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 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
Congratulations on your engagement, and welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to some of the SparkPeople features that can help you lose weight, get fit, tone up, and... Read more
Welcome to SparkPeople, America's most active weight-loss and healthy living website! This article will introduce you to all of the SparkPeople features that can help adults take control of pre-diabetes. Studies have shown that by making healthy... Read more
What do you look for when you’re checking out the nutrition facts on that macaroni and cheese box? Whether you’re one to zoom in on total calories or total carbs, you might be missing the real picture. Nutrition facts should be a part of... Read more
Maybe try tracking your nutrition first and tackling that side of the equation before starting an exercise routine? Given that you're hurting, this might be a good way to start. We're here for you!... Read more
Hi.... I am just trying to figure out if there is any way to plan and see meals for more than 7 days ahead.. I like to plan my meal at least 2 weeks out so it make my shopping trips easier.. is there any way to do this or will this ever be a feature... Read more
Tracking my nutrition has really helped me to get a handle on what I eat and how much...to me it's a great foundation to build a lifestyle change upon. If you're not already tracking, try that for a while and see how it affects things.... Read more
My husband is a diabetic. I am his caregiver. I need to make menus for him. I love the Nutrition Tracker for this. I have been doing this--but now I can't track my own foods! Can I track his and mine, too?
Thanks, chris... Read more
Tracking my nutrition every day, every meal, got me off to a great start-down 100 lbs in 10 months on my end. Tracking nutrition also gives you a chance to set baseline to improve your nutrition too. It's a great first step.... 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
By Chalene JohnsonProbably the most common question I get when I release a new exercise program is, "Help! I'm gaining weight! Am I doing something wrong?" This is a common phenomenon with any new exercise program, such as Turbo Kick, T... Read more
Has anyone else out there ever followed the P90X Nutrition Guide? Surely I'm not the only one! :) My husband did a couple rounds of P90X last year, but I never did any of the workouts with him except for the Ab Ripper. But I did jump on the bandw... Read more
The p90X nutrition guide is pretty intense in phase one and then moves onto a balanced diet. The most difficult part in consuming that much protein without going over everything else.
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