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Winter Health And Safety Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Winter Health And Safety.

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Winter Workout Safety Tips

Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w...  Read more

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

Try a New Sport this Freezin' Season

The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice...  Read more

Busting the 10 Biggest Cold & Flu Myths

Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in...  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

I'm new to this whole health thing... Never really
Updated 1/20/2015 9:19:02 PM

I'm new to this whole health thing... Never really looked into it growing up, I never had a problem. Then I hit 20 and noticed my body feeling different and now at 23 I'm a TWICE as big as I was at 20. I don't know where to begin. How do eat healthy?...  Read more

Fitness and Health Motivation
Updated 1/19/2015 12:15:24 PM

Fitness and Health Motivation...  Read more

Tea...I love drinking hot tea on cold winter evein
Updated 1/16/2015 1:17:00 PM

Tea...I love drinking hot tea on cold winter eveings! I'm drinking decaf chocolate hazelnut black tea with Splenda and half & half. It keeps me from snacking and is a comforting and yummy way to get my water in. Anyone else? 🍵...  Read more

Winter - ugh!
Updated 1/15/2015 5:40:29 PM

Well, it's been two weeks of Arctic vortex and ice all over the place so walking is treacherous. I saw one "brave soul" the other day trying to run in wind chill -12 degrees - her face was beet red and the word "nut" came to mind. I can't wait unti...  Read more

Winter work out suggestions beyond spark suggestio
Updated 1/6/2015 10:56:33 PM

Winter work out suggestions beyond spark suggestions...  Read more

Early Morning Exercise

Meet group to walk/jog Monday-Friday @ 5:45 in the MORNING! It is a great way to start the day & get cardio. Love the rosy cheeks I get! Am up to 4 miles & it feels great!312...  Read more

Let Go of the machine!

If you find yourself hanging on to the cardio machines at the gym for dear life, turn the machine down a bit and LET GO! Don't let the machine help you along the way. You will burn more calories going slower by yourself than faster, using the bars fo...  Read more

Spark Utah The Official Team

A place where those in Utah can share triumphs, challenges, and their personal journey to health....  Read more

Stick-With-It Winter Workout Tips

When the temperature drops, so can your motivation to get outside and get moving.  So how do you resist the temptation to stay curled up under a blanket until spring arrives?  According to a poll of SparkPeople.com members, 76% of exerciser...  Read more

13 Cold Weather Exercise Tips

With much of the country experiencing unseasonably colder temperatures, as well as snow and ice this winter, these conditions can make it more of a challenge to hit the trails to get in your daily run in, especially when it would be so much easier...  Read more