The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
Swimsuit season is just around the corner. Are you beach ready?
SparkPeople can help! We created the Sweatsuit to Swimsuit Bootcamp Challenge to motivate and inspire you to reach tone up and drop pounds in time for summer. We call it “Boo... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
I’m not going to sugarcoat things here, or tell you that starting and sticking to an effective exercise plan will be easy or fun. The fact is that if you’re very overweight and out of shape, you’re likely going to face some obstacle... Read more
Pool parties, beachfront vacations, and water park adventures…ahhh the joys of summer are almost upon us! To celebrate the causal, relaxed pace of the season, SparkPeople is happy and excited to introduce The Bikini Diet, a fun and simple way... Read more
So my fluid intake for years as been soda with occasional koolaid or sweet tea mixed in for variety. Well I'm 65 pounds overweight and have ADD so I know the best thing to do isbdrink water. I've been drinking 64 ounces of water for the last few days... Read more
I use my medicine to remind me to drink water. With my morning medication I usually drink 2 to 3 glass of water and in the afternoon is the same. That is 6 glass of water and a couple of more, than, I have my 8 glass. When I physically active like r... Read more
Sometimes, I just get bored with good old, good-for-you H20. On the other hand, a cup of unsweetened herbal tea -- I like mint and citrusy varieties -- is a nice change from the same old. Good luck and good sparking to you all!
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my assignment today was to share "sneaky ways to get in water." Since I enjoy water, I don't sneak it in. I drink water with every meal, whether I eat in our out. When dining out I ask for lemon with my water. I try to keep those tea or crystal l... Read more
Three summers ago, I ventured into the world of water aerobics. This was one class I was certain I could do well in and if not, no one would notice or so I thought. Never having had the grace or the agility to feel comfortable in a step aerobics clas... Read more
One of my favorite activities, aside from running, is water aerobics. Some gyms refer to these classes as Aqua-Exercises, Hydro-Workouts or Aquatic Exercises. If you have never taken a water aerobics class, I highly encourage you to do so. Not only w... Read more
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