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
Day 4. I am not overweight at 139 pounds and 5'5". But I want to fit into my UK size 10 skinny jeans again. I am getting some joint problems and feel tired all the time, not fun for 41. I used to practice hatha yoga regularly and enjoy juggling.... Read more
Hi everyone! Oh boy,it has been a while. I am not sure what triggered it but I am on a new lease on life. I started personal training sessions Sunday and man am I out of shape. I decided in order to really be a healthy me I need to eat better too.... 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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