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Work Healthy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Work Healthy.

7 Things to Do Before You Lose Weight

You’ve decided to lose weight. Congratulations! Changing your lifestyle may take commitment and time, but taking off those excess pounds can really improve your health and happiness.   In this early phase, you may have checked out some...  Read more

Work Out with Yard Work

Ask anyone who has spread mulch in their yard, and they’ll tell you that yard work is quite the workout! Whether hauling mulch, spreading soil, raking leaves, or pulling weeds, you’re guaranteed to break a sweat. That's because garden...  Read more

10 Ways to Stay Healthy When Working from Home

Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u...  Read more

How to Work the Third Shift and Stay Healthy

The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your...  Read more

How a Good Gut Keeps You Healthy

You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria. ...  Read more

What's your favorite healthy snack?
Updated 2/1/2016 6:40:11 PM

What's your favorite healthy snack?...  Read more

Walking at work?
Updated 2/1/2016 3:55:14 PM

I'm an RN that usually walks approximately 13,000+ steps, which is about 6 miles a day according to my Samsung Gear. Problem is, it's usually less than 0.25mph. How do I record this under exercise?...  Read more

My husband just went back to work today. I feel ve
Updated 2/1/2016 1:25:30 PM

My husband just went back to work today. I feel very proud to have managed to fit in some exercise. My 9 month old wasn't sure about napping today. As soon as she was out I popped my workout video in. I hope tomorrow works out as smoothly. ?...  Read more

Trying something new, wanting to get healthier bef
Updated 2/1/2016 11:56:05 AM

Trying something new, wanting to get healthier before trying to have a baby....  Read more

I woke up early today thinking I had work, got in
Updated 2/1/2016 10:40:35 AM

I woke up early today thinking I had work, got in and realized the new schedule doesn't start until next week! Since I was up, I went to the gym and tried a new group exercise class! I got my butt kicked and now I'm going to try even harder....  Read more

Drink A Meal

I don't always eat a meal at breakfast, lunch or dinner, but drink it. I "juice" either fruits or vegetables, depending on the meal it will replace....  Read more


My granny taught me to cook using the family recipes which often read salt/sugar/pepper/butter/cream to taste. To break this habit I keep water & sip instead of tasting or rise mouth with Listerin before entering kitchen334...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Are High Heels Hurting Your Feet?

Are you a high heel addict? Or even an occasional heel abuser? If so, you'll need to take extra-special care of your feet to keep them feeling good and free from muscle cramping and shortening, according to Brian Hoke, sports physi...  Read more

10 Ways to Shape Up Your Gym-Time Decisions

It's Saturday morning. You wake up an hour early to hit the gym (bravo!) and put on your favorite workout clothes—a sports bra you've owned since Tiffany had a number-one hit, a cotton t-shirt, some random shorts from the dirty laundry...  Read more

Who I work healthy for

Who do I exercise for? My self. My Family. My Life...and my dog. We have a rescue dog. He was found on the streets and taken to a shelter where he was then put on the kill list. The kill shelters in Texas practically give dogs away. My pup was $25...  Read more

Fulltime work & healthy living -a tough adjustment

Full-time work & healthy living -a tough adjustment...  Read more