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
New to gardening? Worried that planting your first edibles will turn out to be a fruitless labor? Fear not, novice gardener! While not totally foolproof, certain plants are ideal for gardening neophytes who want to increase their chances of gardening... Read more
During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year... Read more
A few years back I typed up a list of New Year’s resolutions on a small piece of cardstock, laminated it, and put it in my wallet. On that list was the resolution to eat a salad every day, simply because eating salad always made me feel like I... Read more
Whether you want to cut down on pollution or you want to get in shape, riding a bike is a great way to get around. But your trip could end in tragedy if you don’t ride safely. Just like driving a vehicle on the road, cyclists must observe what&... Read more
Ok, so I have been back to my workout routine (3-4 days of a mix of cardio and strength) for 2 months, with the past couple weeks more like 5-6 days per week. Eating mostly clean and scale showing slow loss, but my clothes tighter. Anyone else?... Read more
I actually prefer youtube vids, because they are a no brainer. Just switch on the computer and follow along till the vid ends. Don't even have to bother counting, because it's done for you.
I recently bought a workout book. What I don't like abo... Read more
Finished a 25 minute cardio workout with Fitness Blender just before lunch. Need to do my yoga today, too...haven't done it in a few days. Trying to stay focused and push through and hopefully I'll start seeing or feeling a difference eventually.... Read more
I have started setting my clock to wake me 15 minutes earlier than I used to get up. It allows me a little time to do a light kettle bell workout before I start my morning routine. The kettle bells warm my muscles and stretches me getting me pumped... Read more
Just like fashion trends come and go, same can be said about workout trends. Hundreds of years ago Russian bodybuilders were using cannonball-like equipment for strength training. Little did they know then that their workouts would be turned into cla... Read more
Sometimes, you want a crunchy, salty snack—and rice cakes just aren't going to cut it. When using portion control, it's completely possible to sneak in a serving of chips for an occasional treat. But not all chips are created equal, and... Read more
Tonight I went to visit my friend - Gym. I decided to step out of my comfort zone and do something other than the Nautilus machines. I did some free weight workouts which included tricep and bicep dumbbell work. I did 3 sets of 12 reps of squats with... Read more
Order of workout with 8 pound kettle bell and additional wrist weights to make 10 pounds
1) 10 x Good Morning bows (back and hamstrings)
2) 5 x Halos to the left then 5 Halos to the right (shoulders and arms)
3) 20 x Lateral lunges w... Read more
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