Strength training is no longer just for bodybuilders or athletes. Over the last few years, strength training has gained a lot of popularity in the fitness world among both men and women and across all age groups. This is awesome because strength trai... Read more
Stress. We feel it in our bodies, we talk about it with our friends, and we blame it for standing in the way of our happiness. But do we do anything about it? Most of us think that stress is an inevitable for people who live productive, f... Read more
Ever been angry or upset one minute and then on your couch eating the next, unable to remember why you started eating or how long you had spent munching? If so, then you have entered the world of emotional eating. It’s something than can ha... Read more
We live in a culture that's always on the go. We are constantly plugged in to the Internet and are accessible to everyone all the time. We eat in our cars, rushing from must-dos to have-tos. We get in to the office early. We stay late. We take ca... Read more
According to the Giving USA Foundation, charitable giving in the United States reached an estimated $295 billion in 2006—a new record. The record-setting donations included $1.9 billion from Warren Buffett, paid as the first installment of his... Read more
Looking for accountability partners for food tracking. I'll be working on mini-habits each month with summer and winter weightloss goals (30lbs total). I got workouts down and want to work reducing emotional eating. Anyone interested?... Read more
Find it so hard to log all food, get steps in,planning food for the week. Seems like I do one and slack on the other. Then getting frustrated being at a desk all day,just stinks knowing I need to get my steps in. Not complaining. Just... Read more
Sometimes its hard to keep your chin up when your facing a lifestyle change . For me I like to stay positive , even when life looks dim. I count my blessing at that point. Life can always be worse. I live by the saying that - " If everyone in the... Read more
Always love yourself first. We are our own worst enemy. If we love ourselves, we will be more likely to allow others to love us as well. Giving yourself a mini-mental pep talk at least every day and stopping yourself when negative self-talk starts... Read more
Paul is one of our behind-the-scenes tech “gurus” here at SparkPeople. We asked him to share his story in the hopes that it will inspire others to take risks and challenge themselves. Click here to read Part One of his story. &... Read more
Two weeks ago a friend sent me a link to a YouTube video from a short French movie in which a gentleman boards a subway where everyone is silently absorbed in their own world. Suddenly the gentleman begins laughing uncontrollably. This causes the lad... Read more
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