"Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans"
I would think, regardless of nationality, ANYONE can use these guidelines as they find them useful. That's my take!
Other U.S. gov... Read more
THANK YOU so much for your feedback- Tiffy, NatPlummer, PinkFitCarla and Lynne!
CARLA: For kettlebell classes try White Birch Studio (NoVa). I went there once. Instructor was a very nice guy and the class was very good. (Where I am now is ... Read more
I am so worn out, but fine, after doing my first 45-minute kbell class in a long time.
Instructor wanted to know when am I coming back for next session. He even mentioned possibility of me progressing to competition!
There was just mys... Read more
This is all I needed on a Monday. Late Monday afternoon and someone brings what was left of a vanilla cake, and about half of a chocolate cake. I'm not even going to bother taking a pic because this is NOT Martha's Stewart's baking website- is i... Read more
Can you believe a 40 cal cupcake?!?
In case any of us wants to give this a try, this is from Spark member CARRIEDUVALL.
40.4 calories, 1 gram of fat, almost 3 grams protein, and 4.8 g of carbs.
THIS IS MY KINDA CUPCAKE!!
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P.S. This image is attractive, but most of us cannot and do not want to live by food alone. Especially sugary snack food. (I speak for myself! Lol!)
As my guru JACKIE WARNER would say: "THIS IS WHY you're fat!" -- But only if you put it in... Read more
I didn't take one bite cuz I wasn't hungry, and I didn't feel that I "needed to" wish our colleague the best by stuffing my face. Is it OK to think that way? Of course it is. LOL.
This time? A BABY SHOWER - cupcakes, regular & sparkling ... Read more
I used to hate them back in jr/sr high school when we were taught to call them "deep knee bends" - BUT I LOVE THEM NOW THAT I CALL THEM "SQUATS"!!
Don't ask me why. I don't know. But that's the way it is....
GO TEAM!! ... Read more
HAPPY INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY TO ONE & ALL, ladies!!
KBELLS! It's my kettlebell day! Up to now I only get to have one every THREE (not two) days. Workout. Repair & build. Workout. Repair & build....
I've started sitting on an exercis... Read more
Great news!!! Some news we can use!
This comes from the French press agency called Agence France Press (AFP). Boy does this sound familar... in a VERY good way.
"... a new study suggests partnering up with a buddy to shed some extra... Read more
20 excellent reasons to hop onto a mini-trampoline!
THE JUMPING TWENTY!
1. It stimulates your metabolism to minimize your chances of obesity.
2. It tones up your thyroid to increase its... Read more
Finally moving to Level NIIIIIINE! **patting self on the back**
At the same time, the **super-competitive**, take-no-prisoners part of me is saying, well, if you were active on SP the whole last 5 years you'd have a zillion spark points by ... Read more