Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor... Read more
Body weight alone is not a clear indicator of health or fitness because it does not distinguish how many pounds are fat and how many are muscle. But body composition helps describe the amount (and distribution) of fat and lean muscle tissue in the bo... Read more
With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best cardio workout po... Read more
While a walking program can be exciting and challenging at first, you don’t want to fall into a rut by doing the same thing month after month. Here are some ways to add variety to your workouts, whether outdoors or inside on the treadmill.
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Anytime is a good time to give your kitchen a healthy inspection. Nasty foods and hidden pitfalls are just waiting to tempt you into reverting to bad habits. They may even be disguising themselves in a "healthy" cloak. To have healthy habit... Read more
Hi, I'm Sheri.
I am on here today looking for support I guess. Someone in my boat that might have figured out whats going on with their body!!
I'm technically overweight by 20 pounds according to the medical stuff at the dr. I don't hate my b... Read more
Would like some input on this as I figure it is due to more muscle since I train a lot and have started to ramp back up my walks and core workouts. Look forward to hearing what everyone things.... Read more
I have totally changed my way of eating and I have slowly begun to change my thinking about food ... learning to love food that also loves my body. I have added moderate exercise (as opposed to NONE - which is what I WAS doing!) Every "diet plan"... Read more
I've been trying to take off 100+ lbs. gained quickly due to medications, and that took me from size 6 to 20 in a few years. (Domperidone and Lexapro) Have tried many diets, but didn't stick to them due to stress, cravings, lighthe... Read more
I've been involved with Sparkpeople.com for a while. I don't always use the tracker, but it does help me when I use it. I am trying to get involved in the community here. I was 16 years old, and I weighed 799lbs. I lost around 600lbs and... Read more
A quick "realignment" to improve your posture:1. Stand up straight (or while walking). 2. lift your arms straight out to the sides from your body (so your body and arms make a T-shape). 3. turn your palms upwards, which naturally turns your whole arm... Read more
Firm your arms, abs, and butt at the office! This sneaky workout is so quick (just 10 minutes!) your boss will never know you're exercising at your desk. Blade Kiss and CirclesWhat you'll need: A desk, a chair, and a penTargets... Read more
The trick is all in the toning. Sculpt your arms sleek and sexy like Jillian's with her five go-to moves. 1. One-Legged Curl Targets: Biceps, abs, butt, and legs Stand on left leg, holding a 5- to 10-pound dumbbell in each hand, arms by sides,... Read more
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