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
When embarking upon any weight-loss or fitness journey, there are bound to be some speedbumps along the way. When those detours threaten to derail your progress, who better to turn to than the men and women who have already reached their long-term go... 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
We love to hear stories about our members reaching out to their communities, and the Syracuse Sparkers are no exception! A group of about 10 core SparkTeam members have been busy raising money for various charitable organizations, and their latest en... Read more
Am I the only person who notices that one person (always the same person) already has 16 HOURS of fitness minutes before 10 AM Central Daylight Time? Another person has 14 HOURS at the same time. I know that not everyone is in my time zones, but I fi... Read more
Today my workout on this app is saying I burned 236 calories and then another app for the same workout says I burned 1036 cal. That is a HUGE difference. And very annoying. Anyone else have this problem?... Read more
To balance the salt I've lost during the workout. My mom has hypertension too, so salt is not much being eaten in my house. I believe what should avoided is processed food because of the salt in it.... 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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