Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pull up!
Pull ups are one way to showcase ultimate strength and conditioning, and they're no easy feat for the beginner. But both men and women can achieve pull-u... Read more
Most people believe that all exercises are good, safe and effective. After all, it's all exercise, and that has to count for something, doesn't it?
The truth is that some of the machines in gyms aren't safe at all (especially for peo... Read more
In this exercise, movement will come from the shoulders and elbows.
Start by sitting on the seat and adjusting the leg-restraint pad to the appropriate height. Your feet should be flat on the floor and the pad should help keep your l... Read more
Temptations abound at parties, but celebration doesn't have to mean overindulgence. Follow these tips to stay on track.
Say no the first time to passed hors d'oeuvres. Chances are good that food will come around again. See what's bei... Read more
We spend more money and waste more calories by dining out than ever before. The US Department of Agriculture estimates that we eat 29% of our meals away from home. And the National Restaurant Association says that these meals take up 44% of our food... Read more
I had a plate of food! Well got out of bath at 8PM! Was hungry felt hunger going to come on & said I am not doing SPARKS TUT TUT! I have really enjoyed doing SPARKS! Going TO BED EARLY NOT EATING IN FRONT OF THE T.V. I HAVE ALSO BEEN SAYING NO TV AT... Read more
I know my computer needs a new battery but... I have it plugged into the wall and do other stuff besides SP. SP info. takes FOREVER! The other day I tried loading my food for the day and it worked at 1st but after entering some things my own food lis... Read more
Hello everyone! Just thought maybe you all could give me some good ideas on how I can stop the nibbling I do when I make dinner for my husband and children. I have been meal prepping my meals to make sure things are weighed out and healthy but family... Read more
Hello there! I've heard for years about the wisdom of using smaller plates and how, over the last several decades, our plate size (and, unfortunately and proportionately, our belly size) have grown over the years. I am looking to purchase a set of... Read more
I have had my Spark Tracker for a month or so, but each time that I turn off my computer I end up having to reload the software each time. There is no option to SAVE it...only run it.
If anyone has had this problem and has been able to overcome... Read more
especially for indian food, which involves carb-loaded meals with Rotis, Naans and basmati rice, Serve yourself 1 roti OR 1 cup rice, some entreethen, Decorate the rest of the plate with SALAD, Raw Veggies, low-fat Yogurt raita. the plate will look f... Read more
Sort laundry in evening. Before going to bed, load washer dry. Leave yourself a note about checking washer - perhaps on the bathroom mirror. On arriving home from work the next day, start the load. Dry & fold after supper. Prepare a load for next d... Read more
A group for those who deal with the special stresses (and joys) of spending the day caring for their household and resisting the temptation to clean their children's plates and raid the fridge.... Read more
Your back muscles may be one of the most neglected areas when it comes to strength training. And it isn't too surprising since we do not have a daily view of these muscles like we do our abs, chest, even our leg muscles. By focusing just a few... Read more
Warning! This list may be controversial, so feel free to disagree. I imagine that, for many people, several of the exercises on my personal DON'T DO list may be on your favorites list–and one, in particular, is probably on almost every gym rat’s fav... Read more
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