You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
It's easy to get discouraged when you work so hard to lose weight and your efforts don't pay off on the scale. Seeing the same number week after week can make you want to drown your sorrows in a pint of Haagen-Daz. But wait! Before you pick u... Read more
My husband narrowed his eyes. "Don't let this place run a credit check on us just so you can open yet another store credit card," he warned. "I've heard checking your credit too often and opening too many cards can drop your score.&qu... Read more
My coaching session today was on "Finding Your Happy Weight" and it really put this whole weight loss/healthy lifestyle journey into perspective. I have this "ideal" number in my head and realistically, I doubt that I can attain that without going t... Read more
HELLO THERE IM A BEGGINER I STARTED 3 DAYS AGO ON SPARK IM AIMING TO DO 360 MINUTES FITNESS PER WEEK . 3 TIMES A WEEK 30 MIN CARDIO FOLLOWED BY 30 MIN STRENCH EXERCICES IS IT OK...OR IM SUPPOSED TO DO MORE .THANKS FOR UR HELP.... Read more
So I have very specific percentages that I want to stay within for my carbs, protein and fat, so I did the math and changed the gram goal for each in my nutrition tracker. my problem is that I've had to go back and change it every day for three days... Read more
New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds says The Ultimate Post-Workout Beverage: Use chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout. Reynolds calls it an "ideal recovery beverage" because it has the right ratio of carbs and pr... Read more
Even when you are trying to be on your best behavior and outsmart temptation, Halloween candy can be too much. It is possible to make a choice that not only treats your sweet tooth but also provides some nutritional benefit with the calories.
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I LOVE the Olympics and from February 12-18, I will be watching as the world comes together 'with glowing hearts' to witness as the saying goes, 'the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat' during the Vancouver Winter Olympic.
A couple years ba... Read more
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