One-quarter of Americans are obese. Sixty percent live a sedentary lifestyle. And this generation of kids is the first generation since 1900 that may have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. The health of America, the world’s richest... Read more
When it comes to running (and walking), you have two types of people: those who adore the outdoors and those who would rather have their try at the treadmill. I've heard countless reasons from each type of runner on exactly why they choose to run... Read more
There just doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day to accomplish everything you need to do. And it can feel like an added stressor when you are trying to integrate healthy habits into your already hectic schedule. But if you make time for he... Read more
Circuit training is a workout routine that combines cardiovascular fitness and resistance training. It was first proposed in the late 1950s as a method to develop general fitness. The initial routines were arranged in a circle, alternating betwee... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their lives by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than other members like you? That'... Read more
Woohoo, was feeling so great today knowing it is day 12 and I had officially lost 12 pounds so far. What a great start! But then went to a pub tonight and foolishly ordered a favourite - Irish Nachos to share. When tracking them the best I can (break... Read more
I had a great day yesterday. Hiking , eating right . Boy today did I blow it! No exercise and I ate everything in sight. I was so hungry all day . Now I just feel kinda sick and disapointed. I know tomorrow will be better. I hope... Read more
I'm trying to decide between an aeropilates reformer and the total gym. I seriously need to lose weight, increase metabolism, build muscle, etc., but mainly I WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT!! Please do not suggest walking because I can't do that or treadmill... Read more
Hi, I am new to Spark and haven't actually tracked food yet (day 2). Tomorrow we'll be visiting family, and there will be all sorts of food. Should I bring some healthy snacks? Should I eat something before I go? I love to snack. Any healthy food su... Read more
I walk every day and track my mileage on the fitness tracker. I noticed today that's I'd walked a total of 90 miles so far in 2012! So I used the map function to see where i might have ended up if I'd done it as one walk! I live in central New Jersey... Read more
Interested in the popular P90X program but not willing to shell out hundreds of dollars for the workout DVDs? Well you're in luck. Supreme 90 Day, a 10-DVD workout system that includes strengthening, cardio and abs workouts, is now available and... Read more
Contest closed. The winner is:KMKUCKCongratulations!Yoga, walking, and meditation are all great ways to rejuvenate the body, but sometimes it's fun to switch up your relaxation routine a bit. That's why we were so excited when we came across... Read more
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