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
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
The shoulder is the most moveable and unstable joint in the body. The "ball" in the upper arm is actually larger than the socket that holds it, and with the range of motion being so great, it is susceptible to injury.
To remain stable,... Read more
The great thing about aerobic exercise is that there are unlimited options at your disposal. There are so many choices when it comes to picking a good workout. You could run around your house each day for 20 minutes and achieve your goal. But you wil... Read more
Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over... Read more
Why do the Calories In Nutrition pages not show up in the Nutrition tracker?
For example, today I was looking up Almond Flour. A web search showed this page:
However, the... Read more
Just coming back on board. Ideally I'd like the old (1970's) weight watchers plan, but can't find it. It was so simple and effective (sigh). What I need to re-construct for myself is:
For each of: Protein - Dairy - Fats - Breads/Grain... Read more
It could just be me, but I think it's funny when you get say, a mixed bag of fresh salad, and then there are specific calories by the cup. Or if you buy a frozen bag of mixed fruit or vegetables. Obviously depending on what is in that cup each time t... Read more
Recently joined SparkPeople!
I was so excited to see how many of the foods I eat are entered (multiple times) on SparkPeople. How easy!
Then I checked my labels.
For any given meal with at least four ingredients, only one item on Spar... Read more
** I have been duly warned that I am in probable violation of SP guidelines about posting links to my resources. I don't find those citations in other posts, but they evidently apply to me. So, for your further reading, the ENTIRE pages may be access... 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
From coast to coast, nutritional info on restaurant menus is slowly becoming the norm--whether volunteered by companies or (usually) mandated by governments. Though a fight is expected, the U.S. Senate is considering its own legislation to require me... Read more
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