If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
What is a Cool Down?
A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise.
The... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d... 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
I am 43 woman...I'm looking for 30-100 sparkbuddies to motivate me and I motivate my buddies....lol If anyone else happens to live in North dallas I also would like workout buddies as well. My goal is to lose 50lbs.... Read more
I am doing this for weight loss and more importantly for my health. I had another check-up yesterday and heard some great news: bad cholesterol is now normal, good cholesterol is up, bp is down, triglycerides cut in half!... Read more
I am 55. I want to lose 100lbs. i want to find a buddy with the same goal. And around my age. i have been on countless diets. I feel now i have an understand of my eating habits. I have commited to a new healthty lifestyle. I am ready. Are you ready?... Read more
Hi! I am a 28 year old teacher who is 7 months pregnant with her first child. I am looking for a buddy to keep me accountable for working out and eating healthy. My pregnancy is going great so far and I am experiencing a healthy level of weight gain.... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... 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
I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev... Read more
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