We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
We all know how important it is to prepare nutritious food for our children. But did you know it's equally as important that we teach our children how to prepare nutritious food for themselves?
Think about it.
When children grow into ad... Read more
Whether you're just starting an exercise program, or you've been at it for years, there is one thing on everyone's wish list: a toned stomach. Well-defined abdominal muscles are glorified as being sexy, healthy and youthful. You may have... Read more
Chocolate and moderation used in the same sentence? I know, it sounds crazy! But these calorie-controlled chocolate fixes will satisfy your cravings without putting a dent in your calorie budget. No longer do you need to resort to fat-laden, triple-c... Read more
Think you’re the only one who has trouble keeping off those pesky pounds? Well do we have some great news for you! Janet Jackson, who is known for her six-pack abs and sweat-inducing dance routines, is a self-proclaimed “yo-yo... Read more
About 10 years ago, I used low carb to lose about 35-40 lbs (208 lbs to - 180 lbs - 6'2").
never counting/watching calories - and am fit and trim with good blood #s. AND, if I go crazy and eat too many carbs (holidays! travel! sup... Read more
Hi everyone... my fiancee and I just started using Sparkpeople yesterday, and we're determined to start eating healthier to lose weight as well as get healthy in general.
He's used to eating a sandwich, pre-packaged pineapple (in juice), the fru... Read more
When I was younger I was able to do over 100 crunches a day. Now when I try to do 15 regular, reverse or even seated crunches it get these horrible spasms/cramps in my abdominal muscles. They last for about 15-20 min. I really need to strengthen core... Read more
So I decided to really give this my all. I've only really been doing this for two weeks, and I'm just so amazed that I've already lost six pounds. I just felt like I needed to share that with someone, because I'm really excited. :D... Read more
_Always_ pack 'road food'-- keep a little cooler in the car. Use a freeze pack. Pack homemade juice boxes, small bags of fresh veggies, sandwiches (never ones with mayo) and anything else your family will eat. Even with dollar menus, one visit to McD... Read more
For many of us working our core is one area of the body that is often neglected as it takes time to see the results of all our hard work. But working these muscles is just as important, if not more so, than working the other areas of your body. The r... Read more
Who doesn't want six pack abs? Well REIGNWATER recently asked a great fitness question related to these muscles: "Does Pilates count as ab work? How often can it be done?"Want to hear what I had to say?First of all, it's important t... Read more
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