If you're concerned about heart health, then you probably take steps to reduce your cholesterol and keep your blood pressure in check. But there's another important measure you should be aware of: your triglycerides. People with high triglyce... Read more
Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members like you? That'... Read more
The next time you watch an infomercial, read an advertisement, or spot a new supplement reporting miraculous weight loss results, we wouldn’t blame you for cocking a wary eyebrow. When evaluating claims for weight loss products, the Federal... Read more
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
New to the site... I broke my foot back in September 14 2015.. had surgery on October 21st.. still in a walking boot... and i have gain about 10 lbs .. i can't do alot of exercise but i can start by eating right..... Read more
Hi. I joined Sparkpeople two months ago, but this is the first time I posted on the message boards (after being prompted by my second run-through in the new member challenge). I'm 60 years old and am tired of being overweight. I want to be healthi... Read more
YoYo....lose and gain, workout not workout, love self vs hate self, happy or sad, good vs bad. When I DIEt I hide from social to avoid THE explanation and the "look" What is success/failure in my own eyes vs others judgment/disapproval????... Read more
Wow!! Lost Moore weight! I think I finally got over the plateau! Started at 190... Went up to 193 at one point... Was stuck at 190 for the longest time... Then went down to 188... And now today 185! ...Woohoo!... Read more
High insulin changes excess blood sugar into fat around the belly,and it hard to lose. It is called viseral fat. Insulin makes & keeps you fat. High blood triglycerides (fats), high sugar, high insulin & high blood pressure, and inflammation all st... Read more
We all have parts of our bodies we wish we could change, especially woman, who seem to be particularly hard on themselves. I don't know anyone who thinks they look completely perfect. I'd love to have a flatter stomach and no cellulite on my thighs... Read more
Food combining became popular back in the 1980ís, when the book Fit for Life was published. Written by Harvey and Marilyn Diamond, the premise of the book was that when foods were not eaten in specific ways, the body had a hard time digesting and abs... Read more
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