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
Here at SparkPeople, we're committed to helping everyone embrace healthy, active lifestyles, regardless of fitness level, capability or gender. That said, there are times when certain groups of people face unique challenges. In that spirit, we... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
I am a 50 yo woman who has been trying to lose last 15 bls. At this point it's about reversing my diabetes, BP, and cholesterol. It's not that much weight but I can't seem to get there. Please share your success stories. Thanks... Read more
Today after my workout at the gym a woman (a total stranger) came up to me and said "You are fat and should not eat sugar. And don't have weight loss surgery." I've receive a lot of unsolicited weight loss advice. I never know how to respond.... Read more
I am starting P90X tmrw to regain my body after almost a year of "letting go" for a huge exam. The stress has really done a number on me. Trying to eat healthy again but lost a lot of confidence :(... Read more
I'm trying not to be immature tonight. Around a woman that for some reason always makes me feel bad about myself. She doesn't say anything. Just her attitude and way she talks to me. Trying to not let it bother me. Don't feel pretty at all... 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
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