According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant.
Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and... 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
What would you call people who can help keep the weight off, boost your confidence, and help make fitness fun? You might call them "miracle workers."
We call them Goal Buddies.
Most people make the mistake of going it alone. Somet... Read more
I know exercise is supposed to help me fight depression, but how can I find the motivation to work out when I'm depressed?
Depression definitely can make it hard to find the motivation for exercise (among other things) because loss of intere... Read more
No, that is not healthy. Unless you are under a doctor-supervised plan, you should eat within the recommended calorie/nutrition ranges recommended by SparkPeople to lose in a healthy way. You can do it!
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The troll has been removed. Also, our site is for anyone trying to develop a healthy lifestyle. So if your goal is to gain weight, you are welcome here. Just set your goal weight higher than your current weight.
Coach Jen... Read more
Healthy eating is hard enough when every significant person in your life is on board. If you're the only person you know who is trying to get to get fit, it's an additional roadblock for you to overcome. If you're newly in love and your significant o... Read more
By Karla Walsh, FITNESS Magazine Continuing on the amazing athletes theme, we recently spoke with a seven-time Olympic medalist: swimmer Amanda Beard! Amanda's currently training for the 2012 Olympics, and the preparation this time around is goin... Read more
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