If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Imagine experiencing severe abdominal pain, along with alternating bouts of both constipation and diarrhea. Even worse, your doctor can find no physical explanation or effective treatment for you, despite these very real symptoms. Unfortunately, this... Read more
You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts.
Researchers fr... Read more
To some, "blogging" may seem confusing or somewhat intimidating. Heck, even the word “blog” itself sounds a little sci-fi. But I’m here to tell you that blogging is actually quite easy, and it can be immensely helpful in s... Read more
The first – and easiest – step you should take towards becoming more healthy is so, so simple; it’s eating breakfast. Breakfast eaters get myriad benefits including:
a revved up metabolism started early so that it burns t... Read more
It's just an example I could find on Amazon. My first one was a Weider model from a Kmart that really was low-quality but survived for 2.5 months. My current one is from Dicks' Sporting Goods, dont' remember the brand.... Read more
Here's an example of a therapy cycle (http://amzn.to/1Iihmww)-they're a bit hard to describe sometimes. They can also be used as an arm bike so it's multi-purpose and makes the investment go further.... Read more
1. Find your BIG REASON (live longer, example for kids, etc)
2. Research (recipes you can try, exercise routines for your ability)
3. Pantry overhaul (toss junk, add healthy)
4. Build (meals, weekly routine for exercise)
5. Work the plan you... Read more
I might actually be afraid to sleep this week, strange as that sounds...Wednesday is 2-year anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing and it took place in a spot I thought was safe. I didn't witness it, thank the stars...... Read more
I use a 'mums diary' to keep track of everything during the day and then update SparkPeople in the evening when I have a little time to myself. These diaries are great as they have seperate columns for each child, which I use for tracking my fruit/ve... Read more
Something in common with many of the Success Stories on SparkPeople is that those members used our free Nutrition and Fitness Trackers to help them reach their weight loss goal. Being able to track your nutrition intake and how much fitness activity... Read more
People who keep a detailed food diary (like the SparkPeople Nutrition Tracker) lose twice as much weight as people who don't track what they eat. Are you using your Nutrition Tracker every day? Are you recording everything you eat and drink? Are... Read more
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