I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis... Read more
Consistency, so important to the SparkPeople System, is something our society often overlooks. People are so focused on wanting things now that they aren't willing to spend the time consistently doing small things over time. This attitude results... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
We all know how great a good night's rest feels. You wake up feeling refreshed, energized and ready to tackle your day. Unfortunately, this rested feeling is the exception and not the norm for many who live busy lives in the modern world, and it&... Read more
We all know that for optimum heart health we need to eat a healthy diet, exercise and not smoke. But did you know that the little things you do every day can have a big impact on the most important muscle in your body?
We put together a list of... Read more
didnt walk home this morning from work cause it looked like rain. when I get to train station Im going to walk up and down stairs and then do laps til my train comes. Definitely have gotten hooked on getting my steps in every day.... Read more
KGIRL1977, I was unable to add you cause it says the user doesn't have a public page...feel free to add me if you aren't comfortable making your page public so I can add you...best wishes on your journey! :)... Read more
question: I am on a med that causes weight gain. I have physician approval for mild exercise, I have been trying to use my gazelle a few days a week.
need pointers for diet with food allergies and sensitivity... Read more
This week has been cold which causes me to question, how do you motivate yourself to exercise outdoors in cold and nasty weather? Winter is a few months away, but it is my epic fail time of the year and feel like I am starting over every spring.... Read more
Blood vessels become narrowed from fat , excessive consumption of white flour and white sugar. Over eating, obesity, diabetes is a proven major cause of Atherosclerosis.Arterial blockage causes stroke and heart attack. Eliminate Sugar, salt, refined... Read more
Dr. Agatstonsays " too much inflammation may cause plaque in the arteries to rupture, leading to a blood clot that could cause a heart attack or stroke. To prevent cardiovascular disease and minimize dangerous levels of inflammation in the body, the... Read more
America’s Healthiest Fast-Food Breakfasts from Health.com
Doctor faces worst fear: Saving wife's life from msnbc.com
Olive Oil Pasta with Walnuts, Lentils, and Red Peppers from Oh She Glows
Study Says Cholesterol Doesn't Cause Stroke from Di... Read more
Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine? Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes... Read more
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