www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/he alth/why-the-sedentary-lif e-is-killing-us/article4613704/
Sure, exercise is a good thing -- but even if we're part of the tiny minority who do aim for daily exer... Read more
Our local "brand name" shoe warehouse has a once a year coupon applicable to clearance items.
First pair is 50% off: second pair of higher value is 25% off.
So here's what I scored!!
1. Classic black medium heel pointed toe pum... Read more
What's the single most important thing we can learn at SparkPeople?
How to maintain.
Yeah. Because all of us already know how to lose weight. We've done it lots of times before.
So if this is going to be the last time: we have t... Read more
I was happy this fall to slide back into my winter 8s and 6s without a hitch.
But: I also realized that I've now actually maintained weight loss long enough that I'd completely worn out some of my initial weight loss stuff. And needed to r... Read more
Bad timing, really.
Long weekend, a bit cool and drizzly but the leaves are still glorious, my bright yellow chrysanthemums looking gorgeous in the garden except for . . . flu.
Yesterday it was hard to stand upright. I'll spare the gr... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/health-and-fitness/he alth/how-fat-has-become-th e-new-normal/article4576071/
Wow, what a hard-hitting article in this morning's Toronto Globe and Mail!
About two-thirds of the ad... Read more
Maintenance is about more than maintaining weight loss.
Moby Carp has a recent great blog about maintaining motivation for fitness:
www.sparkpeople.com/mypa ge_public_journal_individu al.asp?blog_id=5076282
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The four "components" of fitness?
We've gotta have strong hearts to pump blood around our bodies and strong lungs so we can breathe: that takes "cardio".
We need to build the muscles of our arms and legs and shoulders and backs and ab... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ commentary/surprise-a-litt le-fat-is-good-for-you/art icle4560312/
Globe and Mail columnist Margaret Wente thinks that the obesity epidemic is an overblown crisis. She says research shows... Read more
I was a the golf course Sunday with DH and noticed a potato chip bag in one of the garbage containers on the 10th tee.
The chip bag was open and I looked in. There was a whole chip in the bottom of the bag, uneaten.
My first reaction:... Read more
. . . . and had to face the fact that a lot of people here have more self-discipline than I do, and can stop with a "moderate" amount of those foods that are triggers for me.
Maybe I'll get there one day.
But for now . . . not saying... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/why-the-tyranny-of-ev erything-in-moderation-set s-us-up-to-fail/article4527973/
Moderation sets us up for failure, says an article in today's Toronto Globe and Mail..
Why? Becau... Read more
www.theglobeandmail.com/ life/parenting/back-to-sch ool/why-kids-need-to-fail- to-succeed-in-school/artic le4513436/?page=5
This is the time of year when there are lots of "back to school" articles aimed at pare... Read more