Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al... Read more
Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there... Read more
Two weeks ago while I was out for a five-mile run on a busy street in my neighborhood, I saw another runner coming at me. While I was running facing the oncoming traffic, she was running with the flow of traffic. I always run against the flow of... Read more
After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter... 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
I've been running, jogging, and walking every morning 5 days a week in the past 3 weeks! I've also been eating healthy, with a cheat meal a week. So far I've lost 5 lbs! 11 lbs more to go..... Read more
The joys of a broken plan: After discovering that one of those Costco coffee cake muffins I had for brekkie has 900+ calories, I'm leaning on starvation tactics again just to stay within limits, or try to. #food... Read more
Welcome, Jody! With your schedule, meal planning will be key. Stay within your calories, exercise portion control, drink your water, and in my experience, the pounds will come off. Nutrition played a bigger role in my success, than exercise.... Read more
Didn't feel like getting up at 6 to run so I told myself I would run with the kis later in the morning. I ran/walked a mile+ with each of my three kids. Burned almost 400 calories. Happy I got a workout in and for beginning healthy traditions.... Read more
Some people loathe running in the hottest months of the year. For those springtime, fall and winter running enthusiasts, it might seem like a chore to survive a run during the searing summer heat. However, there are steps you can take to mitigate th... Read more
"I only run when chased."That was my answer any time I was asked about running, otherwise known as torture disguised as exercise.If I ran, it would be:1. to catch a bus, plane or train2. to outrun someone chasing me (This never happened, bu... Read more
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