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
You can use the SparkPoints you earn on the site to buy virtual “goodies” for yourself and other SparkPeople members. Use them to reward yourself for working hard to achieve your healthy goals (with a vacation, a new wardrobe, or haircut)... Read more
SparkTrophies are motivational tools designed to reward you for activities you perform at SparkPeople.com, from earning SparkPoints to losing weight. The trophies will be displayed on your SparkPage in two places:
On the main page of your... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their lives by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than other members like you? That'... 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
Been logging my food for a few weeks here and elsewhere, am staying right around the caloric target, and have begun exercising, yet I have gained 5lbs. I was staying the same weight while eating more crap and doing nothing. What gives?... Read more
I have a question for logging on the exercise board. I have a total gym and I am doing the beginners series program. It is a full body routine that last about 20 minutes. How do I post this? Thanks in advance for your help. KAY... Read more
I've read numerous articles that say the calorie counts on cardio equipment are inflated. That's nothing new. Because of this, when I log my exercise I only log 75% of the calories displayed. For example, the treadmill said I burned 500 calories d... Read more
I recently shared seven great tips that will help your healthy habits stick for the long haul and today I’ve got more good news for anyone who’s trying to win the battle of the bulge. What you’re doing right now—simply reading... 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
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