My first experience with this revolutionary indoor cycling activity seems like a distant memory. As I walked into the room, the lights were dimmed and candles were lit around the room. People all around me were wearing these tight black shorts an... Read more
I took a Spinning class for the first time after I moved away to college. I was active in sports throughout high school, and I knew that I wanted to stay strong and fit. Now it was up to me to do that on my own. I didn't know anything about Spinn... Read more
What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an... Read more
Some days, I am just in a mood. I don’t know what you call it, maybe stressed, bored, lonely, angry, sad, anxious, or tired. I call it "getting into a funk." When it happens, I have allowed my circumstances to dictate my attitude and... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great to be inside the mind of a health and fitness expert, even just for a little while? Now you can! Below, your favorite SparkPeople experts share the secrets of their healthy lifestyles. Just like you, they have to deal with... Read more
I am not going to overeat out of a need to be comforted or accepted. I am going to accept that rejection is not a reflection of me, but the one doing the rejecting, and that's a rotten shame because I'm freakin' awesome! ;) Woohoo!... Read more
The Spark Activity Tracker says you have to move 10 continuous minutes before they count it as a workout. How come this mornings it said I exercised 42 mins. but 0 workout min (and 0 out of 126 cal.) what gives?? Should I exercise at a higher speed?... Read more
I love morning workouts; however, sometimes I find myself tired and unmotivated to push myself to high intensity in the mornings. A few weeks ago I found out that my gym had 5:45 am spinning classes. I have started going every Mon, Wed, and Fri morni... 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
As long as I can remember, I was into fitness. I was an active child, athletic and competitive, always trying new sports. Even as a teenager, I loved lifting weights, trying challenging workouts and pushing myself physically. I remember when I was ab... Read more
So, last Monday, I tried a spin class for the first time ever.
I'd been wanting to go to one for a long time, but I don't have a gym membership and with my finances in their current state, getting one wouldn't be wise. But around Chris... Read more
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