working to stop smoking. It's going to be a long, hard road for that one but I'm going to figure out how to do it... With or without help :-)... Read more
I am from the Tennessee/Nashville area, have about 60 pounds to lose, and want to connect with a support buddy. I need someone with whom I can share the ups and downs, and be supportive to, as well as supported by. Send me an email if you... 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
Passed are those days that only the famous and rich could afford personal trainers. In the present age, personal trainers are very affordable, more abundant and are an alternative for anyone who wishes to achieve their fitness goals. The most challen... Read more
I took the boys and their friend to the Y today so oldest could practice bball and youngest could jog (anxiety release). Boys played ball for a good hour, it was so, so great! They were running, laughing and sweating the whole time. Very happy kid... Read more
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