Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
Snacking throughout the day can be a good strategy to help avoid overeating at meal time. When the munchies hit, it's important to have healthy options available. So what do you choose? The employees of SparkPeople like to eat healthy, too, and s... Read more
Kettlebells were practically unheard of in North America until recently, but now exercising with a bowling-ball-shaped weight with a handle is the newest fitness trend. Used by fitness enthusiasts, collegiate athletes, and pro sports teams alike, mor... Read more
Although everyone's preferences differ, it's nice to have some staple foods on hand to make quick and tasty dishes that are good for you, too. So what do the experts behind SparkPeople.com keep in their own refrigerators? See what they stock... Read more
Vacation season is just around the corner. For most of us, that means no work and no distractions—just lots of time to have fun without worrying about what’s waiting for you back at the office. But taking the same old trip to the beach ev... Read more
I do Crossfit on average 3/week. I just started using this site, so not sure how to count the exercises. We do so many it's too cumbersome to individually list everything each time I go. I was thinking an average of 300 calories is burned for the hou... Read more
I'm interested in joining Crossfit, but a quick Google search turned up 10 different Crossfir boxes within 20 minutes of my house. How in the world do I choose which one to join? Obviously I prefer the box with the most knowledgeable trainers, but be... Read more
I used to be EXTREMELY active, but have 90 pounds to lose after a pregnancy and baby and haven't been active for almost 3 years. I began walking 2 weeks ago and find I can get a little winded if I talk alot while walking. Should I stick to walking an... Read more
Seen the movie Fight Club? The first rule of Fight Club, we don't talk about fight club. Kinda feels like that might be the only way to keep some friends when it comes to crossfit. I started at a box near me a few weeks ago and I'm completely LOVI... Read more
It helps to breakdown fats and proteins, which helps in normal functioning of the nervous system, good for everyone with stress. A particular potential benefit of vitamin B supplements for diabetics is mainly its ability to lower blood levels of hom... Read more
First note: This is not listed under Healthy Eating because not ALL the foods listed are as healthy,but they have HELPED ME get my chocolate "fix" at around 150 calories or less. Here they are: Dreyer's Frozen Yogurt Blends-Choc.Fudge Brownie-1/2 cup... Read more
We live in the Lehigh Valley (Allentown Bethlehem Easton area) N E Pennsylvania. We all have one common goal -- to get healthy and lose some weight the SparkPeople way. Come on join our team!... Read more
During the last few years, ultra-intense workouts have been gaining popularity—and not just among athletes or hardcore exercisers who are gluttons for self-punishment. Even the relatively unfit and overweight are jumping at the chance to push t... Read more
"Let's try this," the email from my roommate said. Attached was a Groupon deal that was certainly intriguing -- 20 CrossFit classes for $20 at a studio quite close to where I live. And considering I'd been interested in trying Cross... Read more
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