Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? You could learn the tricks of the trade, straight from the experiences in their own lives. Do what they do, make the healthy choices they m... Read more
You've been working hard at making healthy changes to your diet and exercising regularly to lose weight. But there's more to weight loss than watching what you eat; the beverages you drink can also affect your progress. Are you sabotaging you... Read more
More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer... Read more
Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for... Read more
SP & WW advise to eat the fruit (orange) instead of drinking the juice (orange juice).
My DH prefers juice. I bought a veggie/fruit juice: first ingredients listed are all juices from veggies & fruit. But the sugar amount is 25 g (same as the o... Read more
i learned a few days ago fast-food leaves me hungry. And takes more calories then a well planned meal. You did what I had done by adjusting what you ate for the rest of the day. Way to go!!!... Read more
Early March ... fast approaching, yikes! I think I was about 148 - I remember being excited to be just below that 150 setting on the scale at the doctors office. I never worked out really, so I bet 148 will look very different this time around... Read more
Has anyone tried the fasting diet? It's supposed to be quite effective. You "fast" every other day, but eat normally when not fasting. It's not a complete fast, about 500 cal. Apparently, studies have shown that people who follow the... Read more
While I blog about exercise and fitness most of the time, I still know a thing or two about food. I really enjoy cooking, growing fruits and vegetables in my backyard, and eating healthy foods. After all, food is fuel. It gets me through my workouts... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
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