High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
You've just had your Disney-like moment. You ran your marathon – 26.2 miles of bliss (liar!). Or rather, you finished the race with a smile, four blisters, wobbly legs and a good time. You still remember the cheering fans as you came across... Read more
I recently discovered Tai Chi and really like it. I am older, out of shape, and the first day I started I felt so invigorated, and truly, I believe I felt my circulation kick into gear. A friend also gave me a book called a morning cup of Yoga. Ni... Read more
One of my new team members has asked how to go about getting a spark page -- and although I've searched the new member tutorials, the FAQs, and message boards, I haven't been able to find any instructions for that. And I can't actually remember what... Read more
It is mind boggling how many people don't see the instruction that is placed just above the Spark People's Café "Create a new topic button.
"General, fun discussion about a variety of topics. Please post one-word answer and game t... Read more
It is mind boggling how many people don't see the instruction that is placed just above the Spark People's Café "Create a new topic button. It says:
"General, fun discussion about a variety of topics. Please post one-word answer and game threads... Read more
I really enjoy the spring rolls at my Tai restaurant in the Windy City. I know it has Avocado and other great fresh ingredients. And I did learn that even though they bring TWO for each order; the correct serving for Spark is to only eat ONE (I sav... Read more
I have really stayed focus on this journey since I started Tai Chi. Now when I get a craving, I do tai chi for ten minutes before I react to the craving. Not only do I feel better, most times I am past the craving and don't need it.306... Read more
Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for all age groups, but current research has shown how it can be especially beneficial for older individuals. This graceful sequence of gentle, flowing movement combines physical... 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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