So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness.
I was just about to congratulate myself... Read more
If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r... Read more
One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a... Read more
If you're trying to lighten your caloric load or lose weight, are you destined to days of tasteless cookies, or—worse—a life without sweets and treats?
Of course not! There are plenty of ways you can substitute lower-calorie ingr... Read more
While training one of my clients, we had a conversation that left me thinking for days. Elaine has been exercising with me for over 10 years, is in her seventies, and truly one of my role models. Her high energy, devotion to staying fit and healthy,... Read more
I am new to Spark, so far its treating me good. I have horrible eating habits, and cannot find the energy to burn any more calories than what i do by working or cleaning. I am so lost and need help. I need ideas and motivating ways to get it together... Read more
New 2 this. I am at my biggest my whole life at 28 years old 5'5 and 190lbs. Was told by a friend I have 2 burn more calories than I eat a day 2 loose any weight? Is this true? I'm doing Cize for 30-40mins a day & dieting. #weightloss #help #exercise... Read more
As I said on the fitness area, i haven't done Spark People since 2012. I would like to get back to doing it again, but I don't know.
I weigh about or a little over 240 lbs and I'm about 5'11 for starters.
I don't really have much of a diet... Read more
I have tried diet plans A-Z, trust me I have... I probably have most diet books written, But, I finally found the perfect one for me. It has taken years, but, it is all of the foods I love and I am finally losing weight again! I am soooo excited!!!... Read more
Plan out your diet a few days at a time. It helps you make sure you have healthy choices in your home if you stick to your plan when you go grocery shopping. If you have a sweet tooth, be realistic, plan for it with the best healthy option that you... Read more
Fibromyalgia is an often painful and lonely experience; and we hope that having friends makes things a little easier and life seem a little better. Please join us in encouraging one another... Read more
It’s the time of the year again here in America when we all take a few moments to reflect on the things that make us thankful. Rather than rehash the usual categories of family, friends and health, I’m going to take a quick look at the se... Read more
As another year comes to an end and a new one begins, many of us, me included, will set aside time to re-evaluate the events in our life and prepare the way for the events of 2009. While I have never been one to make yearly resolutions, I do like to... Read more
Here's the scoop on my 240 weigh in--these last five pounds were probably completely due to an attack of acute pancreatitis that put me in the hospital last Sunday. I was in incredible pain, flat on my back for 5 long days and 4 nights--NPO for the... Read more
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