According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S... Read more
During the 2008 Summer Olympics, we heard countless inspirational stories about the athletes who were there to compete. Every competitor was special and had an inspiring story of the determination, setbacks, and hard work that got them there. But I c... Read more
When you're injured, ice is like gold. In fact, it is an essential treatment for most sports injuries. It is one of the key ways to reduce the inflammation that occurs when you have some type of muscle tear, tendonitis, sprain or strain.
The... Read more
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
The poor potato. It really has gotten a bad rap.
A plentiful crop that's easy and inexpensive to produce, the potato has been a dietary staple across the globe for centuries. (Ireland, a country whose diet once relied almost entirely o... Read more
One of my SparkFriends has this on the left side of his page .... you know, where the streaks /trophies & so on are. His was for eating a healthy breakfast.
I want to know how to get one ~ anybody know?
Neon Ninja Marie... Read more
Best comfort food lunch. 6 oz mashed Yukon gold potatoes w/ splash of skim milk and 1/2 T butter, 4 oz chicken breast with thin sliced smoked provolone cheese melted and 1 cup roasted Brussels sprouts with garlic. 450 cals. Mmmmhmmmmm... Read more
This is a shot in the dark.
Has anyone got one of these treadmills and if so does the timer keep time. After 20 minutes the timer is 15 seconds slow and I wondered if they were all the same.
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41,199 steps in a week gets a silver medal.
May I as how earning the weekly fitness medals is decided?
I have seen a chart saying a person needs the equivalent of over 9000 steps a day to be moderately active. That would be 56,000 step... Read more
Show yourself some love every day. Loving yourself enough to treat yourself better WILL lead to better eating and better health. Yes, you DESERVE it. You NEED it. Go out and buy yourself some gold stars. Did you press your lips together instead... Read more
Dont think about anything but today. Getting through today is the goal. Not if I will lose 5 pounds this month or if I will fit into that dress I love. Concentrating on staying within my calorie limit and my exercise today. I will worry about tom... Read more
As many of us watched the 2008 Beijing Olympics from the safety and comfort of our homes, we witnessed several of the world’s top athletes succumb to injuries or deliver performances far from what the world expected. These athletes, many of whom sp... Read more
A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week. Dubai unveils golden reason to lose weightFor one month, the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates will reward residents who lose at least two kilograms (4.4 pounds) wi... Read more
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