Exercise during the workday improves job performance, British research has shown. A study by Jim McKenna from the University of Bristol showed that after exercising, participants returned to work more tolerant of themselves and more forgiving of thei... Read more
I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... Read more
I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,... Read more
A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
The Well-Watered Exerciser
Except for oxygen, there’s nothing your body needs more than an adequate supply of water. And the more you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right amount of water before, during, and after your workout... Read more
Hello, everyone! I have been a SparkPeople member for years but have yo yo'do back and forth with Weight watchers and trying to reach goals on my own. I have finally come to the point in my journey that I realize the value of SP in helping me attain... Read more
Just finished setting up my new spark activity tracker so excited this will give me that extra motivation i need today my goal is 3000 steps starting out do gotta workout when i get home from work to keep my streak going day three of working out!!!... Read more
Hello i have decided to change my weightloss goal from one large goal to a couple of smaller goals. I noticed that i was getting discouraged looking at the 76 lbs to go marker. Now i do it in 15lb increments. WHAT DO U THINK?... Read more
Hey friends how everyone is meeting their goals for the day I'm proud to say that i completed day two of my fitness streak and I've been very active with sp so i met my goals I'm already feeling better and motivated ready for change!!!... Read more
...or cupboard, or closet, or shelf, or tote... etc. Set a goal that once per ___ (week? day?) you will clean out one of section of your living space. (Glove compartment, plastic container full of office supplies, dining room table, junk drawer, cr... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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The winner is: FREDLYB!!!
May is a great month. In addition to marking the beginning of warm weather in most parts of the country, it's also my birthday month, and, more importantly to most of you, it's Bike Month!
Here in Cincinnati, the mo... Read more
It’s no secret that the majority of people who start a new exercise program do so because they want to lose weight, which is a great reason (and motivator) to get fit.That being said, if your only motivation to exercise is fat loss, you can eas... Read more
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