When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.
But whether you’re training for a specific even... Read more
Pain is a real, well, pain! How many times have you been gung-ho to start a new workout routine only to feel like you've been hit by a ton of bricks on day two? Something as simple as walking down the stairs can feel like torture. Most of us have... Read more
We’ve all heard that a combination of diet and regular exercise is the best way to lose weight and keep it off long term.
For some of us, common sense dictates that the more you work out—and the higher the int... Read more
Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio... Read more
Running a marathon can be one of the greatest and most challenging experiences of your life. I can’t say that I always love training for these races, but the feeling of accomplishment I experience when I cross the finish line is lik... Read more
My family is outside drinking beer with a bbq eating meat and hot dogs and all kinds of stuff and i feel like crying i want some sooo bad :'( i came inside and serve myself special k cornflakes with a banana.. this sucks... Read more
Went out yesterday evening, drank 2 pints, then ate 3 small tacos. Since I eat well overall, I know I have no reason to stress. Plus tacos met some of my red meat craving! So I'm chill. What a great feeling.... Read more
There is a product called True Lemon (and a True Lime too) which is simply dehydrated lemon, It comes in a box with single serve packets. It tastes great and is very convenient until you get used to the taste of plain water. I also just saw a cool... Read more
When I started 3 weeks ago I made drinking 8 cups of water a goal for Feb 1. I've already met that goal and most days exceed it! Today I'm on my 11th cup! No time to drink anything else and I don't miss diet soda at all!... Read more
New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds says The Ultimate Post-Workout Beverage: Use chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout. Reynolds calls it an "ideal recovery beverage" because it has the right ratio of carbs and pr... Read more
Running 3 min on treadmill, recovery 1 1/2 min, repeat 3 min run followed by 1 1/2 min recovery for 30 min. 3 times a week for 2 weeks. It helps to break a weight loss plateau. Plus you get a great cardio workout in a short amt of time.... Read more
A roundup of the latest healthy living headlines that had us talking… Bob Harper: "I Drank The CrossFit Kool-Aid" Find out what this Biggest Loser trainer really thinks about the popular workout. from Huffington Post Healthy Liv... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
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