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Swimming Vs Running Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Swimming Vs Running.

5 Fun Ways to Dive In to Aquatic Exercise

The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or...  Read more

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

Can You 'Cheat' on Your Diet and Still Lose Weight?

"Cheating" is the act of deceiving others or being dishonest. The word conjures up images of copying someone else's answers during an exam, fudging your taxes, or counting cards.  Needless to say, these are not positive activities....  Read more

Smarter Ways to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

If you’re watching your calorie intake, the most problematic part of your anatomy may be your sweet tooth. Our bodies are hard-wired for an attraction to sweet foods since sweetness signals that we’re taking in the calories (energy) neede...  Read more

7 Things Your Salad Says about You

Many people choose to eat salads because they’re healthy, filling and simple to make. But there’s more to salad selection than what meets the eye; if you think about it, you can tell a lot about a person by the type of salad they choose!...  Read more

Swimming!
Updated 7/28/2014 11:02:08 AM

I am interested in using swimming as my weightloss exercise... Has anyone had any success with swimming & weight loss? If so what was your workout routine! I know swimming is a great exercise for weight loss & has no impact on joints! Any input would...  Read more

Swimming: Question for an SP Coach, please!
Updated 7/23/2014 2:11:50 PM

I'm 53, 5' 3" and 261 lbs. I've been going about 4X per week to a heated pool. I swim, tread water, water-walk / jog, etc. Usually about 90 minutes each time. I've had someone tell me that I'm "over-doing" the swim time. I wonder...  Read more

Why do all these cats run from me?
Updated 7/23/2014 3:48:46 PM

When all I want to do is stroke them and be friends! I really mean them no harm! Honest! I only have a few feline friends that allow me to stroke them! I wish they could sense how much I love them and stop running!...  Read more

Net Calories vs Caloric Intake
Updated 7/18/2014 9:17:24 PM

I just started tracking my caloric intake so I was wondering if someone could help me out with this confusion. I don't want to ruin my body to lose weight and I know that women are supposed to consume a minimum of 1200 calories to avoid starvation mo...  Read more

Running and weight loss
Updated 7/20/2014 1:16:07 PM

Hey all, I got back into running because I wanted an inexpensive way to exercise and lose weight. However, I have been reading several articles that talk about running can stall weight loss because your body gets used to the long distances and d...  Read more

Sign up for a Race

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

Goal N Rewards vs. resolutions

Goal N Rewards vs. resolutions...  Read more

Road Runners

This is for anyone currently running road races or wanting to as one of your goals....  Read more

What's Your Bone Health IQ?

Even if you didn't drink your milk or exercise as much as you should have when you were younger, you can still strengthen your frame. Take our quiz and learn the simple secrets to staying structurally sound.1.    Getting enough cal...  Read more

Food Showdown: Which Fish Sandwich is the Best Catch?

We're in the home stretch of the Lenten season, and the fish sandwich offerings are still swimming around in fast food restaurants across the country. Fish can be a great alternative to meat, but when it's breaded, fried, and slapped on a whi...  Read more