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Primrose Day Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Primrose Day.

Energy Boosts at Work

You see the computer screen, but you really don’t. It’s more like a two-foot blur. Your eyes are between open and closed, although you’re not sure where. At the moment, you have no idea what you’re working on. And it’s o...  Read more

Cultivating a Child-Friendly Backyard

Imagine that you are the same age as your child… What grade were you in? Who was your teacher? Your best friend? Favorite game? Imagine that you are outside… Did you have a place that you considered your own? A treehous...  Read more

30 Days of Healthy Snacks

Do you have trouble coming up with unique and tasty snacks that are also good for you? We've got you covered with a new healthy snack for every day of the month! Click here for a printable PDF version to hang on...  Read more

Can You 'Cheat' on Your Diet and Still Lose Weight?

"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards.  Needless to say, these are not positive activities....  Read more

10 Tips for a Healthier Weekend

We all know how it goes. You make good food choices, avoid temptations, and work out every morning only to find that on Friday or Saturday night, your willpower goes out the window. Somehow you begin noshing on chicken fingers and guzzling beer then...  Read more

On Day 4 of Jillian Michaels Body Revolution
Updated 7/16/2014 8:04:41 PM

Hello everyone, My name is Tara and I am a mother of 4 and live in KW Ont Canada. I have lost 4 lbs so far. I'm really excited to get some support and tools from Spark!...  Read more

The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday
Updated 7/18/2014 5:45:37 PM

Trying to keep myself motivated and avoid buying into my excuses to not exercise. I figure three days of strength training in between three days of biking every week will give me the results I've been too lazy to accomplish in the past. The wea...  Read more

Day 229 - 74.5 lbs off (so far) Lessons learned
Updated 7/17/2014 1:59:17 PM

This is not my first trip down the scales, and I am hopeful it will be my last. I've learned a lot on previous journeys: 1998/1999 Lost 92 pounds following exchange program with TOPS, Then, went to Vegas in May 1999 to renew our vows for our 25...  Read more

great day
Updated 7/16/2014 8:27:54 AM

Hope everyone is having a great day today 213...  Read more

Day 3
Updated 7/14/2014 4:01:19 PM

Day three on spark and loving it. Stopped WW and very relieved. I was totally stressed out from the "points" and not losing or motivated to do so. My activity level has doubled in three days because I'm not feeling guilty about eating. That's my stor...  Read more

Plain ole' ; Omega 3 fatty acids diet and exercise

drinking healthier smoothies 2 Tbsps 100% Whey Protein; banana strawberry flavour2 Tbsps Ground Flax seed2 Tbsps Pshyllium Husks1 Tbsp Chia seeds2 Tbsps Wheat Germ3000mg wild salmon oil12 whole almondsand three single servings of fruit blended with 1...  Read more

The three day. "Full Court Press"

Thats the secret to weight loss. The Full Court Press!. Not a fan of basketball? Look it up, it'll give your something to do when you're not eating....  Read more

SparkGuy's 10 Minute Fitness Club

Group for anyone to build a consistent fitness habit by doing at least 10 minutes of fitness most days per week. See the message board in the SP Challenges forum by the same name....  Read more

Have Healthy Breasts at Every Age

Good-for-You GuideYou've supported them in hundreds of bras, figured out what shirts make them look bigger (or smaller)—maybe nourished your kids with them. You want to give your breasts the respect they deserve. As they change with time, t...  Read more

Alternative Treatments for Hot Flashes

Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com. By Cathy Cram, M.S. This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options....  Read more