Whether it's a popular new DVD or the latest at-home workout machine, people spend lots of money on fitness gadgets each year. Which ones do the SparkPeople Experts swear by--and actually use? Read on to find out!
Chris Downie, Motivation ex... Read more
Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
As a parent, your days are probably pretty stressful. You get the older kids off to school, run errands, keep the household running smoothly, and maintain your career. At the end of a hard day, you just want to relax and spend some quality time with... Read more
Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
I'm in a weight-loss contest at work, we weigh in Monday and Thursday mornings around 730-8am at work. Other than the obvious tips like, after going to the bathroom and before eating/drinking, etc. What other tips and tricks do you use to get the low... Read more
I've been travelling the last month. When I logged in today to resume recording strength training, I cannot find the "old" page. Has the system changed recently? How can I find and log individual strength exercises like crunches on the ball or dum... Read more
I got all the way to the gym after work yesterday and realized I managed to bring only one running shoe. Thus, I ended up with an unplanned rest day. And I was all proud of myself for remembering to pack socks...
Any silly/embarrassing gym or wo... Read more
You can't be everything to everyone; you'll be nothing to yourself. We often own failure, based on how others judge and value us. Don't fall into that trap!No matter how much you give or do, it will never be enough. Give and share what you can, menta... Read more
Ive recently returned to college and this site and I've been tired and unmotivated lately. I've noticed that by forcing myself to just get my workout clothes on when I know I have an hour until my roommate comes back, I become more energized and will... Read more
If you haven't been in a gym recently you may be surprised to see trainers and fitness enthusiasts incorporating many new gadgets into their workout routines to help keep their training fresh and challenging. Having covered kettlebells, BOSU trai... Read more
I can't remember how I first heard about the TRX suspension trainer, but this portable piece of workout equipment caught my eye a few years ago. I continued to see it make appearances on shows like "The Biggest Loser" and in my fitness magazines, so... Read more
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