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
I curiously weighed myself on my Wii balance board, then on a digital WW scale. FOUR pound difference. I doubt the accuracy of the B., it's made about six moves with me & is old (and gave a bigger number!). I don't know which weight is accurate!... Read more
I'm going to miss it, as it has been on there so long.
There was a time I thought it would be impossible.
But everyday - it would flash at me:
"I'm going to get a job"
For some that might be easy, but I needed to gain confidence and... Read more
You know what would really be helpful?
If the original message of a Topic was kept at the top of all the other responses. Still have the most recent response at the top, but just under the original. That way, folks would be more apt to respo... 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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