A recent study from the RAND Corporation found that people who live in the suburbs are more prone to chronic physical health problems than people living in compact urban areas. The theory is that "suburban sprawl" reduces the time people sp... Read more
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You see a set of golf clubs you’ve had your eye on for only $359, so you’re motivated to buy.
You read that 2,500 babies a year are born with brain and spinal cord defects, so you’re motivat... Read more
Congratulations on purchasing SparkPeople's Fitness Starter Kit! You've taken the first step in making fitness—and all the benefits that come with it—a priority in your life. So you've got the kit…but where do you begin... Read more
Researchers from the University of Tennessee asked overweight women to clip on pedometers to track their steps. They divided these women into two groups. One group was told to aim for 10,000 steps a day (the common recommendation considered to be &qu... Read more
Getting fit can be a pricey endeavor. From having the proper footwear to the right sweat-wicking apparel to the gadgets, gizmos and equipment that promise to help get you to your fittest and healthiest, you can spend a small fortune on working out. B... Read more
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Just got newest blood work back, and my triglycerides are still through the roof (870) but better than last time (1500). My cholesterol is also high, but it was even when I was tiny skinny. Problem is I can't get breakd... Read more
I'm thinking of deleting Google Fit from my phone. It's not picking up steps half the time (said I only walked 3 minutes today), I don't always have my phone on me, it is not syncing most of the time, nor is it inspiring me to exercise anymore.... Read more
Well, Google Fit didn't pick up on anything I did today. I didn't realize I deleted the data on it when I cleared room for Pandora. Whatever. I cleaned busses for 3 hours. That includes all my walking around this time.... Read more
This group welcomes all mobility levels that have a personal goal of walking into health one step at a time with the help of a pedometer. This common goal makes us a united, supportive, active team.... Read more
You work hard every day to fit in your exercise, and to make it count. It doesn't matter if you enjoy running, walking, biking, hopping, skipping or jumping--you want your hard work to be reflected in the final tally of your day, whether you'... Read more
By BodyMedia Janet M's journey to SparkPeople and – eventually BodyMedia's body-monitoring technology – began with a simple Google search. "I was looking for an online calorie counter and SparkPeople showed up, so... Read more
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