More and more kids are gravitating toward weight training. In most cases, strength training is safe and encouraged for kids. However, when done incorrectly, whether too intensely or too early in life, it can lead to permanent damage. Fitness trainer... Read more
One day my soul woke up and it was fat! It didn't happen overnight; I wasn't always fat. I had spent the last 11 years eating emotionally. It started with my husband's death. We had been newlyweds. Emotional eating stayed with me long aft... Read more
Imagine you’re in Pamplona, Spain, in July. You’re sightseeing, shopping through downtown for that perfect souvenir for your spouse back home (hey, someone had to watch the kids, right?). You notice a crowd. Then a commotion. Then, right... Read more
If I told you that there was a way to burn more calories, lose more fat, and improve your cardiovascular fitness level while spending less time doing cardio, you’d probably reach for your phone to report me to the consumer fraud hotline, right?... Read more
Would you like to swap your usual workout out for one that's just four minutes long? Of course you would! Well, that's the allure of Tabata training, a type of super high-intensity interval training that is becoming more and more popular.
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I really miss the calorie differential report that is the same as the one on my desktop on the updated mobile app.......or at least a count of remaining calories based on my BMR (not the higher end of my range and not based on exercise calories). I'm... Read more
Stage 4 Renal failure. Working out six days per week - weights and cardio. 3 days do aerobic for 120 mins and burn +1150 calories.
Have lost 48 lbs since March 1, but am STUCK now.
Any suggestions, especially from kidney compromised folks?... Read more
my biggest fear is failing at this weight loss battle. Im doing so well and its becoming so easy to eat right most of the the time I feel like the ball is going to drop and I fail like Ive done so many times in the past. Self doubt is a killer!... Read more
I was looking in the self tracked trophies of Spark to put my 21 day spark anniversary trophy on my page, and I noticed that my self tracked weight loss trophies are in kilos. Is there any way to change them to pounds?... Read more
Ok, this isn't really a panic, but I thought SP had weight loss stickers or trophies or something for certain weights. I can't find them. :( I've lost 11 pounds and I want my 10 pound weight loss sticker!... Read more
Choose a race now for spring or early summer. Start training now! Enjoy watching your skills grow in the coming weeks as you prepare for your event. And when it's race time, take time to enjoy watching everyone run her/his own race. It's an amazing t... Read more
Tight on time?Don't give up on your workout today. If you have a mere four minutes—that's just 240 total seconds—to spare (and who doesn't), then you do have time to squeeze in a super effective workout that provides major hea... Read more
One of the valuable lessons I learned during my track and field days was the importance of running the correct pace for the distance. When running 100-meters, I would run as fast as I could right out of the blocks. If I were running 800-meters, I nee... Read more
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