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This time of year is all about starting fresh—new goals, solid plans, better habits. You probably have a new exercise routine to help you reach your weight loss and fitness goals.... Read more
Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
Hello fellow Sparkers! I have a question about walking for weight loss. I have read so many articles stating that walking is not enough and that in order to lose weight successfully, you must incorporate strength training in your workout routine. I a... Read more
Hi I'm Michelle. I'm 34 years old. Need to lose about 100lbs. I have Hypothyroidism and PCOS(Poly Cystic) which they makes it very difficult for me lose weight. My email is email@example.com. Would love a buddy to chat with and help me me motivated.... Read more
lost weight have been stressed over cancer test stopped exercising and eating healthy gained 11pounds feel bad about myself plus my cancer results came back positive for skin cancer boy now can anyone help me get motivated I need someone to motivate... Read more
Here are some books I recommend. Even if they aren't specific to your goals, they contain excellent information about what it takes to lose weight.1. Weight Watchers' Coach Approach2. Weight Watcher's "Weight Stages: Successfully Manage your Weight t... Read more
Look at bulk foods aisle in the grocery store. Find different beans! Anasazi beans, anyone?? Huge selection of whole grains: millets, amaranth, oats, buckwheat, Look for different Rice (forbidden rice, google it, it’s nutritious) look for other fo... Read more
If you are concerned about how many calories you burn during strength training, chances are that you are actively trying to lose weight (or might want to ensure you are eating enough to support strength training without losing additional weight). Alt... Read more
Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav... Read more
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