A SparkRally is a meeting or event (held at a public or private gathering place) that provides an opportunity for you to meet up with other SparkPeople members who live in your city. SparkTeam leaders can organize and host SparkRallies, and local Tea... Read more
Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
How did going to the gym become such a chore? Why is it so hard to actually want to go? After all, you’re in a world of eye-watering odors, sweaty people frowning in concentration and rarely talking to each other, mind-numbing routine, blisters... Read more
John Keats once wrote, "The poetry of the earth is never dead."
Poet or not, almost all of us have been awestruck by nature at one time or another. Whether it's running at sunset on a sandy white beach, walking alongside a cool tri... Read more
As an adult, you need to exercise and maintain a good level of fitness for your health—to manage your weight, prevent diseases, reduce stress, and be able to accomplish normal activities of daily living, from carrying groceries to cleaning the... Read more
Ok so I need advice from people who are experts or someone who is tone & fit and had issues with extra skin before. I had two kids and was overweight. I have lost a lot of weight since those times. So has you can imagine the weight lost going up and... Read more
I joined a gym 2 weeks ago. I've just done cardio and no weight lifting machine's. I start on the level sit down bike for 20 or 25 minutes, then elliptical for 5 then treadmill for 15 minutes. I am 277 lbs and my knees give out if I get on an ellipti... Read more
I'm confused as to what my weekly goal should be for exercise. I've been doing the Leslie Sansone's Walk Away the Pounds videos, and started with just 1 mile per day, and am now up to 5. I read somewhere that I may not be eating enough calories on th... Read more
I fractured both sides of my ribs last week and they didnt hurt at first so I continued my normal workout regimine. Well over the weekend I couldnt hardly move so I think I worked out too much and damaged them more! This just about devistates me beca... Read more
I bought several of those little belt-attachment or keychain-attachment battery-powered bike lights (the ones that bikers use to ride at night; they're sold in bike shops and outdoor equipment stores), and I keep one in each of my carrybags, so that... Read more
Fall will be here in just a couple weeks, which means we should be experiencing cooler temperatures very soon! During the hot summer months, many people take their workouts indoors to escape the heat, including myself. With the cooler weather that ac... Read more
Contest closed. The winner is:SLWEBERCongratulations!Now that the sun is out and spring is in full swing, you might finally be taking to the roads on your long-lost bike that was so neglected over the cold winter months.Biking is a great wa... Read more
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