You probably already know why you want to work out, whether it's to lose weight, build muscle or live a longer, healthier life. But the how might be a little harder to pinpoint. If you're not sure where to start, or if you've stalled... Read more
In this video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular Community Resources. Learn how to find and use SparkPages, SparkTeams, and Message Boards.
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In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Nutrition Tracker. Learn how to find your free, customized Food Tracker and Meal Plans, how to turn your meal plans off and on, how to add food, how to track calories and other nutrients, and... Read more
In addition to storing your fruits and veggies properly, it's good to know approximately how long the fresh stuff will last. Plan your trip to the grocery or farmer's market accordingly so that your foods are at the peak of freshness when you... Read more
Whether you’re reading this because you’ve reached your goal weight or because you’re getting close—congratulations on your success! Now you’re ready to make the shift from weight loss to weight maintenance, but wonderin... Read more
There, you will see that we are largely using hashtags to create forums/groups/SparkTeams around many topics (this is a starting list). Prior to this, the app had 1 board and hundreds of thousands of posts, so posts would quickly get buried.... Read more
Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff... Read more
Dave Ellis has an encyclopedic knowledge of nutrition and possesses an uncanny ability to distill complicated scientific information into succinct, sound advice for the rest of us. For 27 years, Ellis, a registered dietitian and Certified Strength &... Read more
So I decided to cheat a little on trying to develop some muscle back after losing all the weight. I'm trying out creatine as a way to help develop my muscle strength a little quicker. First off, I have to buy some, which isn't particularly hard, it... Read more
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