When you think about working out—or even see it on TV, in movies, or at your own gym—does stretching come to mind? Probably not.
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Does this story sound familiar to you? You’re doing pretty well sticking within your calorie range until that box of candy shows up in the office, or all heck breaks loose and the only way to squeeze in lunch is at the local fast food joint. Yo... Read more
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In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Fitness Tracker. Learn how to find your free, customized Exercise Tracker and Workout plans, track your fitness minutes on the s... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their health by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than our members like you? That'... Read more
I so appreciate the variety of exercise videos and "how-to's" provided on this site. I can't do some of them, but the good news is, I CAN do some of them. That's a far cry better than where I was before. Thanks Spark People!... Read more
I did 35 min of bootcamp ads and push mowed the lawn. Picked everything in the garden , took me 1 an a half hour and started to empty my apple tree. Still have 90 more trees to pick. That was my day and now i am taking a hot bath and relaxing.... Read more
I am so very proud of myself. I just finished doing 10 yoga ball squats, 10 yoga ball push ups, 10 regular squats, 10 3 lb weight arm circles, 10 2 lb weight arm circles, 10 toe touches and I also walked 3012 steps. I lost 42 calories from my steps.... Read more
f Your Body Suddenly Jerks While Falling Asleep, THIS is What It Means.Have you ever woken up with a jerk as if been thrown into your bed? Or fallen from a virtually enormous height onto your bed? These are known as “hypnic jerks” or “sleep start” an... Read more
We tend to think of sleep as restful, inactive and quiet. By while you're zoning out, your body is tuned in, doing everything from piecing together dreams to slowing down your kidneys--and much more that you might not expect! Paralyzes You REM... Read more
The advice starts pouring in as soon as your belly starts to show. First, they want to tell you how to give birth. Then, they have wisdom about how to feed the baby. Breastfeeding, bottle feeding--doesn't matter. The world has opinions and thos... Read more
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