When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
Most of us follow a set schedule during the weekdays. If you're like me, you know exactly what time you'll get up, go to the gym, shower, go to work, eat your meals, and hit the sack. But on the weekends? That schedule usually goes from naile... Read more
When I first started running, I felt sore and tight, despite stretching thoroughly afterwards. I started thinking that running wasn't meshing well with my yoga practice. Yoga helped me loosen my muscles, but running only seemed to tighten them. A... Read more
You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
A Prayer to Lose Weight
Guide me lord, as I strive to lose weight You are my light and my anchor, and with you I know all things are possible.
Help me this day to make healthy choices and give me the strength to fight against destructive cravings tha... Read more
Guide lines for Bmi. I know there are many people out there that say things like "I'm just big boned" and you may or may not have rolled your eyes. The saying, however, does have some merit. Your bone structure does okay a factor in your ideal bmi.... Read more
Anyone else have RLS? I was trying to avoid prescription drugs and thought I had it under control with magnesium supplements, but this week has been really bad. Anybody have any luck with natural solutions?... Read more
Diabetes Summer Health Guide: Seven Tips to Avoid Heat-Related Illnesseshttp://finance.yahoo.com/news/dia betes-summer-health-guide-seven-180700 150.htmlCopy and paste the link for the complete article.... Read more
I recently turned the SP meal plans back on. They're a great guide, even if you don't plan to eat everything suggested, you can use the plan to guide your calories and swap the suggested foods with something similar.... Read more
Before I started medical school, I noticed something strange about the skin of some of my family members, the ones who were overweight or obese, like I was then.Various folds of skin--on the neck, arms, and legs, among other places--I noticed their s... Read more
Good morning, SparkFriends!This morning we launched a brand new Welcome Guide on your SparkPeople Start page today. You'll find it just below the section for Step 1 on your Start page. Check out the screen shot below to see where it is. &nb... Read more
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