We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
Convenience foods and snacking go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many of these convenient snacks also go straight to our waistlines. When "snack packs" appeared on the market just a few years ago, dieters rejoiced! Now, they could easily coun... Read more
Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have... Read more
If you had told me six years ago that I’d be working for SparkPeople today as a fitness and weight loss coach, I’d have told you to see a psychiatrist and get some medication to help control those delusions of yours.
At that point, m... Read more
I'm new to Spark. As stated above, I'm so sick of my muffin top showing up at the most importuned times, like above my skinny jeans where it then sits and wobbles and shakes every single step I take. Ugh! I had completed 2 rounds of th... Read more
It took nearly all day to pack a single suitcase because everything fits badly except one pair of black pants. Even the tops are too big so I tried every item on and made my choices. I still have a way to go so I won't be shopping for much on this t... Read more
I am keeping a lot of fruit in the house. I also have some 100 cal. And other portion control packs of cookies and chips. I really like the seasonal fruits such as the nacel oranges and clementine type tangerines right now. I also read on most sit... Read more
_Always_ pack 'road food'-- keep a little cooler in the car. Use a freeze pack. Pack homemade juice boxes, small bags of fresh veggies, sandwiches (never ones with mayo) and anything else your family will eat. Even with dollar menus, one visit to McD... Read more
I used coach Nicole's video and she stressed pull in the abs when walking. Many rainy days I did not walk outdoors. I did videos they are not so easy to pull in abs.I was doing an exercise at the computer and realised my abs are much tighter. Now i s... Read more
Many people want to have flat abs, but have trouble getting them. Attaining visible abdominal definition depends on a low body fat percentage that isn't realistic for many and your genetics plays a part of it as well, but that doesn't mean y... Read more
Who doesn't want six pack abs? Well REIGNWATER recently asked a great fitness question related to these muscles: "Does Pilates count as ab work? How often can it be done?"Want to hear what I had to say?First of all, it's important t... Read more
First summary of last week.
Day 1 - Jillian Michaels Six Week Six Pack Abs + 25 Min HIIT Cardio
Day 2 - Jillian Michaels Six Week Six Pack Abs + 25 Min Upper Body
Day 3 - Jillian Michaels Six Week Six Pack Abs + 25 Min Pilates Core
Day 4 - J... Read more
I know very much about exercising, losing weight, and living healthy. Furthermore, I am a pretty good writer, decent with computers, and have extensive knowledge in science compared tot the average person. I know how hard it is to find real informa... Read more
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