It’s the time of year when those New Year’s Resolutions are getting more difficult to keep, and the winter weather isn’t making it any easier. You probably had a lot of enthusiasm for the first few weeks—you joined the gym, ex... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
We all have days when finding an hour to exercise just isn't an option. That doesn't mean you should skip your workout. Instead, you just need to get creative about how you'll fit in some activity. The people behind SparkPeople.com are av... Read more
7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake.
7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed.
8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic.
2:30 p.m.:... 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
just had major neck surgery in april 2014.had trouble moving for months because of the pain before surgery.was at about 140 lbs 6 months ago,and today im 199.i am ready to start this journey again.would love new friends.i do have a facebook as well... Read more
Just joined and glad to be a part of the community.
I've been struggling with my weight for 10 years, particularly because of a medical condition coupled with a sedentary lifestyle and bad diet. I joined the gym in Feb 2014 and ha... Read more
Hi, my first week with Spark has been great! I have surprised myself and lost 8 pounds! A friend from L.A. showed me an app he used for weight loss so I went online and found your free site! It's the first time weight loss has made sense to me. I... Read more
Hey everyone! I am currently beginning my training for my first half marathon. Right now I can only run a mile without stopping but I found a great training schedule online that takes you from couch potato to half marathon runner in about 14 weeks. I... Read more
I have been following Sparkpeople for 27 days. I have lost 15 pounds so far and I am already feeling better. I have plateaued for over a week now, but I am following my weight management program without discouragement. I know that my body's metabo... Read more
I am not the one to workout first thing in the morning, but I have learned from the past that I saw results quickest that way. Now to try it again I am starting the morning with fat free yogurt, ground flax seed and raw wheat germ. Yummy and it hold... Read more
I spent most of my early and mid 20s working the second shift at newspapers. I loved working as a copy editor, and I loved the hours, too. My shifts began at 4 p.m. and ended at midnight, which meant I could stay up late, sleep until noon, and still... Read more
Last week we learned eating a less than ideal breakfast is better than skipping breakfast all together. Planning ahead helps make breakfast selections healthful and limits the need to face that choice. Working out first thing in the morning can make... Read more
Yeah that is SO not happening until my kiddos are out of school.
I already have to get up at 5:30 to get them out the door and on their way so working out is basically out of the question.
However, I did plan to continue to rise early even... Read more
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