Personal trainers can help people reach their health and fitness goals, or they could be big wastes of money. It's tough to know whether or not you need a trainer's expertise. And if you do, it's even more difficult to pick the right one.... Read more
I hadn’t been to the gym for a few days and was really looking forward to a good workout. It was just after six in the evening and the place was packed but a recumbent bike was available so I signed up for 30 minutes and hopped on, anticipating... Read more
Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
When Ann joined SparkPeople over two years ago, she was just looking for a user-friendly food tracker. She never imagined that everything else she found here would become such an important part of her weight loss journey.
Ann considers herself t... Read more
Hello, I am trying to decorate my page using Christmas theme ......... the background is fine but I have tried to change the border (inside) and the solid color is just 'not right.' How can I change it w/ some subtle design and lose the bright color... Read more
Every time I try to hit like on your status, spark tells me that it's "set to Private " and won't allow me to like it, maybe u should check your settings?
just got this fm,essage from a friend and cannot seem to fix it...
any help would be gr... Read more
When I joined sparkpeople, a few years ago, I was asked about my weight and lifestyle (sedentary,active etc). I would like to change those information now, because things have changed and I think I should be eating less calories than what my nutritio... Read more
I left a private team but am still getting email notifications of message board posts, which I cannot even get into because I am no longer a member. This is annoying. If I left the team, why am I still getting notifications?... Read more
Blogs are a great way to get some of your thoughts together and share them with others. But when you want to journal thoughts and feelings you want to keep private using the journal in the Planner section is a great place to do that. You can mark t... Read more
When Stepfanie recently told me and then subsequently blogged about a bad experience she had with a personal trainer, I wasn't surprised. I know a bit about what goes on in gyms where the line between trainer and salesperson is a fine one. What s... Read more
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to finally catch up on some of my reading. If you were to see my office, my shelves are lined with books covering all aspects of health and fitness, with running being my primary focus. But I also subscribe to... Read more
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