My closet used to be divided into three sections: clothes that fit when I was 20 pounds heavier; clothes that fit when I was thin but miserable (from my “never-eat-anything-fun” phase); and clothes I could wear at that moment.
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A treadmill can seem scary to the beginner. They're big and bulky, make a lot of noise and have tons of buttons and moving parts. But I'm about to let you in on a secret: They're really not that scary. In fact, with just a few hints, the... Read more
Bogus exercise equipment and nutrition scams have been assaulting us for about as long as anyone can remember. According to author Dr. James Harvey Young, the scams date back as early as 1630. That was the year Nicholas Knopp of Massachusetts Bay was... Read more
When it comes to running (and walking), you have two types of people: those who adore the outdoors and those who would rather have their try at the treadmill. I've heard countless reasons from each type of runner on exactly why they choose to run... Read more
Judi (TIME4JUDI) is long-time SparkPeople member with multiple sclerosis (MS). By walking indoors with the help of walking DVDs, she lost 60 pounds in seven months! Now she shares her advice and tips with others who want to walk off the weight withou... Read more
My current one uses differently pitched tones to signal the end of each segment: "low" - "low" - "low" - "high" for 3, 2, 1, 0. Start of next segment is a little "shaky double-beep" like what you hear for a phone ringing tone when you call someone.... Read more
I was introduced to Leslie Sansone walking DVDs right after I joined SparkPeople. I find that she is entertaining, and a 2-mile walk flys by! I have to credit a good portion of my success in sticking with the exercise to these workouts.... Read more
Trim Your Top HalfVisually pare arms and chest with these upside tips: Live in V-necks -- camis, tees, cardigans, anything and everything. The downward diamond shape elongates you. Just be sure to stop short of major cleavage; it looks tacky at any... Read more
I must admit that life around the SparkPeople/dailySpark offices is usually pretty good. But life just got better: We recently heard some great news here at the dailySpark! For the third straight year, the readers of BusinessWeek.com have chosen Spa... Read more
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