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
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
Many of us might say that being less active in the winter is the normal cycle of life. A less peppy mood may be typical in this season, but for some people, cold weather and lack of sunshine bring on more than the usual winter blahs. It can bring on... Read more
Whether it's the looming threat of black ice, the relentless wind pounding your lungs or the snow pelting your face, the winter months have a way of making outdoor exercise seem less than appealing. But if you're someone who meets chilly weat... Read more
After a quarter century of lacing up my shoes and hitting the pre-dawn road, I would never question that running has provided me with great health, great friends, incredible physical and mental strength, and a zest for life. However, during cold, dar... Read more
Day 4 of my new health plan. My back & arms are sore from working out and my feet/ankles hurt from taking a walk today. I've been sedentary for almost a year & I'm carrying around at least 80 lbs of excess body fat. Gotta push through it though.... Read more
Anyone have sleep issues after starting their journey? I gave up all my Diet Coke a few days before I started Sparkpeople. So it's not the caffeine. I've been watching my food and water. I just can't fall/stay asleep. I'm way more active then I was.... Read more
After gaining about 49lbs from a divorce, stressed, holidays and thyroids problems, I was not feeling health and was having low self esteem issues. The Dr. that is treading for my thyroid problem got me motivated to start loosing weight because of a... Read more
Every morning, I say thank you for being allowed to wake up each day. Every step I take on my morning walk is truly a blessing. Two years ago, I could not walk five feet without getting dizzy and nearly passing out. (Not really due to a weight issu... Read more
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
86% of Workers Obese or Have Other Health Issue from The Wall Street Journal10 Morning Workout Motivators from Woman's DayBurn Fat With Ballet from Health.comSpook Trick-or-Treaters With These Festive Treats from the Fit Stop8 Things Your Pet Sh... Read more
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