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
What do you do when you don’t achieve the weight loss results you’re looking for?
Do you resolve to cut calories even more, try harder to resist temptations, or log extra treadmill time? These ideas could work—if you’ve b... Read more
After pregnancy, you're probably eager to get your post-baby body back in shape. But before you jump in to your usual ab workouts, there are some special considerations that new moms need to take into account.
Some postpartum women may notic... Read more
Do you start off the year with hopeful thoughts about what you want in months ahead? January brings feelings of a clean slate, knowing we get to start again. We are determined to make the upcoming year the best one yet.
According to s... Read more
What's the most popular New Year's resolution year after year? Losing weight (and getting in shape). If you've made a goal to drop pounds, tone up and work out more regularly in 2012, SparkPeople's January Jumpstart Workout Challenge... Read more
Does anybody have any good upper body workouts that are effective but quite tame at the same time. I want to start losing fat and toning my upper body too but i have a chest condition that causes me pain when pressure or strain is applied... Read more
I am getting ready to plan my grocery list for the first time for a shopping trip tomorrow. I am practicing but doing pretty well . Monday I hope to have it down so it feels less awkward. I look forward to getting to know you all.... Read more
Planning on having a few drinks tonight with friends. The calories in one drink is quite alarming. How do you handle nights like this? Budget in the calories, or treat it as a "cheat night". Does anyone else feel guilty after? Any advice?... Read more
I hit a plateau that lasted 6 months, and I wanted to give up! So, I gave myself a new goal: 2 months to get back in gear before my vacation in May. I started "Insanity" exercise program, got a HR monitor, and am tracking everything. It totally rene... Read more
There are thousands of diet plans available these days, and there are just as many different workout programs. The trendy diets and workout plans of the past couple of years (think Paleo, Dukan, the 17-Day Diet, hCG, PINK, P90X, Insanity and more) wi... 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
Today, I noticed that I am missing a DVD from my Insanity workout plan. To compensate, I decided to replace the missing CD with a workout from my Socacize collection.
The workout substitution worked out well as I did not have to miss a workout... Read more
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