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Winter Park Health Foundation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Winter Park Health Foundation.

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A Guide to Walking Meditation

The word "meditation" is likely to conjure up a mental image of a cross-legged person sitting still in a quiet, peaceful room. While this is the method of choice for many who meditate, others choose a more active route to mindfulness. It...  Read more

What to Wear When You Walk

Rain or shine, warm or cold, walking outside can be a year-round activity. But before you head out, you’ll want to make sure you are dressed for the elements. It can be a very uncomfortable walk if you don’t have on the right gear! Here a...  Read more

5 Savory Salad Ideas for Fall and Winter

During the hot summer months, we automatically add salads to our menu plans. A big bowl of crisp lettuce, cool cucumbers and sun-ripened tomatoes tossed lightly with an oil-and-vinegar dressing is always refreshing during the warmest time of the year...  Read more

The Cold Never Bothered My Workouts Anyway

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

Squeezing in Exercise

I'm not a real mom, but I did play one once. Some friends of mine, planning an overseas trip, asked me to stay with their boys while they were gone. Honored to be chosen-- especially after I heard that the boys, ages 12, 14, and 16, ha...  Read more

Took a walk on the track at the park. Walked 1.38 miles in 34 minutes. Also weighed myself and I hav
Updated 6/29/2016 1:39:33 PM

Took a walk on the track at the park. Walked 1.38 miles in 34 minutes. Also weighed myself and I have lost 13.2 pounds!...  Read more

My health challenges are what has me motivated mak
Updated 6/28/2016 7:12:51 AM

My health challenges are what has me motivated make these changes. If I lose weight it will increase my chances that my A1C numbers will drop as well as my BP #whyidothis...  Read more

Finally, today I got out to the park for a walk. I
Updated 6/27/2016 6:41:43 PM

Finally, today I got out to the park for a walk. I have been so melancholy this past two weeks. Slacking maybe because of the new steroid meds started on, they are causing slight weight gain....  Read more

Needing to get my mind right for my health because
Updated 6/27/2016 3:46:16 PM

Needing to get my mind right for my health because I'm 39 and have diabetes,I'm over weight(currently at 237) I know what I should be doing so why is it so hard to just do the responsible things with my health? How do I add spark friends on this app?...  Read more

Due to ill health I am having to pull out of this
Updated 6/27/2016 2:30:26 AM

Due to ill health I am having to pull out of this group. I would like to thank you all for the encouragement you gave me and wish you all success in your journey....  Read more

Winter's In The Snowy States

In the winter it's harder to add variety to your exercise program. This winter try cross country skiing at your local state parks. Most parks will rent you the skies, boots and pools. This is a great cardio exercise and your whole family can particip...  Read more

Parking

I used to look for "rock star parking" when I was out doing my daily errands. Now I've got my Zip Fitbit on to count my steps, so I park as far away from the store as I can. Not as much fun during the winter months on the Oregon Coast with all of o...  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

More Americans are Heading Outdoors This Year

My kids love to be outside. They don't care if we're taking a walk, playing on the swing set or just looking at bugs on the patio. As long as we are outside, they are happy. And I'm happy too. It's easy to get depressed during the winter when it'...  Read more

How to Squeeze in Exercise as a Busy Mom

Do you feel more like a chauffeur than a parent? We all know that exercise is important for us to stay healthy, but between cooking, cleaning up, budgeting, homework help, and—oh, yeah—sleep, who has the time?Next time you feel too busy t...  Read more