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Winter Health Advice Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Winter Health Advice.

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Winter

Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price...  Read more

5 Secrets to Winter Health and Energy

My monthly weight loss support group sat around looking rather dismal at the first meeting following an unexpected autumn snowstorm.  Winter was arriving sooner than anticipated, and my group voiced worrying thoughts about how they'd st...  Read more

''How I Found My Inner Spark''

I will never forget my first New England winter. Despite stories of the relentless snow storms and unbearably icy winds, it came to represent an unforgettable time in my life. Not the most confident person then, I was surprised to find an inner stren...  Read more

8 Ways to Ward Off Winter Weight Gain

Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try...  Read more

Weightloss/scale advice
Updated 7/14/2014 2:31:44 PM

I have been going at my new healthy lifestyle since June 9th so not a long time. I notice One week I would lose anywhere 1.5 to 2.5 pounds then the next week nothing. I don't gain or anything. I notice when I pick up my workout and add something new...  Read more

Meal Plan advice
Updated 7/14/2014 9:32:19 AM

I am on a diabetic meal plan. The calorie goal is between 1500-1904 per day. I plan meals in advanced yet I change my mind whenever I plan my meals. I tend to change my mind often and I end up eating more than I plan to. I need help with this. Wh...  Read more

Low calorie alcohol advice
Updated 7/10/2014 12:07:52 AM

I entered a drawing at a local bar for a Free Happy Hour so from 9 pm - 12 am I receive free drinks as well as free entry into the bar. It's a fun hangout spot for young people with lots of dancing, food, and, of course, alcohol. I won the drawing! H...  Read more

advice from sparkers in New Zealand and Australia?
Updated 7/8/2014 7:31:56 PM

I'm taking a 3 week trip to NZ and Australia in August and am seeking advice about how to keep going on my weight loss "journey." Is oatmeal widely available in cafes, etc. for breakfast? Is it acceptable to eat half of portion of meat or fish at a...  Read more

Need advice for first half marathon
Updated 7/23/2014 2:26:09 PM

Hey everyone! I am currently beginning my training for my first half marathon. Right now I can only run a mile without stopping but I found a great training schedule online that takes you from couch potato to half marathon runner in about 14 weeks. I...  Read more

Don't be a girl when it comes to weight loss!

I am a girl but when it comes to getting advice about exercise and diets I look at men's magazines. Women's weight loss magazines are ok but the men's mags are a bit more intense and different! Try it out! I get Men's Health, you get so much more adv...  Read more

The Heat is On

It's warm to walk, but I still do it. No stale time for me!...  Read more

Multisport - Triathletes, Duathletes, and more!

Anything triathlon! There are lots of great members in this group ranging from thinking about a triathlon to Ironman finisher. Anyone is welcome to stop by and ask questions and/or offer advice....  Read more

Special SparkPeople Issue of 'All You' Magazine Out Now

Everyone at SparkPeople has been eager to share some big news for months now, but we had to wait until the time was right. That time has finally come!For the last several months, we've been working closely with the writers and editors at All You...  Read more

Winter-Proof Your Skin: Our Winter Skincare Guide

Winter can do damage to even those with usually great skin. Get soft, smooth skin all winter with this personalized winter skincare plan. Stay Soft All OverTry these smooth moves to have soft skin all over.  Buff before bathing....  Read more