These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave... Read more
SparkPeople.com provides free tools, resources and support for adults who want to improve their diets, establish a healthy lifestyle, get physically active, lose weight and/or manage their weight. We stand by our weight-loss, exercise and dietar... Read more
This article has been a long time coming. In fact, it’s probably several years overdue. Why? Because… I’m a closet procrastinator.
I’ve been too aware for too long that I’ve suffered this affliction. In college, 73... Read more
With the weather nice and warm, now is as good a time as ever to get yourself and those you love outside! Is there a better way to exercise than to be out in the warm sunshine, feeling that cool breeze cross over you? Dust off your bike, bring th... Read more
My first experience with this revolutionary indoor cycling activity seems like a distant memory. As I walked into the room, the lights were dimmed and candles were lit around the room. People all around me were wearing these tight black shorts an... Read more
Here I go with my latest attempt and honestly the point at which it will probably be my last attempt to start living again instead of hiding.
I am a wife and a mom of 3 (ranging from 8 to 16) who works with elementary teachers to improve their... Read more
I think I understand the general idea behind it, but can someone give me some more details on what calorie cycling is? Does it work for you? The good the bad of it? I'm 45 pounds down and the weight is just coming off so much slower now. Last mon... Read more
Jumped on the scales this week, six weeks after giving up smoking, and was a bit miffed to see that I was 10kgs heavier than at a full term pregnancy................a little confronting!!! Have had a pretty taxing 2 years, my husband has w... Read more
I am on day 5 of the Turbo Cycle and so far I am doing great. My problem is that I am not eating enough calories each day I seem to be at about 1000-1100 and I want to get at least the 1200 minimum. I am following all of the guideli... Read more
Listen to your emotions because your mind does affect your body. It is okay to be sad, it isn't a weakness. It is okay to be angry. It isn't indicative of a mean person. It is okay to be HAPPY! It isn't something a person needs to feel guilty about... Read more
Ever since I started to cycle outside I find I spend less money. I choose to drive to an asphalt trail and cycle away. Keeps me from shopping when bored or doing other such nonsense. My Bonus is the exercise and I love cycling now! Find something you... Read more
Even when you are trying to be on your best behavior and outsmart temptation, Halloween candy can be too much. It is possible to make a choice that not only treats your sweet tooth but also provides some nutritional benefit with the calories.
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A small study recently published in The Journal of the American Medical Association reviewed the clinical responses of three popular diet regimens in people that had already achieved weight loss. The goal of the study was to not only look at energy e... Read more
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