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Recovery From Stroke Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Recovery From Stroke.

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Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

8 Ways to Speed Up Workout Recovery

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

No Pain = BIG Gain

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

Consistency Eventually Leads to Breakthroughs!

Consistency, so important to the SparkPeople System, is something our society often overlooks. People are so focused on wanting things now that they aren't willing to spend the time consistently doing small things over time. This attitude results...  Read more

Post-Marathon Recovery Tips

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

I need help! I've gained 40 lbs during my recovery
Updated 7/19/2015 4:46:15 PM

I need help! I've gained 40 lbs during my recovery from a broken leg. I'm ready to get healthy but I'm having a tough time with my will power....  Read more

Cant wait to get 30 day chip at Celebrate Recovery
Updated 7/20/2015 8:12:39 AM

Cant wait to get 30 day chip at Celebrate Recovery tonight! I am so dwtermined this time. Lost 7 lbs so far. Feel better, breathing better, feel lighter. Excited for things to come...  Read more

This is for the ladies! I had a stroke about 5-6 y
Updated 7/9/2015 4:35:03 PM

This is for the ladies! I had a stroke about 5-6 years ago ( no symptoms from it) but I've has horrible cramps ever since I had to get off BCPs. My new gyno is putting me on the mirena IUD. Please let me know of any pain, weight gain etc. Sparkmail m...  Read more

Trying to stay the course.Keep my health recovery
Updated 7/2/2015 3:52:48 AM

Trying to stay the course.Keep my health recovery important.I have to allow others in.I listened to my husband and checked out another gym.One that has group training, smaller, and more accountability.Things that help me be successful in other areas...  Read more

Just had breast reduction surgery. The recovery is
Updated 6/28/2015 1:51:04 PM

Just had breast reduction surgery. The recovery is really hard but my lack of energy is killing me. It's been two weeks I was expecting to be back to normal by now!...  Read more

Diabetics Lower Blood Pressure...omit salt

Tight control of BP (blood pressure) in diabetics lowers the risk of strokes, heart attacks and heart failure and slows the progression of diabetic kidney disease...Read more at the link below...  Read more

Water Aerobics

Whether you have an in-ground pool, above ground pool or are thinking about joining the "Y", water aerobics are a terrific calorie burner. In addition to the calories you burn, you will be giving your joints & and back a favor because of the low impa...  Read more

Recovery Club

Any One is welcome here, but specificly those in recovery from smoking, drugs, alcohol ect....  Read more

Pump It Up: Rockin' 45-Minute Cardio Playlist

Music goes a long way with motivating me to work out. I can't imagine running, teaching Spinning class or even lifting weights without some good tunes to keep my mood and energy levels high. When I teach classes, music takes center stage. I take a lo...  Read more

Reduce Your Stroke Risk Eat More Fish

According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke or "brain attack" is the third leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Since up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable, knowing what you can do to r...  Read more