I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro... Read more
It's freezing cold outside, it’s dark when you get home, and you're still recovering from those extra holiday calories you put away over the last couple weeks. That’s a pretty good excuse to sit inside by the fire, snuggle up... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... Read more
Thank you for purchasing SparkPeople's "28 Day Boot Camp" workout DVD! This article should answer some of the most common questions about using your DVD. If you have additional questions, please join our 28 Day Boot Camp SparkTeam to ge... Read more
I keep seeing the Skinny Cow commercial for the WoCave
A few girl friends having coffee/tea at the kitchen table when hubby shows up, dishelved, and goes to the fridge to take a swig of milk right out of the container. Then they start thinking ab... Read more
I enrolled in a two week boot camp for the first time and we checked our results today. I lost two pounds an eight inches. Right now, I could care less about the pounds. I'm so excited about the inches! Can't wait for the next boot camp. Until t... Read more
Hi! My name is Liz and I'm fairly new here. It's hard to stay motivated to "lose" or push yourself hard enough to do that. I think that the best way to be motivated, or at least the only thing I haven't tried yet, is a SMALL GROUP.
I really... Read more
okay...a lot of us know someone who did not really look that pregnant...
but the woman claimed she hadn’t missed any periods,
she didn’t have a “baby belly” –
and her husband, John, had had a Vasectomy
AND SHE RAN 10 MILES before going into... Read more
So I just went and walked a 1.5 mile trail out and back up and down hills with my husband and the endorphins hit me afterwards like a freight train. I think that aaaah and the beauty of my area (I live in the Pacific Northwest so we have a ton of hik... Read more
Want a sense of an accomplishment? Hike. Locate a hill nearby, climb to the top. Get the reward of beautiful scenery when you get there. And to boot, it burns a crazy amount of calories.248... Read more
Last Sunday, I reveled in the first day of spring by going for a hike at a nearby park. It was sunny and 60 degrees—perfect hiking weather! I'm always a little nervous when I hit the trail by myself because you never know what could happen.... Read more
Happy fall, everyone! While it's still 92 degrees and humid here in Cincinnati, this weekend will mark the unofficial start of fall. Bring on the corduroy and boots, warm soups, and hikes through the leaves.
Chef Meg and I are cooking up (ha, ha)... Read more
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