You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards. Needless to say, these are not positive activities.... 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
Hello, I love hiking, and have been using it successfully to lose my almost 30lbs so far... However, I have recently started to try to add in daily walks as well, but have been experiencing really terrible leg pain on the front of my legs from about... Read more
What is the difference between water jogging and water aerobics?
There's a huge difference on the calorie estimate and I was just wondering.
I mean technically I know what jogging is and what aerobics are .. but in the water sometimes the... Read more
So I have heard conflicting answers to this in the past... which is more important? Only eating when your hungry or making sure your eating regular meals? I have a tendency to get wrapped up in my day and will often find myself eating a light breakfa... Read more
This poster that said only this has motivated me for the last 2 weeks,
Junk food you have craved for an hr or a body you wanted for a lifetime..
I have made a blog in more detail about what happened but I was soo happy I wanted to put this... Read more
Do you burn more calories running in hot weather or running in cold weather, or about the same? I mean of course there is no differentiation on the fitness tracker, I'm just a little curious since its getting to be summer weather and BOY it is a lot... Read more
When I began exercising, there were so many programs I wanted to try! We'd go broke purchasing every single workout DVD out there, right? So, instead of buying them, I get them free on YouTube. Although not every program is there, you can find severa... Read more
Meet Chris Kramer, a SparkPeople.com member (username ChrisKenandkids) who lost 73 pounds! Here's how she did it. Plus, find out how she fuels up for her favorite sport: tae kwon do. How old are you? 43 How long have you been a Spar... Read more
Contest closed! The winner is:KHTERRYCongratulations!Are you still dragging your feet on strength training? You're not alone--many people tend to skimp on the weights in favor of calorie-torching cardio. However, while cardio is excellent for wei... Read more
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