A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al... Read more
Everyone knows how important it is to maintain a regular fitness routine, but sometimes the day is so jam-packed with other responsibilities that exercising during daylight hours is next to impossible. However, if you like to exercise outdoors, there... Read more
After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter... Read more
Even the most dedicated exercisers suffer from fitness setbacks from time to time. Whether it's losing our workout mojo or over-scheduling ourselves, we're human (think: imperfect). But what if you could prevent those setbacks from ever ... Read more
NSV I can't believe it. I can run, painlessly for short periods of time but I can do it! A month ago walking a mile had me winded. Right now, nothing else matters. I'm finishing off my hour of exercise with running tonight.... Read more
If you run into a plateau, we do have a 3 part series set of articles for plateau busters. Here is a link to part 1: http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/fitnes s_articles.asp?id=516.
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Starting running and dieting 2 years ago. Lost 60 pounds and felt great!!! Quit running quit dieting and gained all back. Praying I can do it again!!! Really want to lose 80-100 by March. Pray for me!!!... Read more
i have saved a route on the map that I want to follow, From this point I am don't know anything more. Does it automatically get the info put on or do I have to add it myself/ Could some one please explain it to me? It has been saved for some time n... Read more
I went for a walk and was trying to step faster when I suddenly found myself JOGGING! I never thought I'd run again using bad knees, overweight, cardio... every excuse! I ran 60% of my 2.5 mile route - 2 min walk / 3 min run intervals... if I can r... Read more
As many of you already know, I live deep in the heart of Texas. And while I would like to believe that it doesn’t get that hot, try telling me that this past Saturday when I had to get out well before sunrise to get my long run done. The reality is,... Read more
You may be asking yourself what my journey of finding one hundred dollars has to do with your own journey to becoming the healthy individual you are meant to be. But I do believe there are lessons to be learned in any situation we find ourselves in a... Read more
Earlier this week there was horrible ice damage in our forests on the higher hills.
There is a temperature just above freezing point when rain drops are liquid all the ways down but crystallize into ice when they hit the ground - or a tree.
T... Read more
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