You’re on day five of your friendly squat competition with your coworkers, feeling good. You start the day's round, but suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your lower back. Something is not right. What are you doing wrong?
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TV can be educational. After all, I outlined eight great lessons you can take from NBC’s hit television show, "The Biggest Loser" and apply to your own healthy lifestyle program. I said it then and I'll say it again: I am a big fa... Read more
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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Going to the movies can be an enjoyable experience, but it can provide a host of temptations for anyone trying to lose weight or eat healthier. As soon as you walk in the door, you're hit with the smells and sights of delicious goodies--buttery p... Read more
You already know how personal trainers help you reach your goals and push you to the next level, whether you're a beginner or a seasoned exerciser. You probably also know a little about how to choose the right trainer with the proper qualificatio... Read more
I am struggling not to snack all night long. I did great on my meals today and don't want to blow it. After I take my ambien, I tend to zone out and eat massive amounts of food. Suggestions on how to not eat all night? I do have to take the ambien...... Read more
I am 5'5" and 192 lbs- ready to focus on my weight. I track calories, I workout 1-2 hours a day with both strength training & cardio, I could improve my water intake (about 40 oz a day) &my sleep (5-6 hours a night. Other ideas welcome. #needadvice... Read more
I am a personal trainer and a weight management consultant, and the biggest problem I run into is when people begin a weight loss effort they start reading and watching everything they can find about it. There is a sea of miss information out there.... Read more
The Benefits of a Personal TrainerToo Busy to Work Out?If you're having a hard time getting motivated at the health club, or just don't feel like you're getting enough out of your exercise routine, consider hiring a personal trainer. More than just a... Read more
Getting back into shape after baby. Is it really as easy as many celebrities make it sound? Heidi Klum did the Victoria's Secret fashion show just a few months after the birth of her third child. Denise Richards posed for Playboy when her daughter... Read more
When Stepfanie recently told me and then subsequently blogged about a bad experience she had with a personal trainer, I wasn't surprised. I know a bit about what goes on in gyms where the line between trainer and salesperson is a fine one. What s... Read more
So I just got done doing Cize with my son. Needless to say, Cize totally kicked my butt after 10 minutes (I wound up maybe doing a total of 15-16 minutes of it total lol) However, I watched my son doing it too and he loved it. He kept telling me, whe... Read more
I recently joined a gym and of course with each membership they try to convince you that you need personal training to reach your goals. I have nothing against personal training as I have used them in the past. I agree that the personal trainer will... Read more
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