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
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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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
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
I just started working out. I ran for about 20 seconds then I felt like I was gonna die!! And I walked for about 15 minutes. Now I am sore!! How long did it take you before you could work out without it hurting? There isn't anything wrong with me and... Read more
I am new here. Looking for supporters and friends. I have tried so many times in the last 4 Years to loose weight with diet and expensive programs and gave up even after seeing results. I seem to give up after only a few weeks. I need support :)... Read more
Over the past 9 months, I have been caring for my mother who has stage IV lung cancer. I have gained just shy of 40 pounds. One day Mom fell. I called the for help to get her up and while we were waiting for the fire dept to arrive, I stood there... 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'm very fortunate that one of my clients (Larry) is a personal trainer. He used to be a professional body builder and now trains Olympic Athletes! This guy is passionate about health. He has a client that he is working with right now that is losing... Read more
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I've been looking further into who I am and found that I love health and fitness. I also have a special spot in my heart for children. At one of my counseling sessions, my counselor suggested looking into personal fitne... Read more
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