Have you thought about how great it would be to include your family in your pursuit to exercise more regularly? Family exercise will improve the health of your loved ones, make exercise more fun, and at the same time develop stronger connections betw... Read more
Sports fans around the world become glued to their TV sets during certain times of year. They cheer on their teams and live vicariously through amazing athletes who are playing their hearts out in games, tournaments and playoffs.
But do you ever... Read more
You’ve tried every reward you can think of to keep yourself motivated. You’ve coaxed yourself with new clothes, rewarded yourself with nights out or days off, even promised yourself a new CD if you would (please, please, please) just... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? Now you can! Below, your favorite SparkPeople experts share the secrets of their healthy lifestyles. Just like you, they have to deal with... Read more
i can not get the weight off, but I'm doing everything I should: go to the gym two days, off one, etc.; elliptical, weights, treadmill, calorie intake 1300. It's driving me crazy and getting very frustrated. Any suggestions?... Read more
why am I not losing weight.....I burn off 926 calories with walking and elliptical every day faithfully and my calorie intake is never less than 1000 and no more than 1200 per day. HELP!!!!... Read more
Typically, my "hard workouts" are weightlifting and HIIT, so "slow days" would be walking a couple of miles or doing some yoga. Something not super-difficult or high intensity, but still keeps me moving.... Read more
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Is anyone here an LPN? I'm planning on starting classes soon, and just wanted to know if anyone could give me some insight/advise. I am pretty scared, worried that I'm not going to be able to keep up.... Read more
I just broke my ankle from volleyball on Monday (someone landed on my foot)....Now, i'm out from playing any volleyball for a few months (I was in 3 leagues) and from working-out..But I am still diligent with what I eat and I am still using my food j... Read more
Make sure you ENJOY your exercise of choice. If you like to dance, then dance. If you enjoy playing volleyball, then play volleyball. Whatever it is that you chose, just have fun with it. After all this is something you'll do for the rest of your... Read more
Days get shorter, temperatures dip, and the leaves fall from the trees. Fall brings many changes, but that doesn't mean your workouts have to suffer. Instead of letting these autumnal changes bring upon excuses for exercising, look for the opport... Read more
As I get closer and closer to sending my children out into the world on their own, I realize how much of their foundation will be carried with them when they go. As we talk about different topics, I am quickly reminded of how my foundation is still c... Read more
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