Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
If you live with the daily pain and discomfort of arthritis, you're not the only one. In the United States, an estimated 46 million adults (about 1 in 5) have been diagnosed with arthritis. Hopefully your doctor has given you suggestions about ho... Read more
If you have high blood pressure, the best piece of advice anyone can give you is to listen to your body. How you feel can and should dictate the frequency and intensity of your workouts. While it is possible—and preferable—to lose weight... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Hi I'm Steve,
So what's this about everyone needing to lose weight by June, what's the big event? Oh yeah, Summer. We better get going! I am in the same boat. Let me know if anyone is interested... Read more
Just take it day by day, Steve...I think you're off to a good start today. I'd encourage you to set some mini-goals for each month to help you make progress along the way and keep up your momentum. I've found them very useful.... Read more
Welcome Steve! Congrats on the 6 months of no smoking-that's a big accomplishment. If I had to make a suggestion, start by just tracking your nutrition at first to build a baseline you can make changes to/from. Simple but easy way to start.... Read more
hey everyone, my name is steve, im currently 212 the heaviest i have ever been in my life. i would like to get down to 175 but just dont know how. i work 7 days a week midnights and am raising 10 children with my girlfriend/fiancee. suggestions?... Read more
Your time is limited, so donít waste it living someone elseís life. Donít be trapped by dogma Ė which is living with the results of other peopleís thinking. Donít let the noise of otherís opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, h... Read more
A couple facing diabetes and other health issues joined together to start a weight loss journey that took them from sedentary and lifeless to vigorous and healthy. They now have many Valentine's Day celebrations ahead of them as a couple thanks t... Read more
When we think of strength training activities, many of us think of free weights, weight machines, resistance bands, even medicines balls, but how many of us think of using a simple household item like a bath towel or dish towel to help us build musc... Read more
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