You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
You wake up to your husband preparing a platter of fruit and a slice of whole wheat toast for breakfast. Your wife always has a healthy dinner—lean protein and fresh veggies—ready at 6 o’clock. Your co-workers have teamed... Read more
When Robert works, he’s glued to his computer screen, consumed for hours with phone calls and deadlines, oblivious to hunger pangs. He often skips meals or grabs whatever might be in his desk drawer—potato chips, Girl Scout cookies, lefto... Read more
When you first start a new fitness routine, you are energized and your motivation levels are at an all-time high. But over time, that motivation begins to wane and what used to seem easy to do (popping in that workout DVD, heading out for a walk or g... Read more
Worked 14 hours yesterday between my 2 jobs, so I am dragging today. Scheduled to meet daughter at gym after work today so that I will get my exercise in, if not I probably wouldn't. #exercise... Read more
People with busy schedules .... what do you do when its time too eat? Im so busy at work I dont have time too eat 90% of the time. What should I do? I end up eating fried foods cause its there (I work in a kitchen) id love a salad bit that take... Read more
NSV- scheduled to go on vacation Labor Day weekend/35 year anniversary trip. 3 1/2 weeks ago all my non work clothes too tight, my first goal was to wear them and today put on a pair and they are loose. #NSV #1stgoalmet... Read more
P90X is a 90 day Beach Body program. The program is divided into three phases. Generally speaking, 3 days/week are weight lifting, 2 days are cardio, 1 day is yoga, and one day is rest or stretching. There is also a "lean" version with more empha... Read more
Editor's Note: If you haven't checked out SparkPeople Radio, now's the time! We've been on the air since November, and this on-demand show is a hit. Each week, hosts Lily Hills and Karen Hudson share the latest and greatest stories to... Read more
Contest closed! The winner is:KHTERRYCongratulations!Are you still dragging your feet on strength training? You're not alone--many people tend to skimp on the weights in favor of calorie-torching cardio. However, while cardio is excellent for wei... Read more
After two weeks of experimenting, I'm jumping full swing into the p90x program. I am doing the lean program and hope to do it 6 days a week as recommended. I look forward to the next 90days.
As part of the plan, I will be weighing in and taking wee... Read more
Tuesday, April 6, 2010 Fitness Test
Wednesday, April 07, 2010 Core Synergistics
Thursday, April 08, 2010 Cardio X
Friday, April 09, 2010 Shoulders & Arms, Ab Ripper
Saturday, April 10, 2010 Yoga X
Sunday, April 11, 2010 Legs & Back, Ab Ripp... Read more
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