Getting fit can be a pricey endeavor. From having the proper footwear to the right sweat-wicking apparel to the gadgets, gizmos and equipment that promise to help get you to your fittest and healthiest, you can spend a small fortune on working out. B... Read more
Linda came rushing in, 20 minutes late for our training appointment, extremely apologetic. When she was ready to leave her home, with plenty of time to arrive promptly, she realized her sneakers were not in her gym bag. After searching frantica... Read more
SparkPeople member WALKWITME started out at 210 pounds, walking two to three miles at a time. Now her weight is down to 153 pounds (less than 20 pounds away from her ultimate goal) and her mileage is up—sometimes to 10 miles per day! Find out h... Read more
The relationship between exercise and gastro esophageal reflux disorder (GERD) is a tricky one. For some people, moderate exercise can help reduce GERD symptoms and benefit the body in countless other ways too. In a 2004 study in the gastroenterology... Read more
Everyone has an idea in their head when it comes to looking their fittest and healthiest. For some, it's fitting perfectly into a certain outfit, or walking on the beach in a bikini with total confidence. For others, it may mean seeing a defined... Read more
I have managed to lose almost all of the pounds I wanted to lose, but being a pear-shaped lady, my upper body is clearly thinner and what's worse, my boobs look empty now (being over 40 doesn't help either, I guess). I know I cannot... Read more
Hope everyone is having a great day . I was wondering if I could get some suggestions on toning and losing weight cardio ...
History ; I have joint issues and muscle issues therefore I cannot do anything high impact so no juming or jog... Read more
Hi. I've lost 70ish pounds so far. Sizes keep getting smaller & inches keep dropping. But can I do with my body what the younger crowd can do through diet & exercise? I'm 46 and really need to tone up & slim down certain areas. My muffin top & lower... Read more
Hi everyone! I'm new here and I'd like to get some feedback on what I'm doing to try and lose 50 pounds. The week before Christmas I bought a used NordicTrack Freestrider. I hate going to the gym but love this machine so since Christmas I have be... Read more
We can never have too many shoes, right? The folks at New Balance want to make sure one lucky reader has some sweet new sneakers for fall. They're giving away one pair of the new 410 sneakers, which are lightweight and stylish.
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Having been a member of the running community for over five years now, I have seen a number of new footwear trends picking up speed. Last month the American College of Sports Medicine released its top five footwear trends for 2011. Everything from b... Read more
I picked up a pair of Avia Motion shoes, which are similar to Sketchers shape ups, about a week ago. One of my mothers doctors had recommended she get a pair, not sure if it was her Rheumatologist or Orthopedist, but being that her doc suggested she... Read more
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