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It's been a very stressful day. I didn't sleep well last night and had a sick child this morning. BUT, I did well on my food... Read more
When I was a kid, I played four-square on the playground and learned to eat three square meals a day. Now my meals are supposed to be shaped like a pyramid and I've heard I’m supposed to be eating them six times a day. Is anyone besides me... Read more
Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake.
7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed.
8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic.
2:30 p.m.:... Read more
Think you've seen it all when it comes to healthy breakfasts? Think again! If your mornings are filled with oatmeal and cold cereal because you're short on time, try some of these breakfast ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're... Read more
I don't tend to use this site very much as I'm normally quite motivated but these last few weeks I just feel terrible. I'm from the UK so I can't blame thanksgiving but my motivation has just gone out the window. I'm trying really hard t... Read more
New Month, New Challenge
I am starting a new challenge on Dec. 1st. I decided to do it for me. Basically, I am going to put $1 into a jar each time I complete a workout. I'm looking forward to see how much money accumulates by the end of the month!... Read more
Hi, my name is CJ. I am looking for a fitness partner to compete with. Someone that I can track progress with and help keep each other motivated. If interested, let me know.
I am 51, need to lose at least 30 lbs. and totally out of shape. :( I hav... Read more
I am looking for a text/email accountability buddy. I'm a single 33 year old woman who needs to lose 146 lbs. I know it's possible and I want to get going.... please message me if you can relate and want a buddy. :)... Read more
I have learned the lesson on how to break the routine and lose the weight in other word the infamous plateau.I exercise 3 times a day which include walk for 60-75 minutes and then in the afternoon cardio for 35-40 minutes.Decided to then the days I d... Read more
Have Better DaysFeel like all of the advice you hear tells you to do more? Eat more salad. Drink more water. But it's not just about doing more, it's about doing what you already do—like taking a walk or drinking coffee—... Read more
Protein supplementation is, and has been, all the rage in gyms across the globe for some time now, especially for those looking to build lean body mass. There is a misconception that if one increases his/her protein consumption he/she can build muscl... Read more
Can you guess what is on my mind? It seems over the last few weeks I have gotten away from concentrating on eating my protein first. This resulted in the scale staying in the same spot for almost a month. NOT COOL! Yesterday I refocused and plann... Read more
Since I injured my quadriceps in my left leg, Iíve been really focused on loading up on protein. I know that protein helps to rebuild the muscles, so Iíve been aiming for 85-90 grams/day. Prior to this, I was feeling pretty good about my protein in... Read more
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