The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.
Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise.
Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition... Read more
Visual images hold amazing power. We can all still “see” the Challenger disaster, the flag rising over Iwo Jima, even our own high school yearbook pictures. The images are still with us today. And so are the emotions that go with them... Read more
According to intelligence studies, the tendency to set goals is the #1 determiner of success. Whether you want to run a mile or cure cancer, goals give you direction and a game plan for success. You’ve already set a goal to start living healthi... Read more
Smiling happens without much thought. When you're amused, such as your little brother's unsuccessful attempt to find your diary, you smirk. When an exam gets pushed back a day, you grin. When you are recognized for your top performance in spo... Read more
Entertainment makes life, well, entertaining. Unfortunately, it's usually one of those "extras" that get eliminated from the budget when times get a bit tough. When you're watching your wallet, nights out on the town are out, but that... Read more
Hi everyone! My name is Rachel. I used to be a member of sparkpeople years ago. It's been so long I can't even remember my username. Anyway, I'm 33 and have been married for 11 years. I have three kids. My daughter is 7, my oldest son will be 5... Read more
I know this is not an ideal time to start right before Thanksgiving and Christmas.... but I really need to buckle down now. I'm tired of waking up in the morning ready to "be good" and then by nighttime I have blown it by eating everything in sight.... Read more
I've been on a month long "vacation". It's turning into something I'm losing control of, and I'm getting scared I will fall into my old lifestyle and habits.
What are your best tips to stop a slide, re-find your motivation, and get back on track... Read more
I have been a member for a while and have "fallen off truck" so to speak. I really need to get back into being health again. I am also a type 2 diabetic and would like to meet other type 2's out there so we can be each others cheering squad. It's no... Read more
When I have food cravings I take a moment to think through the process of eating it right through to how I'll feel afterwards, e.g.:- the guilt I'll feel about getting off-track- the displeasure at having to log it into my food journal and seeing my... Read more
I'll admit it: I'm a snacker. For as long as I can remember, I'm someone who doesn't go more than a few hours without eating. I can't imagine eating breakfast at 6 a.m., and then waiting until 11 or 12 to eat again. I think my body would go into... Read more
This is the time of year when well-intentioned New Year's resolutions start to get tough, and many of us begin falling back into old habits. One reason for this could be unrealistic expectations. You've been working out and eating right for over a... Read more
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