Ever notice how you can’t spell "workout" without the word "work?" Most of us view work as something we have to do, not necessarily something that we want to do. It's the opposite of leisure and the killer of fun. We all... Read more
Whoooosh! As I relaxed in a lawn chair, my six-year-old sank yet another basket. Watching his skill develop, I couldn’t help but dream about him becoming an NBA star some day. I could just picture it…I, his proud mama in the stands a... Read more
Keep it up. Your healthy habits, that is.
We all tend to relax – or be lax – on weekends; that’s what they’re for, right? But loosening our grips on a healthy lifestyle, even just for the weekend, can sabotage our efforts... Read more
A recent study conducted by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) investigated the link between physical activity in children and academic performance in school. Initially, researchers predicted that kids who took physical education (PE) dur... Read more
Of course we know that obesity has reached epidemic proportions in this country- and now it's been spilling over to our kids. Obesity among children is skyrocketing, and getting a lot of attention these days, but I think people are still not... Read more
A couple of days ago, I began having problems using SP on my phone(the only way that I ever use it) and it gave me a msg that I had to log in online to use it offline(even though I wasn't trying to use it offline). So I logged on to SP on my pc. Now,... Read more
Hi everyone! My wife and I are going on our honeymoon in a few days. We will be taking a Carnival cruise. Does anyone know what we can expect for food options while cruising? I'm okay having a goal of maintaining the week of the cruise, although I ho... Read more
Sorry not sure if this is the right area for this post. But yesterday I continued to get into the proper(I think) Sparkpeople mode. I walked three miles while drinking water. And then had a healthy chicken(yea) and spinich(... Read more
When I heard a few months ago that Jillian Michaels was teaming up with video game developers to create a Wii Fit game, I was excited. Many of our loyal readers are fans of TV's tough trainer, so I pre-ordered her Fitness Ultimatum 2009 ($39.99) week... Read more
I always try to research products before trying them on my 4 and 2-year-old children. Whether it's healthy foods for their bodies or healthy games for their minds, I'm pretty picky when it comes to what I give my kids. I've made purchases that were... Read more
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