What is with all the weird looking toys you see in the gyms, sporting goods stores, and fitness magazines today? We see funny looking things like a cut-in-half stability ball called a BOSU. There are the small circular "pillow discs" that a... Read more
In this video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular Community Resources. Learn how to find and use SparkPages, SparkTeams, and Message Boards.
Help us Spread the Spark by sending this video to y... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
You wake up to your husband preparing a platter of fruit and a slice of whole wheat toast for breakfast. Your wife always has a healthy dinner—lean protein and fresh veggies—ready at 6 o’clock. Your co-workers have teamed... Read more
Did you know that SparkPeople members who post on the Community Message Boards are more likely to lose weight than those who do not? In fact, in a recent survey, message board users lost more weight and stayed with the program longer than no... Read more
Hi ! I am new to Spark People. I am anxious to start losing the weight that I gained last Fall.
Wanted to say Hi! Hope that I can lose weight so I can feel better ! Ihave a difficult time resisting sweets and junk foods. Any advice /help would be g... Read more
I love Sparkpeople. I lost 87 pounds, but put most of it back. Now I'm starting again and hoping using the community features will help. This is all new to me. I'm not sure what I'm doing, but I'm giving it a try.... Read more
Okay, so here I am on the message board, something I thought I would never need to do. I have been counseled by Jumpstartmd and prior to that HMR over the past two years. I started out a whopping 244 and now weigh 167.2 but have also been down to 16... Read more
Hello to all you Spark Slimmers,
I just want to introduce myself and say for the past 2 weeks I have been filling in my nutrition and exercise page in, which has been helping me.
I am being quite strict on myself for the month of January beca... Read more
Okay, I don't literally write on the wall. However, I do write my weight weekly on the mirror of my bathroom as well as a monthly waist and "gut" measurements. Since the bathroom is where I begin my day, it is a good reminder of the progress made a... Read more
I was first introduced to balance exercises by my running coach when I developed a minor ankle injury a few years ago. However, before I even began using the balance board my coach had me do series of progressive balance exercises initially using on... Read more
Editor's Note: We've asked SparkPeople member MOSTMOM1 to share her favorite fun fitness tools. Read on for gadgets that will turn any workout into playtime! My husband calls me the Pied Piper of Fun. He rolls his eyes when he says this, bu... Read more
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