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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

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

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

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

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