When I was growing up, coaches led sports teams. I had a swim coach, and my brother had a baseball coach. Friends who participated in athletics had coaches dedicated to helping them improve performance in their chosen sport.
In the last de... Read more
My first experience with this revolutionary indoor cycling activity seems like a distant memory. As I walked into the room, the lights were dimmed and candles were lit around the room. People all around me were wearing these tight black shorts an... Read more
Starting a fitness program doesn’t have to be overwhelming when you are armed with the proper tools to get things rolling. Once you’ve committed to getting in shape, there are several things you can do to ensure you’ll exceed your s... Read more
Parents do everything possible to limit germs in the home when a new baby joins the family. But during cold and flu season, it's equally important to do the same thing to protect children and adults of all ages. Remember when you asked everyone w... Read more
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
Hi, I am new to Sparkpeople. My goal is to lose 50+ pounds. I am looking at a diet system called Isagenix to get me started. It includes cleansing and shakes in its plan. I figure a system would be better at first because I have a hard time prepa... Read more
I have been using my sparktracker without a problem since it came out. I got a new sparktracker and set t up again with the new dongle. Sometimes the dongle would stop lighting up. I fixed it by starting a new set up again and it worked. It see... Read more
I lift according to a program that has a purpose-built app. The app keeps track of which workout I'm on and how much I'm supposed to lift, so all I have to do is click the bubble for each set when I finish it.... Read more
I am proud of how far I've come! It hasn't been easy and I have slipped up more times than I can count! But I have come a long way since middle of January! I just started working out last week, so I've been hitting it hard at the gym! May is gonna be... Read more
Inspired by Keep Only One Calendar tip: I use the Calendar program on my computer (linked to my e-mail), and enter both work and personal appointments. I enter everything in my work calendar, and make sure to send a "meeting invitation" to my persona... Read more
My gym offers free wellness programs 3-4 times a year, to help members stay of track. If your gym also offer these these programs, with classes/lectures, they may help you stay positive regarding your goals.211... Read more
Editor’s note: SparkPeople has partnered with Canyon Ranch to provide this survey. The contests are entirely sponsored by Canyon Ranch. Fill out the survey below for a chance to participate in a free eight-week online healthy we... Read more
You know how health insurance works: You pay a premium, you pay a deductible and sometimes you also pay a copay. It can feel like a lot of paying, all told. But health insurance doesn’t just have to cost you money. Health insurance companies ha... Read more
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