According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S... Read more
As you've probably figured out, winning at weight loss is about making long-lasting, life-altering change. Just like any sport or skill, you might start out a little rocky. Choosing healthy foods, trying different workouts, and finding the strate... Read more
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
Friendships seem to be front and center throughout childhood and early adulthood, but once careers get into full swing and families start to grow, female friendships often take a back seat to other priorities. Nurturing good friendships is hugely imp... Read more
When weight loss professionals discuss emotional eating, you hear a lot of talk about stimulus control, stress management techniques, and cognitive reframing. This is all well and good (and you’ll be hearing some of that here), but it doesn&rsq... Read more
Hate when I'm bored and I can't go walk. Right now it's driving my body to want food. It's a boredom eating habit. Thank goodness for some fruits!! Maybe that will help. Does anyone else deal with this?... Read more
So I joined SparkPeople about a week ago, and I've been doing a great job using the nutrition and fitness trackers. But if I want to lose the 40+ pounds anytime in the near future (hopefully this year!), then I know I have to do more exercise. Some... Read more
Tip: Ever get caught in rain/snow/sleet? Take a few small plastic sandwich bags when you go on your walk, hike, sporting event...great prevention for anyone of any age who might be at risk for a wet phone/pedometer from wet pockets!! Easier than ric... Read more
This game is perfect for days when you can't get out and walk or you don't feel well enough for a long walk. I have balance and fatigue issues that makes going for a walk by myself impossible. I can do this game anytime. This game offers something... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
Whenever you hear the word Thanksgiving, what is the first image you picture? The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade? Your guests sitting around the T.V. watching the football game? For many of us, it is a time for family and friends to sit around a fest... Read more
Thanksgiving is a time to follow family traditions, from baking Grandma's classic pie recipe to watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. Unfortunately though, those traditions often revolve a lot around food--and not at all around being a... Read more
Walking games are a great way to sneak extra activity to your day. It is also a fun way to increase the number of steps you take for those of you that wear pedometers. I started playing walking games when I was wearing my pedometer. Even though I hav... Read more
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