Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al... Read more
Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
If you're someone who was always picked last for teams in kickball or dreaded running around the school parking lot during gym class, your dislike for physical activity likely came at an early age. Maybe you never needed exercise as a way to main... Read more
Whether it’s a business trip or a family vacation, travel has a way of throwing a wrench into even the best of exercise intentions. But if you can maintain your fitness regimen on the road, you’ll find it much easier to stay on track when... Read more
Running is one of those activities that people either love or hate (and sometimes both at the same time). If you're out there pounding the pavement, you may field quite a few questions about why you voluntarily undergo such torture. And if you... Read more
I just started running again. I have not ran since 2007. Was it hard for any of you who started running that haven't ran for awhile or who had never really ran? It was very hard at first. I keep stopping to rest then get back on the treadmill.... Read more
If you're a runner and have been racing (or if you've never raced), try some of the novelty runs they have now. Mud runs, color runs, and electric runs all give you a chance to run just for fun, but still have the community and celebration that raci... Read more
I find that always having either a 1/2 marathon, mud run, 5k planned keeps my motivation level up. I've already spent the money and made the time commitment so that is my motivation to make exercise a priority all year long.... Read more
Last summer, I surprised a few family members by asking if they wanted to form a team to do a mud run. I’m not known as adventurous—or as someone who likes to get dirty—but mud races were becoming so popular among runners (and... Read more
Perhaps you’ve considered training for a 5K, but the idea of running or walking a traditional race just isn’t motivating enough to get you off the couch and out the door. These days, there are a wide variety of races to participate... Read more
My daughter made me do it.
I didn't think I could.
I was scared but I dove I'm anyways.
It was AWESOME!!
Okay, I have been "Sparking" since December 27 and I have lost 38 pounds! (4 this week thanks to the new FITBIT). My daughter... Read more
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