SparkPeople Chair Exercise Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=32265 If you're looking for tips, support, and motivation for exercising with a physical challenge, then this is the place for you. Please check with your doctor before starting an exercise routine. SparkPeople Chair Exercise Team Team Messageboard http://www.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/nav_logo_v3.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_individual.asp?gid=32265 Can you correctly use these common words? Quiz!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60789359 How did you go? <BR> <link>www.surveee.org/misused.html </link> Sat, 28 Feb 2015 01:05:09 EST How Do You See the World? - quiz http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60731069 There is a big difference between how we the world perceives us and how we perceive the world. The way we look at life has a huge part to play in who we are and why we do what we do. This is mostly affected by our life experience, mixed with our born tendencies. So take our quiz and tell us - How do YOU look at the world? <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content.aspx?email<BR>id=14352&memberid=865417 </link> Sun, 22 Feb 2015 03:52:17 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 22nd - 28th Feb http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60728001 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever sui... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 18:33:47 EST Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 3 - Discussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60727190 The trek notes for week 3 - Virtual Trek Southern Africa can be found in my web site at: <BR> <BR> <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> <BR> Click on "Challenges" <BR> <BR> <BR> This week we are in for a very busy week again - We will visit - Pretoria, as the seat of the President and Cabinet, is the administrative capital; and Johannesburg where the Constitutional Court of South Africa sits .As well as that we will visit - Maropeng - the cradle of mankind.and finish the week in anoth... Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:19:10 EST Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 3- Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60727090 Week 3 - Virtual Trek Southern Africa - can now be found in my web site - go to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> <BR> Click on "Challenges" <BR> <BR> For those of you who completed weeks 1 and 2 - exercise - your participation certificateis ready for you to download - it can be found in week 2 exercise folder in the Virtualk Trek Southern Africa Folder <BR> <BR> Enjoy!! Sat, 21 Feb 2015 16:05:38 EST How to Make Your Own Butter (very easy) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60688808 How to Make Your Own Butter <BR> When you pass the dairy case at the grocery store, butter is probably a standard item on your list. Next time you're at the store, instead of buying butter, why not try buying cream and making your own butter from scratch instead? It's surprisingly fast and easy, and requires only two ingredients and a food processor! The end result is much tastier than store-bought butter, and you can decide how much salt to use, or even to use herbs or other natural ingredie... Tue, 17 Feb 2015 17:43:55 EST Your PC Troubleshooting Cheatsheet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60667277 Your PC Troubleshooting Cheatsheet <BR> Computers are great! They can save us time and money, connect us with long lost friends and relatives and provide us with endless hours of entertainment. But sometimes, they don't do what we want them to do, and we don't always know how to fix that <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content.aspx?email<BR>id=14249&memberid=865417 </link> Sun, 15 Feb 2015 15:42:37 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 15th----21st http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60662630 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever sui... Sun, 15 Feb 2015 02:27:51 EST Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 2 - Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60661850 Into week 2 - and please those of you who havre not increased your exercise - please do so for this week <BR> The exercise notes are in the Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 2 - Exercise folder - <BR> go to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on "challenges" Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:09:57 EST Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 2- Discussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60661810 <BR> Week 2 Trek Notes, extra notes and exercise notes can be found in the same folder as week 1 - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> click on "challenges" <BR> <BR> Well we have been here a week already - I hope you have enjoyed it so far - but we must press on - you have a busy week ahead and will need passports handy as well - as we cross into another totally land locked country within South Africa - Lesotho - and here as well as spectacular views we will find some lovely handcra... Sat, 14 Feb 2015 23:02:46 EST Walking http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60660542 I am a person with a physical disability and can only walk between 150-200 steps daily . Without using a pedometer how can I figure how many calories I burned. Sat, 14 Feb 2015 19:49:22 EST Obesity, an individual or societal responsibility? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60633845 Obesity, an individual or societal responsibility? <BR> <BR> Should obese individuals bear personal responsibility for their obesity problem and accordingly, should any strategies to combat obesity be exclusively targeted to the individual? <BR> Or should our society take a shared responsibility for creating an environment characterized by an overabundance of cheap high-calorie foods; where being obese has become the norm and where leanness and athleticism are slowly becoming references to... Wed, 11 Feb 2015 21:37:59 EST The Effects of Cola on Your Body After One Hour http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60615237 Cola is the world's most popular soft drink, with about 1.7 billion serving of cola products consumed every day. Although the drink is popular, and seemingly refreshing, its effects on your health may be serious and in many respects non-reversible. Here's what happens to your body when you drink an ice cold glass of cola. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=14175&memberid=865417 </link> Tue, 10 Feb 2015 01:26:30 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 8th -- 14th Valentines day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60595253 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever sui... Sun, 8 Feb 2015 06:25:28 EST Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 1 - Exercise http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60593830 Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 1 - 8th - 14th Feb <BR> <BR> I have just loaded week 1 Trek and exercise notes into my web site - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> Click on "Challenges" <BR> This is the Exercise thread - where you can record any exercise connected with the trek. You will find the Trek exercise sheets in the folder with the trek notes. <BR> Please do not add any questions in this thread - they need to go in the Trek discussion thread. - only exercise records.in... Sat, 7 Feb 2015 23:20:49 EST Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 1- Discussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60593776 Virtual Trek Southern Africa - wk 1 - 8th - 14th Feb <BR> <BR> I have just loaded week 1 Trek and exercise notes into my web site - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> Click on "Challenges" <BR> This is the discussion thread - we talk about what we see and do as we travel - just as if we are on the actual trek. Also any questions can be added here. <BR> Please record all Trek Exercise on the Virtual Trek Southern Africa - Exercise Thread. Sat, 7 Feb 2015 23:14:39 EST Unblock - A Visual Puzzle Game! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60581072 This puzzle game will have you apply both your spatial reasoning skills and some pure, cold logic in order to get your car 'out of traffic' and to open traffic lane. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=14125&memberid=865417 </link> Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:29:57 EST Make Your Resolutions a Reality in 30 Days! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60581057 This is a Sparkpeople Challenge you might like <BR> <BR> By now, you've probably got your New Year's resolutions all planned out and ready to go. If you feel like you need a little extra help to make your healthy-living goals a reality, we've got the answer right here! Maintain your motivation and help better your chances at turning your resolutions into lifelong healthy habits with the 30-Day Realistic Resolution Challenge. <BR> Read about it here: <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp... Fri, 6 Feb 2015 15:27:56 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 18th --- 24th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60521435 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever sui... Sun, 1 Feb 2015 00:27:53 EST February Chit Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60519579 Hi Team. I have been watching those terrible snow storms, plus the damage that has happened to some houses which have now turned into Igloos. I hope you are all safe from them. <BR> <BR> Ages ago on this team we used to talk about all sorts of things, most of them probably didn't make sense to the idle reader, but threads went on FOREVER! We've got a few characters here and I don't see why we can't do the same again. Just post what you want, answer or comment on what someone else has posted,... Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:50:41 EST Trek Southern Africa Discussion Thread - Prep Week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60517457 THIS IS A VIRTUAL TREK <BR> This thread is for general discussion and any questions on the trek <BR> The Introduction notes - maps, route map, itinerary, exercise notes and other introductory things are in the Trek Southern Africa folder on my web site : <BR> Go to: <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on "Challenges" Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:18:35 EST Trek Southern Africa Exercise Thread - Prep week http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60517424 THIS IS A VIRTUAL TREK <BR> Trek Southern Africa Exercise Thread - Prep week <BR> The Exercise details for this trek can be found in the Exercise Notes in the Trek Southern Africa Folder, Introduction <BR> Go to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> - click on "Challenges" Sat, 31 Jan 2015 16:12:21 EST Feb Newsletter, recipe books,team recipes, calenda http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60490126 I have just loaded the Chair Exercise Team magazine into my web site. <BR> There is something for everyone - and lots of it - there is the newsletter with some great and useful articles, the monthly calendar, a booklet of recipes sent by team members, the bucket list for February, a great Appreciation Tool from Sandra, and cookbooks - general, diabetic, gluten free - and some February (Valentine) craft booklets!! <BR> Any of the booklets and the newsletter can be read, downloaded to your... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 22:53:11 EST Healthy Snacks for Superbowl http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60486632 The Ultimate Pico de Gallo (GF,) From Nourishing Home <link>thenourishinghome.com/ </link> <BR> <BR> Yield: 3 cups <BR> <BR> Ingredients <BR> <BR> 2 1/2 cups diced plum tomatoes (about 5-6) <BR> 1/2 cup fine-diced red onion <BR> 1/4 cup fresh chopped cilantro <BR> 1 small jalapeño, finely minced <BR> 1 clove garlic, finely minced <BR> Juice of 1 lime <BR> 1/2 teaspoon sea salt <BR> <BR> Instructions <BR> <BR> Carefully dice the plum tomatoes. An easy ... Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:12:42 EST Is Fast Food Oatmeal Good for You? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60475473 Is Fast Food Oatmeal Good for You? <BR> <BR> Mention a healthy hot breakfast, and for many people the image of a steaming bowl of hot oatmeal comes to mind. Oatmeal bowls are becoming increasingly popular in fast food restaurants, with places like Dunkin Donuts, McDonalds, and even Starbucks offering them on the menu. Are they the real deal – the same thing you could get from making your own bowl of oatmeal at home <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/fast-food-oatme<BR>al-good-you </link> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:06:35 EST Do Bananas Have Too Much Sugar? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60475396 Do Bananas Have Too Much Sugar? <em>265</em> <BR> <BR> Are you or your loved ones banana fans? It's easy to love bananas: They are self-enclosed, completely biodegradable travel snacks and tasty to boot! What is there not to like? <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/do-bananas-have<BR>-too-much-sugar </link> <BR> <BR> <em>265</em> <em>265</em> <em>265</em> <em>265</em> <em>265</em> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:00:10 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 25th ---- 31st http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60447806 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever sui... Sun, 25 Jan 2015 04:25:29 EST C E Team Back to Basics - Days 20 - 26 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60446453 I have just loaded the CE team Back to Basics days - 20 - 26 have just been uploaded into my web site - this is the final 5 days of the challenge <BR> <BR> Go to - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on "challenges" then open the folder Back to Basics <BR> <BR> <BR> Days 21 - 26 <BR> <BR> Day 21 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits and 5 veg, move every 2 hrs, drink 8 cups water, track exercise, track all food, stay within calorie allowance, do a... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 23:14:11 EST High Fructose Corn Syrup and Type 2 Diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60444960 Should Foods with High Fructose Corn Syrup Carry Warning Labels? <BR> <BR> A recent study from the University of Southern California and the University of Oxford found that countries with high fructose corn syrup in their food supply have a higher prevalence of Type 2 diabetes. With that in mind, should we start labeling food products that contain high fructose corn syrup? <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/should-foods-hi<BR>gh-fructose-corn-syrup-carry-warning-l<BR>abels </link> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:19:57 EST Banned Brominated Vegetable Oil in Popular Sodas http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60444930 Banned Brominated Vegetable Oil in Popular Drinks and Soda <BR> <BR> Have you heard of brominated vegetable oil, or BVO? If you drink sports drinks like Gatorade or sodas like Mountain Dew, you might want to learn more about this controversial ingredient that's used in American products but is banned in Japan and the European Union. <BR> <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/banned-brominat<BR>ed-vegetable-oil-popular-drinks-and-soda </link> Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:15:27 EST In a Pinch? This Tomato Soup Will Save You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60444906 Cream of tomato soup is one of my personal favorites especially when it is 10 degrees outside. <BR> <BR> You can buy cans of cream of tomato, but I like to whip some up myself. The canned version tends to have more sodium than I like and it tastes a bit like the inside of a can. <BR> <BR> Now, this soup is made with canned tomatoes but somehow does not taste like a can. I am not sure why that is but if you have a few minutes to spare you can literally whip this soup up. <BR> <link>www.sna... Sat, 24 Jan 2015 20:11:59 EST The Ultimate Spice Cheat-Sheet! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60433193 Sometimes we might be a bit unsure what herbs and spices will go with certain meats. <BR> <BR> I hope this is of some help <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13932&memberid=863854 </link> Fri, 23 Jan 2015 16:47:59 EST Funny .......... The Blonde Gambler... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60422642 <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Article.aspx?email<BR>id=9828&order_by=0&scroll=1 </link> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:20:28 EST 30 Facts You May not Know About Protein http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60422610 Is it possible to live without protein? <em>492</em> <em>53</em> <em>496</em> <em>490</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13917&memberid=863854 </link> Thu, 22 Jan 2015 17:17:23 EST CE Team Back To Basics - Days 16 - 20 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60410109 CE Team Back to Basics Challenge - Days 16 - 20 is in my web site - go to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> click on "challenges" and open the "Back to Basics " folder <BR> <BR> <BR> Days 16 - 20 <BR> Day 16 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits and 5 veg, move every 2 hrs, drink 8 cups water, track exercise, track all food, stay within calorie allowance <BR> <BR> Day 17 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits and 5 veg, move every ... Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:43:02 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 18th --- 24th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60369502 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever sui... Sun, 18 Jan 2015 03:34:50 EST Helpful Kitchen Cheat-Sheets! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60367713 This might come in handy for some. <BR> Three very useful and informative cheat-sheets that you should add to your kitchen collection to save time, effort and digging around for information <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13820&memberid=863854 </link> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 21:55:14 EST How To: Make Grilled Sweet Potato Kebabs! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60359618 Sweet potatoes are getting a lot more popular when it comes to cooking, and for a good reason. This is one of the foremost veggies to eat for good nutrition. But don't take our word for it, take that of nutritionists at the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), who ranked sweet potatoes as the number 1 veggie for overall nutrition - above all other vegetables. They have a low glycemic index, which makes them a healthier alternative to regular potatoes. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.... Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:59:34 EST More whole grains linked with lower mortality http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60359589 A report dated Jan 5th 2015 states - Eating more whole grains is associated with up to 15% lower mortality—particularly cardiovascular disease (CVD)-related mortality, according to a large new long-term study from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. <BR> <BR> <link>www.hsph.harvard.edu/news/press-rele<BR>ases/more-whole-grains-linked-with-low<BR>er-mortality-risk/ </link> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:47:50 EST Meet Mini Mac and Cheese Bites: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60359538 Meet Mini Mac and Cheese Bites: The Best Way to Enjoy Pasta <BR> <BR> Macaroni and cheese is one of those foods that is so good that it’s bad. <BR> <BR> <link>www.snack-girl.com/snack/mini-mac-an<BR>d-cheese/ </link> Sat, 17 Jan 2015 03:05:01 EST CE Team Back to Basics - Days 11 -15 (16th - 20th) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60342807 CE Team Back to Basics challenge Days 11 - 15 is loaded in my web site - it runs from 16th - 20th Jan <BR> You can find it at <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> Click on "Challenges" and upen the "Back to Basics folder" <BR> Enjoy <BR> <BR> Template: <BR> <BR> Days 11 - 15 <BR> Day 11 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits and 5 veg, move every 2 hrs, drink 8 cups water every day <BR> Day 12 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits and... Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:05:37 EST A Delicious Soup That Fights The Cold & Flu Read http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60334555 Winter might slow us down in general, but it can make the nose run. Body ache, fatigue, colds and flu are, alas, a bane of the cold months all over the country. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/a-deliciou<BR>s-soup-that-fights-the-cold-flu.html </link> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 21:09:07 EST A Beginner’s Guide to Meal Planning http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60334436 Carousel / Meal Planning / Nutrition Tips / December 26, 2014 <BR> <BR> <link>https://blog.myfitnesspal.com/meal-p<BR>lanning-for-beginners/?utm_source=mfp&<BR>utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=kickstar<BR>t1&mkt_tok=3RkMMJWWfF9wsRoku6rLZKXonjH<BR>pfsX56eosXaG%2Fgokz2EFye%2BLIHETpodcMT<BR>sJnNa%2BTFAwTG5toziV8R7DBLM153N8QXRTg </link> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:55:56 EST Belly Fat Study Finds a Key to Losing That Spare T http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60334401 Belly Fat Study Finds a Key to Losing That Spare Tire <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/belly-fat-<BR>study-finds-a-key-to-losing-that-spare<BR>-tire.html </link> Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:52:40 EST Winter Nutrition Guide http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60322467 When winter days are cold, and you want to warm up fast, a bowl of cream soup or stew can certainly be appealing. But there is no excuse to throw all your healthy eating habits out the window just because it's dark and cold outside! <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/winter_nutritio<BR>n_diet.shtml </link> Tue, 13 Jan 2015 20:02:17 EST Are you brave enough?? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60322360 Come with me on a virtual trip to Southern Africa. <BR> <BR> Together we will travel through 6 countries, by luxury train, car, 4 x 4 and air. We will stay in some of the best hotels, and visit some of the world famous private game parks. We will experience magnificent scenery, wide, majestic waterways, incredible waterfalls, and vivid birdlife. <BR> <BR> We will explore wetlands and drive deep into the Kalahari Desert and we will interact with amazing wildlife, and two nearly extinct s... Tue, 13 Jan 2015 19:49:29 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 11th ----17th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60289314 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ev... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 01:36:27 EST CE Team Back to Basics - Days 6 - 10 - 11th - 15th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60289052 Days 6 - 10 are in my web site - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> click on "Challenges - then open the folder "Back to Basics" <BR> This section runs from 11th - 15th Jan <BR> <BR> Template: <BR> Days 6 – 10 <BR> Day 6 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits and 5 veg, move every 2 hrs <BR> Day 7 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits and 5 veg, move every 2 hrs <BR> Day 8 - Deep breathing, positive thoughts, portion control, 2 fruits a... Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:33:30 EST Did you know that..........? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60284028 Every day we are bombarded with information about what we should or should not eat. Fats are bad, carbohydrates make you fat and eating raw food is the way go if you want to lose weight. Right? All these claims are untrue and not substantiated, though they are commonly accepted and defended by self-acclaimed ‘health experts’. And many more nutritional myths and misconceptions exist ! <BR> Did you know that..... ? <BR> <BR> 1. Many products contain sugar, even though you would not expect th... Sat, 10 Jan 2015 15:44:12 EST Eat your Freggies!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60261430 Recent research has shown that eating seven or more portions of fruit and vegetables a day reduces your mortality risk by 42% in comparison to eating less than one portion per day. <BR> <BR> <link>www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g4490 </link> <BR> <em>45</em> <em>265</em> <em>289</em> <em>277</em> <em>488</em> <em>491</em> <em>550</em> <em>551</em> <em>258</em> <em>267</em> <em>485</em> <em>69</em> <em>284</em> <em>291</em> <em>210</em> <em>367<... Thu, 8 Jan 2015 14:45:41 EST Person's with Disability question http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60239953 In order to burn calories does a person who has a physical disability have to workout harder then a person who doesn't have a physical disability? Tue, 6 Jan 2015 19:06:49 EST Pistachios 'highly beneficial' for diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60239183 A new study has found that pistachio nuts are highly beneficial for type 2 diabetes sufferers. <BR> Read on ........... <BR> <BR> <link>www.naturalhealthmag.com.au/nourish/<BR>pistachios-highly-beneficial-diabetes-<BR>sufferers </link> Tue, 6 Jan 2015 17:43:26 EST CETeam Back to Basics Challenge Days 1 - 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60231187 Chair Exercise Team Back to Basics Challenge Days 1 - 5 <BR> I have added the first part of the CE Team Back to Basics Challenge into my web site - go to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on "Challenges" <BR> You can record your achievements in this thread Tue, 6 Jan 2015 03:42:31 EST 32 Fat-Burning Foods You Can Eat All Day http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60227110 I think I might print this out as I do like the sound of some, stick it on the fridge that way it will be handy to use. <BR> There's a new way to boost your metabolism—and it starts at your next meal. Research shows that eating the right foods increases your body's ability to torch calories, which helps speed up your slim-down. The delicious recipes here—pancakes, pizza, pasta and more—are packed with these potent fat fighters. Get ready to start the New Year 10 pounds lighter and 100 percent... Mon, 5 Jan 2015 18:51:50 EST Your Journey To Better Health and Fitness http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60215454 When you join Sparkpeople, and The Chair Exercise Team that is really what we are hoping for - a Transformation of ourselves - a change to a lighter, fitter, more mobile lifestyle. Maybe some of us still look back art what we used to do or how we used to be or what clothes we used to fit into and secretly hope we can regain some or all of that!! <BR> Unfortunately though - we are conditioned by today’s “instant” society - and think we can get it in a couple of weeks, and if we don’t we feel l... Sun, 4 Jan 2015 20:26:22 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 4th ---10th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60205667 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ev... Sun, 4 Jan 2015 03:05:50 EST Chair Exercise Team Back to Basics Challenge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60194434 On 6th Jan I will be starting a "Back to Basics " Challenge - <BR> This challenge is a series of progressive targets. It runs in 5 x 5 day blocks - Each 5 days I introduce some new “basic” but continue with the “basics” we have done before. This is not going to be a rigid type challenge because everyone is different – it aims to lead you in a way to help you understand and know the changes you need to make to best suit your own situation. <BR> <BR> It will run for 25 days – and I can hear y... Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:02:25 EST Truths I Learned as I Got Older http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60190823 A few chuckles <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13633&memberid=863854 </link> Fri, 2 Jan 2015 18:47:18 EST Kitchen Intervention: How to Eat Healthy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60190783 EatingWell's Brierley Wright solves the food challenges posed by everyday life <BR> Handy little videos to help you along the way <BR> <BR> <link>www.eatingwell.com/videos/kitchen-in<BR>tervention-how-to-eat-healthy.htm?show<BR>Video=true?sssdmh=dm17.778961&utm_sour<BR>ce=EWHNL&esrc=nwewh010215 </link> Fri, 2 Jan 2015 18:44:04 EST Small Changes Sparkpeople Challenge - 30 days http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60178542 I fell over this Sparkpeople Challenge this morning and I think some of you (most of you actually!!) will find it very useful - <BR> All the details can be found at: <BR> <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po st=kickstart_2015_with_a_30day_challenge </link> <BR> <BR> You must register on the challenge given page above for this challenge Thu, 1 Jan 2015 17:18:23 EST January Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60169242 <em>410</em> <em>283</em> HAPPY NEW YEAR <em>283</em> <em>410</em> <BR> Here we go again, it doesn't seem that long since we were bringing in 2014. <BR> <BR> Has anyone made any New Years resolutions ??? Will you stick to them ??/ <BR> If you have made some we would love to hear about them <BR> <BR> <em>247</em> <BR> Sandra Wed, 31 Dec 2014 19:03:07 EST A Beginner’s Guide to Meal Planning http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60157796 A Beginner’s Guide to Meal Planning <BR> <BR> When it comes to eating well, meal planning is one of the easiest things you can do to set yourself up for success. The beauty of it is there are no rules and, you can’t really mess it up. The key is just to start, and to set aside a little bit of time each week to do it. There are so many ways to approach meal planning that, after practicing just once or twice, you’ll begin to find what works for you and your family too. <BR> <BR> To help you g... Tue, 30 Dec 2014 15:14:00 EST 11 Surprising Ways That Dehydration Can Affect You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60157643 Drinking Water is the First Step to Good Health <BR> <BR> While we cannot survive a full day without water, so few of us actively drink water each day. Well shying away from what you may classify as a 'bland' beverage could be costing you in a number of other areas. Here are some common ailments that usually result from dehydration and a reminder on just how important drinking water is to our health. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13606&memberid=865417 </link> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:53:22 EST 10 Tips for Easy Weight Loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60157593 10 Tips for Easy Weight Loss <BR> <BR> You know you are experiencing yo-yo dieting, but do not know how to stop it! It is time to get your balance back. The following easy weight loss tips will help you lose weight in a healthy way. <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/easy-weightloss<BR>.shtml </link> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:46:26 EST Five Simple Steps to A Healthier You in 2015 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60157579 Five Simple Steps to A Healthier You in the New Year <BR> <BR> At the beginning of every year, many of us rush to adopt New Year's resolutions, only to drop them within weeks. Forget overly lofty and unrealistic goals and take a look at these achievable resolutions instead. Here are our top 5 picks for simple steps that you can start doing right now, and always, on the road to a healthier you. <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/new-year-resolu<BR>tion-healthy.shtml </link> Tue, 30 Dec 2014 14:44:33 EST How to Make 2015 the Year of Lasting Change http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60148740 How much can you relate to the following scenario: You start every January 1st with great intentions. You’ve renewed your gym membership, stocked your pantry full of healthy food, tossed out all of the chips and cookies and told yourself this is it. The healthy lifestyle begins now. <BR> <link>www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?po<BR>st=how_to_make_2015_the_year_of_lastin<BR>g_change </link> Mon, 29 Dec 2014 16:26:07 EST 10 Unexpected Health Benefits of Yogurt. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60133289 Yogurt is a great food for us as it helps with digestion, <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13285&memberid=863854 </link> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:17:36 EST 13 Effective Remedies Against Arthritis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60133273 Arthritis is a type of joint disorder that involves inflammation of a single joint or several joints. <BR> Plus it is quite debilitating to say the least <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13421&memberid=863854 </link> Sun, 28 Dec 2014 03:11:24 EST 13 Healthy Facts About Fruits and Vegetables. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60133231 Most of us eat fruits and vegetables on a daily basis. After all, they have been a part of our diet since the dawn of history. We eat them raw, cooked, frozen, drink them as juices and combine them with just about any other food we eat. But just like anything else that’s been around for so long, there are many things you don't know about fruits and veggies that can be very useful and important to know. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13570&memberid=865417 </link> <BR... Sun, 28 Dec 2014 02:38:42 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 28th ---- 3rd Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60131660 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ev... Sat, 27 Dec 2014 21:46:33 EST Learn to Make a Nutella Star Bread http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60128770 It doesn't take long for this video to start me drooling. This star bread is incredibly easy to make and yet has such a beautiful and memorable presentation, not to mention being ever-so-delicious! By the way, using Nutella is just one of many options - you can use chocolate spread, jam or even peanut butter to make delightful variations. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13568&memberid=865417 </link> Sat, 27 Dec 2014 14:04:24 EST January Newsletter, recipe booklets and calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60109930 Well here we are going into another year - I hope you have all made some really Healthy New Years Resolutions that you really intend to keep - there is an article on making New Year Resolutions that will stick, as well as a Sparkpeople feature on apps. <BR> <BR> In the food section this year I think it would be good if you can suggest your family favourite recipes and I will publish them each month, or favourite Spark recipes or even ideas of something you want to try and I’ll find a recipe ... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 20:15:32 EST Are You Counting Calories this Christmas? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60108264 If you were curious to know what 200 calories of your favorite Christmas foods looked like, you'd be happy to know we found the answer. The fantastic app Calorific , <link>www.calorificapp.com/ </link> (iphones and ipads) which shows you what 200 calories of different foods looks like has updated itself with a variety of holiday foods, so we got you a little taste of it: <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13533&memberid=865417 </link> Wed, 24 Dec 2014 14:32:30 EST 12 Days after Christmas Challenge - Dec25th -5thJa http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60104488 This challenge runs from 25th Dec - 5th Jan. <BR> <BR> Since you have now got all warmed up and obviously had so much fun doing the 12 Days before Christmas Challenge - I have been really busy creating another - 12 Days after Christmas Challenge - for the actual 12 days of Christmas <BR> Again its really easy - and if you have problems with any exercise please substitute one of your own <BR> Again you can do the exercises throughout the day - but you must finish all exercises for that day on... Wed, 24 Dec 2014 01:02:11 EST Christmas Dinner has Gone to the Dogs - Fun http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60088019 We’ve all been there – it’s December 24, all the family gathers up in one place. There’s food, music, and a lovely Christmas tree. You sit around the table and then it starts – Uncle Joseph has too much to drink, Grandma’s hearing aid is turned off, and the kids are too busy on their darn smartphones! What a mess… <BR> <BR> Put 13 dogs (and one cat) around the family table, and you’ll see that their holiday dinner isn't that much different: <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<B... Mon, 22 Dec 2014 01:18:38 EST The Best Ways to Use Google Search Options http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60087224 Google is probably the most popular search site on the web, used for finding just about everything we need on the internet. It's quick, easy and simple to use, and most of the time we find what we need in the first one or two result pages. But what if I told you that you are not really using Google as you should? It turns out that Google has a few special tricks that will make your life a whole lot easier <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13494&memberid=865417 </link> Sun, 21 Dec 2014 23:01:59 EST Heart-Healthy Habits for Seniors http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60077884 Many seniors believe that heart disease risks are inevitable in old age. In truth, there are plenty of ways to keep your heart in great shape; start with these seven. With a video <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/senior-health<BR>/heart-healthy-habits-for-seniors.aspx<BR>?pos=1&xid=nl_EverydayHealthWomensHeal<BR>th_20141220 </link> Sat, 20 Dec 2014 20:21:21 EST Neuropathy Causes and Natural Solutions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60075861 Neuropathy Causes and Natural Solutions <BR> <BR> The term Neuropathy is short for 'peripheral neuropathy'. It relates to nerve damage suffered by the peripheral nervous system, which is in charge of our nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. <BR> <BR> Neuropathy is a complication that can be caused by a number of various conditions. Physical trauma, repetitive injury, infections, metabolic problems and exposure to toxins and some drugs can all lead to peripheral neuropathy. <BR> <li... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 14:20:25 EST Neuropathy http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60071974 In the survey answers I was asked about exercises to help Neuropathy - you can see if anything here helps - but sort it out for your own capability, even ask your Doctor if the exercises you choose are suitable for you. <BR> <link>https://www.youtube.com/results?sear<BR>ch_query=neuropathy+exercise </link> <BR> <BR> Another channel with some interesting Neuropathy videos is <BR> <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwKaX<BR>plz6qDwQ1nR7Z0C3hvPeDrdqS4N_ </link> <BR> <BR> I'll k... Sat, 20 Dec 2014 01:12:07 EST Top 10 Grocery Budgeting Tips of 2014 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60059246 Top 10 Grocery Budgeting Tips of 2014 <BR> From budgeting to shopping to cooking from scratch, there’s something here for everyone. <BR> <link>thenourishinghome.com/2014/12/top-10<BR>-grocery-budgeting-tips-2014/ </link> Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:17:23 EST 13 Effective Remedies Against Arthritis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60046111 Arthritis is a type of joint disorder that involves inflammation of a single joint or several joints. The disease plagues approximately 350 million people worldwide, with osteoarthritis being the most common type. Arthritis is the leading cause of disability in the United States, with over 20 million people affected by it. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13421&memberid=865417 </link> Wed, 17 Dec 2014 02:07:33 EST How Vivid Is Your Imagination? (Fun) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60045140 We all have imaginations, even if we don't always use them. But what kind of imagination do you have? Do you easily come up with bizarre and creative notions? Take our little quiz and find out a bit about your power of imagination, and what kind imagination it is... <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13417&memberid=865417 </link> <BR> <em>198</em> <em>334</em> <em>234</em> <em>211</em> <em>40</em> <em>30</em> Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:54:18 EST Creative and Amazing DIY Xmas Trees http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60045124 There is nothing quite as fun as decorating the tree for Christmas. But sometimes, we are a bit limited on funds, resources, or just plain lazy to do anything fancy! These people decided to get a bit creative with their festive DIY Christmas tree ideas. They prove that anyone can make a tree out of anything, with just a little imagination! <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13414&memberid=865417 </link> <BR> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em> <em>446</em>... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:50:47 EST Easy to Make and Delicious Healthy Food. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x60037054 Easy to Make and Delicious Healthy Food. <BR> The idea of eating right can be a bit daunting to some of us, because we are unfamiliar with putting together tasty dishes to replace unwanted foods in our diets. It is also a common misconception that making healthy food is expensive and complicated. We can all prepare healthy meals with ease, without compromising on taste and flavor. Here are some great dishes to make in little to no time, they are as healthy as they are delicious. <BR> <link>... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:50:07 EST Raw Gingerbread Men (and women) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60037004 Raw Gingerbread Men (and Ladies) <BR> See - Chocolate Covered Kate - <link>chocolatecoveredkatie.com/2009/12/15<BR>/raw-gingerbread-men/ </link> <BR> <BR> Word of warning: This dough is so good that you might just want to eat it all out of the food processor/Magic Bullet and save yourself the trouble of forming handsome ginger guys. <BR> <BR> • 120g dates (packed 3/4c) If unsure what dates to use, <BR> • 38 g raw almonds (about 3T) <BR> • 1/4 tsp ground ginger <BR> • 1/4 tsp cinnamon <... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:23:30 EST Homemade “KIND” Bar Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x60036981 Recipes for the following bars <BR> <BR> Homemade “KIND” Bar Recipes <BR> <BR> • Original Everything Fruit & Nut Bar – the original bar that started my obsession <BR> • Nut-Free “KIND” Bar – perfect for those with nut-allergies <BR> • Cherry-Chocolate Chip Bar – chocolate chips, need I say more? <BR> • Apricot-Almond Crunch Bar – mildly sweet, tangy & delicious! <BR> <BR> For best results, follow the recipes exactly as given. Trust me, after making dozens of batches of these bars (they’re... Tue, 16 Dec 2014 01:13:32 EST 5 Iconic Holiday Cookies Made Healthier http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x60034946 You may be asking who in their right mind would want to make a cookie healthier? True <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-iconic-h<BR>oliday-cookies-made-healthier.html </link> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:33:37 EST Maximize the Use of Your Internet Browser. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60034910 Guide: Your Internet Browser Can Do Much More Then You Think <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13396&memberid=863854 </link> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:29:34 EST 20 Amazing Health Facts About Cranberries http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60034890 20 Reasons to Add Cranberries to Your Daily Diet <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13404&memberid=863854 </link> Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:26:54 EST 12 Days Before Christmas Challenge - Dec 13 -24th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60008564 I have entered a fun challenge on my web site for you - to take you through to Christrmas - its basicallt flexibility and you can do it standing or sitting - and if there are movements you cannot do medically - then substitute another movement. <BR> Please READ the instructions on the front page. <BR> You can find the 12 Days Before Christmas Challenge at: <BR> <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on the Challenges Button <BR> <BR> You can share your success in this thread. <... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 19:03:34 EST How 3 Minutes of Exercise Per Week Can Improve You http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x60002678 <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-3-minu<BR>tes-of-exercise-per-week-can-improve-y<BR>our-health.html </link> Fri, 12 Dec 2014 03:08:15 EST Magic Healing Soup http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x60002608 Whether you're fighting off a cold or simply want something to warm you up, this Magic Healing Soup is the perfect vegetable soup recipe for the job. It's a cross between a vegetable soup and cabbage soup that's light yet comforting and delicious. We call it "magic" because it's a healing recipe that is packed with good-for-you ingredients that help you feel better. The taste is so good that you'll want to go back for a second bowl, and you won't even feel guilty about it! Better yet, the mos... Fri, 12 Dec 2014 02:31:12 EST Fruits and Vegetables with Low Risk of Pesticides http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59998348 Fruits and Vegetables with Low Risk of Pesticides. <BR> <BR> I'm sure that you have all been told that if you want to live a healthy life and eat healthy food then you should "switch to organic". This means eating organic fruits and vegetables which have not been treated with chemical fertilizers or pest control products. There are many reasons why organic food is so much better for us and for the environment, but they are also much more expensive then regular fruits and vegetables. <BR> <... Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:05:24 EST 10 Natural Remedies to Cure Chapped Lips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59998316 10 Natural Remedies to Cure Chapped Lips <BR> <BR> Winter season is here, which means many of us will suffer from chapped lips. It seems that no matter how much we bundle up, our lips constantly remain exposed to the harsh winter winds. It's important to keep a scarf wrapped around your mouth as a preventative measure. <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13354&memberid=865417 </link> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:00:30 EST Which Character Trait Is Strongest With You?(Fun) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59998309 Which Character Trait Is Strongest With You? <BR> <BR> Are you strong? Are you sensitive? What is the one trait those who know you see in you? What trait is stronger than all the rest? Find out with this nifty and clever test! <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13342&memberid=865417 </link> Thu, 11 Dec 2014 14:58:04 EST Mindful Holiday Noshing with Pistachios s:Giveaway http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59989688 If you are looking for a way to lighten up this holiday, take a good look at in-shell pistachios. <BR> <BR> Wonderful Pistachios are a great tasting holiday snack for guests to nibble on during cocktail hour or enjoy with pomegranate seeds, celery sticks, or kale chips. Yes, I know you are all serving the healthiest holiday snacks. <BR> <link>www.snack-girl.com/snack/holiday-pis<BR>tachios-giveaway/ </link> Wed, 10 Dec 2014 15:19:14 EST New Videos http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59980589 A great Upper Body Workout: <em>84</em> <BR> GET FIT while you SIT! with the " Sweet Sensations Seated Workout" by Tiffany Rothe. <BR> <BR> <link>youtu.be/bvE0uQRM5-A?list=PLFB122C41<BR>C6F7C71B </link> <BR> <BR> Which can be found in the CE team video Channel (click on the team picture on the main team page) in the following playlists: <BR> Upper body play list <link>www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLFB12<BR>2C41C6F7C71B </link> <BR> and in the Wheel chair suitable Play list ... Tue, 9 Dec 2014 16:31:16 EST From the Chefs to You: Great Kitchen Advice! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59980159 Tips From the Chef.............. 22 great kitchen tips <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13321&memberid=863854 </link> Tue, 9 Dec 2014 15:16:09 EST Slow Cooker Spiced Holiday Nuts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59971054 Another tasty recipe from Kelly Smith - The Nourishing Home <BR> <BR> These tasty nuts capture the aroma and flavor of the holiday season with just a hint of cayenne, giving them an extra kick of flavor. Honestly, it’s almost impossible to stop eating them. <BR> <link>blog.kitchenaid.com/spiced-holiday-n<BR>uts-recipe/ </link> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 16:04:03 EST Make These Strawberry Santa Hats http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59970987 Make These Strawberry Santa Hats <BR> You know how you have a holiday favorite that you make EVERY year. <BR> <BR> I love this Santa Hat and I can find fresh California strawberries that are tasty in my supermarket. <BR> <link>www.snack-girl.com/snack/strawberry-<BR>santa/ </link> Mon, 8 Dec 2014 15:55:53 EST 11 Worst Germ Hot Spots in Your Home Read more: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59946710 Makes me want to use paper plate so I don't have to wash and dry them, then I wont be spreading germs yikessssss <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/11-surpris<BR>ing-germ-hot-spots.html </link> Fri, 5 Dec 2014 20:05:09 EST Almond Flour Apple Cider Donuts (GF) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59926945 Almond Flour Apple Cider Donuts - Glutin Free, Grain Free Recipe from Nourishing Home <BR> <BR> Nearly every year, we travel back East to visit family for the holidays. While there, we enjoy the fun tradition of visiting a local apple farm to pick up some fresh-pressed cider and the most amazing apple cider donuts! <BR> Since going gluten-free, I've been missing these tasty holiday donuts. So I finally decided it was high time to transform this family favorite into an irresistible grain-fre... Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:56:13 EST Meatloaf Muffins Fun for the Whole Family! (GF) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59911730 There’s something magical about making meatloaf in a muffin tin. Maybe it’s the cute-factor of having your own personal little muffin of meaty-goodness? Or maybe it’s the fact that each little meatloaf bakes-up so moist and flavorful!......... <BR> <link>thenourishinghome.com/2014/12/meatlo<BR>af-muffinsfun-whole-family-df-gf/ </link> Tue, 2 Dec 2014 00:24:21 EST December Chit Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59896871 <em>446</em> <em>444</em> <em>445</em> <em>460</em> <em>425</em> <em>446</em> <BR> MERRY CHRISTMAS <BR> <BR> Can you believe this is December??? Heading towards another year. <BR> I thought 2014 just started a few months ago. <BR> <BR> <BR> When does the season start for you??? <BR> In terms of decorating, In terms of gift-giving, <BR> I remember Mum putting up all the decorations, from corner to corner. I used to put up some when my girls were ... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 15:03:27 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 30th Nov ---- 27th Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59892531 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ev... Sun, 30 Nov 2014 01:56:11 EST Stop Eating out of Boredon Challenge for Dec http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59889774 Pick which challenge you want to do from the list below then at the end of the challenge, tell us how you did. <BR> 1) Lose 1- 2 lbs <BR> 2) Stay under 1500 grams sodium EACH day <BR> 3) Exercise for 45 minutes every day <BR> 4) Huddle each day <BR> 5) Pick Your Own Challenge <BR> **************************************** <BR> ************************************** <BR> ******************** <BR> <BR> <BR> 1: <BR> 2: <BR> 3: <BR> 4: <BR> 5: <BR> 6: <BR> 7: Sat, 29 Nov 2014 17:51:10 EST Healthy Eating Challenge - Dec 1st - Dec 27th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59889213 Healthy Eating challenge: Dec 1st – Dec 27th <BR> Over the next 4 weeks – from Dec 1st to Dec 27th – I want you to try to improve your eating habits. <BR> First start by doing the “Rate Your Plate “ Survey – which you can find on my web site <BR> <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> Click on the button “Current C E Team Newsletter” <BR> <BR> When you have scored yourselves on that – enter your score here then name 4 ways that you can improve your eating habits <BR> <BR> Over the ne... Sat, 29 Nov 2014 16:20:11 EST Getting back on track after the holidays http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59882924 <BR> <BR> Why It’s So Hard to Get Back on Track After the Holidays <BR> <BR> <BR> Even the most rigid of calorie counters and the healthiest of eaters often throw caution to the wind and break out the stretchy pants on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Most of us also vow to go back to (or start) eating healthy just as soon as we finish clearing the table. But after feasting on mashed potatoes, egg nog, cookies in the shape of little Christmas trees, and seven different types of pie all day, th... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:58:10 EST December Newsletter, calendar and goodies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59877848 The December Newsletter, and calendar are in my web site . <BR> This is a newsletter focussed very heavily on Christmas (sorry if Christmas isn't your thing!!) and has a heap of ideas for stocking stuffers, and pancakes in a jar and some beautiful and very easy fruit syrups that would make a great Hostess gift (but are so easy and yummy you might just keep them for yourself!!) if you are staying with friends for Christmas and also lots of ideas of gift wrappings to make - after all a nicely p... Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:28:11 EST "Rate Your Plate" Survey Results and discussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59876332 <em>550</em> I have just added a "rate your Plate" survey sheet to my web site. <BR> I thought you might like to download it and fill it out and see how you score - then fill in the question at the bottom and see what changes you could make in your eating habits. <BR> I think you will find it very interesting and it will help you to see what eating habits need improvement. <BR> You can find the survey at <BR> <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> <BR> then click the button - "Current C... Thu, 27 Nov 2014 19:49:13 EST 10 Recipes for Healthy Natural Smoothies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59875739 Greasy skin? Weak immune system? Constant fatigue? <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12870 </link> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:02:34 EST The Importance of the Glycemic Index http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59875718 You might have heard the words “glycemic index” being thrown around, but wasn’t sure what the whole thing was about. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13151&memberid=863854 </link> Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:56:28 EST Important Advice For Your Aching Back http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59870503 Our back is under a lot of pressure, and as we get older, it starts complaining about a lot of little things, <BR> Mine is just a nag never shuts up .... <em>18</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12682 </link> Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:45:08 EST The Importance of the Glycemic Index http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59868078 The Importance of the Glycemic Index <BR> <BR> You might have heard the words “glycemic index” being thrown around, but wasn’t sure what the whole thing was about. The glycemic index (GI) is a number that is associated with different foods and shows what their effect on the glucose levels in the blood (also known as “blood sugar”). The number represents the total rise in glucose level after eating that food. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13151&memberid=865417 </lin... Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:52:06 EST A Few Words About Gratitude: HAPPY THANKSGIVING http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59854832 A Few Words About Gratitude: HAPPY THANKSGIVING <BR> <BR> Having a happy thanksgiving is about being with family and loved ones. It is also about celebrating. But what it is most about, is gratitude. <BR> <BR> And today, I want to say HAPPY THANKSGIVING............... <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13127&memberid=865417 </link> Tue, 25 Nov 2014 03:05:10 EST Healthy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59850771 <em>224</em> Healthy Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes <BR> <BR> Fridges everywhere are full of luscious Thanksgiving leftovers and stockpots are bubbling full of liquid gold. Check out these healthy Thanksgiving leftover recipes to put a new spin on turkey meals for the week. <em>428</em> <BR> <BR> <link>fraservalley.healthcastle.com/health<BR>y-thanksgiving-leftover-recipes </link> <BR> <BR> <em>429</em> Make Turkey Pot Pie with Thanksgiving Leftovers (video) <BR> <BR> Have... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:40:54 EST Top 13 Solutions to Preparing Thanksgiving Dinner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59850740 Top 13 Solutions to Preparing Your Thanksgiving Dinner <em>190</em> <BR> <BR> <em>428</em> Thanksgiving is a time for families to celebrate together and be thankful. Let us help you celebrate this year with more healthy options. Whether you are looking to cut the fat, serve gluten free guests or to skip the high fructose corn syrup this year, we have some tips for you. <BR> <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/top-13-solution<BR>s-preparing-your-thanksgiving-dinner </link> <BR> <BR> ... Mon, 24 Nov 2014 15:36:12 EST Magic Transistor Radio http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59841297 Do you miss the days of the simple transistor radio? Two knobs, one for volume and one for tuning, simple as that. We used to call it the ' Tranny " <BR> <BR> <link>magictransistor.com/radio </link> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:07:57 EST Test Yourself: How Old Are You At Heart? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59841248 What Is Your True Age? Lets find out .... <BR> Does the content of your book match its cover? Are you what you seem? <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content_12678/What<BR>_Is_Your_True_Age.aspx </link> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 17:01:04 EST Healpful Health Tips to Add To Your Knowledge http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59841206 Knowledge is not only power ........... READ ON ............. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content_13046/This<BR>_Week_in_Health_Tips!.aspx?q=Healpful%<BR>20Health%20Tips%20to%20Add%20To%20Your<BR>%20Knowledge </link> Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:55:52 EST Exercise 5 ...15min--23rd ... 29th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59841145 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> This will run for the month of December 30th Nov ---------- 27th December <BR> <BR> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The ... Sun, 23 Nov 2014 16:46:58 EST Health Benefits and Uses for Home-Grown Herbs. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59831861 Health Benefits and Uses for Home-Grown Herbs. <BR> <BR> Herbs are some of the best things you can grow around your house and garden. They are mostly easier to grow then many kinds of vegetables and fruits and yet they can be just as healthy and tasty to eat. These are 10 of the easiest, healthiest and most recommended herbs for you to grow, each with important tips on where and how to grow them. They are guaranteed to make your food taste better, your house smell nicer and your overall heal... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:30:27 EST How Good Is Your Color Vision? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59831842 How Good Is Your Color Vision? <BR> <BR> Know the answer to this question once and for all - how good is your color vision? <BR> <BR> Don't worry if your color vision isn't perfect, 1 out of 12 men has some sort of serious color blindness, and so does 1 out of 255 women (as you can see, much more common for men) but even regular color vision can be better or worse when it comes to distinguishing similar hues. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13087&memberid=86541... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:28:06 EST Relax with the Jewel Wall Game http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59831810 I love these little games. They take me out of myself and let me do something fun and relaxing for a whilte. This game is excellent for just this purpose. So if you like shiny diamonds and have a fast clicking finger, this game is surely for you. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=13080&memberid=865417 </link> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:24:47 EST Vege Challenge - 23rd - 29th Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59831714 Vegetables are IN this week!! The VEGETABLE Challenge will be to do THREE or more of the following mini challenges: <BR> <BR> 1. Eat at least 4 DIFFERENT vegetables a day! Post on this thread which VEGETABLES you ate. <BR> <em>370</em> <em>371</em> <em>372</em> <em>284</em> <em>147</em> <em>210</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2. Give a Vegetable SparkGoodie to a different Chair Exercise Team member each of the three days. <BR> <BR> <BR> 3. Use lots of VEGETABLE Emoticons when... Sat, 22 Nov 2014 14:07:46 EST 9 Foods That Will Keep You Trim http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59797913 If you are trying to lose weight, avoid the frozen, prepared, and often expensive “diet” meals <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content_12436/9_Fo<BR>ods_That_Will_Keep_You_Trim_and_Thin!.<BR>aspx </link> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:27:53 EST 13 Surprising Household Uses for Apples http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59797856 Apples are one of the world’s most favorite fruits, and it’s easy to see why: <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content_12282/Did_<BR>You_Know_how_Useful_Apples_are.aspx?q=<BR>13%20Surprising%20Household%20Uses%20f<BR>or%20Apples </link> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:19:21 EST How To Keep Thanksgiving From Derailing Your Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59797781 How To Keep Thanksgiving From Derailing Your Diet Without Skipping The Fun <BR> There is no need to skip the fun or traditional dishes on Thanksgiving. Follow these easy tricks to keep Thanksgiving dinner indulgences in check without deprivation. <BR> <link>fraservalley.healthcastle.com/how-ke<BR>ep-thanksgiving-derailing-your-diet-wi<BR>thout-skipping-fun </link> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:09:45 EST Simple Roasted Butternut Squash Salad Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59797760 Simple Roasted Butternut Squash Salad Recipe <BR> Whether you've recently harvested a garden full of butternut squash or you've just been eyeing the squash at farmers' markets or the grocery store, the cooler weather is a sure sign it's time to start making some hearty squash recipes for fall. <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/simple-roasted-<BR>butternut-squash-salad-recipe </link> Tue, 18 Nov 2014 17:07:02 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 16th ---- 22nd http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59773512 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever suits you. <BR... Sun, 16 Nov 2014 04:27:00 EST Puzzle Game: Get the Red Train to Its Station http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59769698 Puzzle Game: Get the Red Train to Its Station <BR> It's not easy being a train engineer. You need to make sure there is always a way for all trains to get to their stations without one interfering with another. A puzzle worth solving. So here's your chance, with this colorful and fun puzzle game, to test your skills of logic and find out the route that will take this train to its station. This game is incredibly fun, and a real fun challenge to overcome. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content... Sat, 15 Nov 2014 15:29:08 EST 12 Heartburn and Stomach Ulcer Remedies http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59765066 You would never think of tomatoes as being bad for you, but they can, in fact, make things even worse for your ulcers. I do know they are better for you cooked. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12975&memberid=863854 </link> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:30:52 EST 13 Household Products You Should Never Mix http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59765058 <BR> More accidents happen at home than anywhere else. Many of these can be avoided by just knowing what not to do. If you avoid these 13 combinations, you’ll save yourself time and money, and a trip to the hospital. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12978&memberid=863854 </link> Sat, 15 Nov 2014 00:28:24 EST 26 Handy Tips For Any Kitchen http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59763042 26 Handy Tips For Any Kitchen <BR> <BR> Some people think it's an easy thing to prepare meals in your kitchen. In their mind, it's a skip and a jump to a well prepared meal. Those of us who actually DO the cooking, though, know that it is both a science and an art, where experience can make a huge difference, and where handy tips are always welcome to save time and achieve better results. Here are 26 great kitchen tips we should all learn. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR... Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:32:38 EST BEWARE:The Scary Starbucks Chestnut Praline Latte http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59734949 Oh yeah. Starbucks is here with their holiday tradition of the MUST have drink. <BR> <BR> We all know about the white chocolate mocha or the pumpkin spiced latte but THIS, my friends, makes those look like child’s play. Yes, Starbucks has reached new heights with its Chestnut Praline Latte. <BR> <BR> Read on to discover why this will kill your good intentions to stay healthy during the holiday season.................................. <BR> <BR> <link>www.snack-girl.com/snack/chestnut-pr<B... Tue, 11 Nov 2014 21:29:26 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 9th --- 15th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59706966 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever suits you. <BR... Sun, 9 Nov 2014 02:36:48 EST 6 day Progressive Challenge - 9th Nov - 15th Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59705285 Progressive challenge <BR> This week we'll have a 6 day Progressive Challenge! Each day we will add another challenge but we will keep doing the first challenge(s): <BR> <BR> Monday: Exercise at least 10 minutes. <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> Tuesday: Exercise at least 10 minutes AND drink at least 6-8 glasses of water. <em>319</em> <em>274</em> <BR> <BR> Wednesday: Exercise at least 10 minutes, drink at least 6-8 glasses of water AND and eat at least 5 freggies (fruit and veg) <em>319</... Sat, 8 Nov 2014 21:39:00 EST Holiday Season Weigh in - Nov 9th - 17 Jan http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59705226 STAY ACCOUNTABLE!! <BR> Holiday Season Weigh in Thread. (Nov 9th – mid Jan) <BR> Starting on 9th November is this Weigh in Thread – this is NOT a weight loss challenge – it is to keep you accountable over the holidays. It will run for 10 weeks – from 9th Nov to 17th Jan. <BR> Each week you will be required to weigh yourselves – and either to enter your weight or enter the lb you have lost or gained – or state if you stay the same. <BR> I expect you to enter each week no matter how goo... Sat, 8 Nov 2014 21:32:28 EST Participation - Are you Working? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59692365 I can't find the space where I'm suppose to tell you that I'm doing my duty and participating physically. <BR> <BR> So I'm just going to make one right here and invite anyone who feels like it to comment with their daily activity. <BR> <BR> <BR> Activity: <BR> <BR> I walk (Slowly) 2 - 4 Miles per day using Wii - Walk It Out or my treadmill. <BR> <BR> So far this month I have a total of 24.5 Miles complete. (not counting today) <BR> <BR> <BR> Fri, 7 Nov 2014 11:07:37 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 2nd ----- 8th Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59633479 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever suits you. <BR... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 19:06:09 EST Strong core for balance challenge - Nov 2 - 8th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59632294 Core muscles are responsible for holding the body upright and supporting every motion from sitting to standing, running to jumping. Developing core muscles is essential to good physical fitness and prevention of injuries in the gym. When focusing on core muscles it is important to understand the vastness of this muscle group. <BR> The Basic Core Muscles <BR> Basic core muscles include the abdominals and back muscles. These muscles are concentrated in the center of the body. Many people believ... Sat, 1 Nov 2014 16:25:51 EST November Chit-Chat Corner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59623384 Daily Chit Chat." It's a topic that we all seem to like. It's a place that anyone on the team can go to each day (or anytime they feel like) and just check in with each other, say hi, talk about the weather, discuss issues, weight loss topics, It's a nice way to get to know the active members on the team better and you don't have to stay on one topic. The "Daily Chit Chat" post can be used every day by anybody! <BR> <BR> Have a great day everyone and I hope to hear from lots of you! Happy No... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:10:03 EST How To Overcome Destructive Thoughts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59616802 When you can't stop thinking about it <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.jeremybinns.com/2013/03/21/how-t<BR>o-overcome-destructive-thoughts/ </link> Fri, 31 Oct 2014 03:52:44 EST Confused about ???? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59606888 I use a Fitbit to count my steps. I've been working really hard at not sitting still any more than I need to. But when I go to put the times in the exercise columns I've been questioning why I use only the very active category. <BR> <BR> My normal day looks a bit like this. There are 12 to 15 hours of not moving, 3 to 4 hours of lights activity with about the same amount of time in the moderately active category and then there are 15 to 40 minutes in the very active space. <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:44:38 EST nervous knees http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59587397 I wonder if knees can actually be nervous ... probably not and it's more a case of me being nervous on my knees behalf. Last year when I was doing some of the chair exercises regularly I ended up hurting both knees, especially the left one. I think partly or even mostly because I was asking my knee to do a lot of things without building up supporting muscles first and overdid things in a way that wasn't good <BR> <BR> Now I'm wanting to do more of the chair exercises again along with walking... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 02:43:18 EST November Newsletter, calendar and lots more http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59587190 I have just loaded the November Newsletter onto my web site. <BR> <BR> I have Continued our series on Gifts in Jars - this month the cookery section has a Soup Kitchen, Cafe Quad E, offering coffee, chocolate and tea as well as looking ahead and including some history, and recipes for Mulled Spiced drinks,and a few goodies for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. All the recipes will make good cheap presents as well as being useful in your own pantries!! <BR> The usual articles haven’t been fo... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:27:31 EST Having to stop for 4 days! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59587128 I thought I was doing better so I decided to walk to the car with out my walker. Me and the ground got into a fight and it won. My knee twisted or buckled out from under me and I fell to the ground hard. Doctor put me I a brace from my hip to my ankle. I am not sure if something is tore but like the doctor told me it would have to heal on it own as in his words I am to over weight for knee surgery.... I feel very let down and almost in tears over it even now. I just want to walk again with o... Tue, 28 Oct 2014 01:10:10 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 26th ----- 1st Nov http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59567671 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever suits you. <BR... Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:54:02 EST Common Health Mistakes. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59565992 Health is a complicated thing, and can be affected by things we'd never suspect were doing harm. <BR> <BR> So much for me drying my clothes in the lounge room with the heater when it has been raining. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12650&memberid=863854 </link> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:44:06 EST What Is Destructive Thinking? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59565968 Can you relate to this ????? <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/specialists/b<BR>ehavioralhealth/binks/qa/what-is-destr<BR>uctive-thinking/index.aspx?pos=4&xid=n<BR>l_EverydayHealthWomensHealth_20141025 </link> Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:41:09 EST Challenge - Give up something - Oct 26 - Nov 1st http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59563293 Nutrition Challenge 5 days only <BR> Note: This is a 5 Day challenge only!! <BR> For these 5 days I want you to give something up!! <BR> You are to nominate at the start of the challenge what you will give up and record it in this thread. It might be – snacks after 8pm, It might be chocolate, it might be cookies etc but it should be something that will help you get toward your goal. You decide. <BR> Record what you are going to give up and then record if you were successful on each ... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:20:19 EST Strengthening Muscles Around Bladder http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59559266 Okay guys this is for us ladies. <BR> <BR> One of the things the endocrinologist and I discussed was my recent difficulty in urinating. I have trouble starting and then it just trickles. She asked if I had had children, yes, vaginally, yes. Well as we age the muscles in the lower abdomen weaken and a sign of this is what I have been experiencing. <BR> <BR> She said when using the toilet try stopping the urine from flowing and then release and then do it again several times. This will gi... Sat, 25 Oct 2014 06:01:35 EST Commitment to your own life and future. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59525313 This thread works in connection with the Sparkmail I have sent out - basically it is a coimmitment to your own life and future - that you will move more - and record the steps you do - any number from 10 - infinity. and gradually that you will increase the steps you take and that you will not settle for a sedentary life - but you WILL move and get healthier, and get at least some independence, somewhere towards a "normal " life!. <BR> If I can do this -and I have done it once before - then y... Tue, 21 Oct 2014 16:17:16 EST New to the Team http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59520939 Just wanted to say hello to everyone. <em>213</em> <BR> <BR> I have severe osteoarthritis in my knees, hip, shoulder,back and neck so that will keep me in the chair. I was just recently turned on to chair exercises that I can actually do and this team looks like it's a great place for resources and support. Looking forward to being a member. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:00:40 EST Morning Range of Motion Exercises in bed - Video http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59515684 I have just added a new video to the Chair Exercise Video Chanel - its by physicaltherapyvideo - and although they show the exercises done by someone else for a person in bed - you could easily do these stretches yourself at home before you get up. They could really help your flexibility and mobility levels if done regularly. <BR> If, of course , you have a partner who could help then so much the better - but I see no reason you couldn't do the stretches yourself. <BR> <BR> Best Passive Ran... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 19:20:17 EST 28 Fruit Slicing Tools You Never Knew Existed. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59507683 This is one of the funniest emails I have seen recently!! <BR> <BR> 28 Fruit Slicing Tools You Never Knew Existed. <BR> <BR> These are some strange tools, but I wish I knew they existed, they could have saved me a lot of time and effort. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12576&memberid=865417 </link> Mon, 20 Oct 2014 01:23:07 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 19th ----- 25th Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59507459 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> These exercises ARE NOT set in concrete but to give you an idea on what to do The video's are active, if you find any that are not, please let me know they are all chair exercises except for one, if you can stand, walk you can do that video. The time 5....15 is also not set in concrete You can do 5 or you can do 30 which ever suits you. <BR... Mon, 20 Oct 2014 00:07:16 EST 12 facts about diabetes you may not know http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59507373 12 facts about diabetes you may not know <BR> <BR> Did you know the first portable blood glucose meter was created in 1969? <BR> <BR> It cost about $650 and was only used by doctors in their practices or hospitals. Portable blood glucose meters for home use by patients were not available until the 1980's. <BR> <BR> For more facts click below. <BR> <link>www.diabetesqld.org.au/media-centre/<BR>2014/october/12-facts-about-diabetes-y<BR>ou-may-not-know.aspx </link> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 23:47:36 EST How To Transform Your Negative Mind Into a Positi http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59505391 Have you ever wondered how amazing it is that a water lily doesn’t grow in a pure mountain lake but in murky, muddy and dank pond water thick with weeds, <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/how-to-tra<BR>nsform-your-negative-mind-into-a-posit<BR>ive-one.html </link> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:25:12 EST Why Waking Up at Night Might be Good For You Read http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59505324 Do we need 7 to 9 hours sleep a night I think I do .......... <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/waking-up-<BR>at-night-is-ok-busting-the-8-hour-slee<BR>p-myth.html </link> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 20:17:01 EST Cute new Chair workout http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59501081 Chair workout with good music. <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev1rMBecvnM&<BR>feature=youtu.be </link> Sun, 19 Oct 2014 11:41:00 EST The Stunning Beauty of Australia http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59486112 Johan Lolos is a young Belgian man, currently traveling around the world and documenting his trip with his camera. These images are from the year he spent in Australia, diving with Whale-Sharks, swimming with dolphins and travelling through the deserts and wilderness of “The Land Down Under”. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12541&memberid=865417 </link> Fri, 17 Oct 2014 15:45:08 EST Please read if you use e-cigarettes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59459285 <BR> Do any of you use these "e-cigarettes"? They are supposed to be healthier thab smoking - they are not available in Australia - but many people get them through the internet. I don't know if you can get them - or if any of you use them - if so this article is a "must read". <BR> <BR> Exploding e-cigarette ‘nearly tears off smoker’s legs <BR> <link>www.couriermail.com.au/lifestyle/hea<BR>lth/exploding-ecigarette-nearly-tears-<BR>off-smokers-legs/story-fnihoyeo-122709<BR>0719544?sv=59... Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:08:45 EST Avoid Identity & Credit Fraud - 7 Simple Checks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59435950 The internet is a big, often confusing, place. Hackers and scammers are abundant and getting cleverer every day. These people take advantage of your lack of knowledge by “hijacking” you from your desired site and sending you into theirs, allowing them to do many illegal things, from a simple collection of data to credit and identity fraud............ <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12465&memberid=865417 </link> Sun, 12 Oct 2014 15:27:18 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 12th ----- 18th Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59427774 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 19th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 20th ............. Core <BR> Tue 21st ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 22nd........ Sat, 11 Oct 2014 16:44:16 EST Chair Marching Challenge 12th - 25th Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59427474 <BR> The challenge is to do at least 5000 steps every day – 5 days a week <BR> Your steps can be Chair Marching or walking or other standing exercise, or any combination of them – but you must total 5,000steps every day for 5 days in the week. <BR> If you use a pedometer it works best on a sock or shoe – for chair marching <BR> For those of you without a pedometer – and you really need one to challenge you to move – you need to do at least 30min walking and/or chair marching to do the same... Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:49:28 EST Self-esteem Workshop Module 6 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59427434 I have just entered Module 6 into my web site. <BR> Go to - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on "self-esteem Workshop". <BR> You can use this thread to ask any questions and make comments etc. <BR> Since this module is the last - you should be feeling some benefit from the workshop by now - maybe you could share your thoughts with us. <BR> Sat, 11 Oct 2014 15:41:48 EST Would you pay $1000 for a cupcake? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59409537 <BR> JUST when you thought the world couldn’t get any crazier ... a bakery in Dubai is selling the world’s most expensive cupcake — at more than $1000 a gobble. <BR> <link>www.couriermail.com.au/travel/travel<BR>-news/would-you-pay-1000-for-a-cupcake<BR>/story-fnjjv9zl-1227085367266 </link> Thu, 9 Oct 2014 16:06:42 EST Add Variety to Your Meals with Whole Grains http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59389592 Dietitians say, "Make half of your grains whole." Since most people need 6-11 servings of grains a day, it's a good idea to venture beyond whole grain pastas and breads to avoid dietary doldrums. Luckily, there are loads of little-utilized whole grains that you can easily cook up to add fiber, protein, and a healthy change of pace to your diet. <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/whole_grains_ot<BR>her.shtml </link> Tue, 7 Oct 2014 16:53:41 EST Its Pumpkin Time!! - 103 Pumpkin Recipes!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59389130 Click on the picture of the ones you are interested in and the recipe will come up!! There are some really yummy recipes here - which ones will you make??? <BR> <BR> <link>gooseberrypatch.typepad.com/blog/201<BR>2/10/rru-pumpkin.html#.VDRCiBY0-Qw </link> Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:51:12 EST Keep Thanksgiving From Derailing Your Diet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59389064 There is no need to skip the fun or traditional dishes on Thanksgiving. Follow these easy tricks to keep Thanksgiving dinner indulgences in check without deprivation. <BR> <link>fraservalley.healthcastle.com/how-ke<BR>ep-thanksgiving-derailing-your-diet-wi<BR>thout-skipping-fun </link> Tue, 7 Oct 2014 15:42:38 EST Yummy Herbed Sweet Potato Bites recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59378130 This recipe for herbed sweet potato bites sounds really yummy - it would make a great side dish rto so many meals. <BR> <BR> <link>thenourishinghome.com/2014/10/roaste<BR>d-herb-sweet-potato-bites/#comment-58513 </link> <BR> <BR> Also the seasoning mix that is used can be made up in a small jar, to keep handy in the pantry and use for many other things - like sprinkle over a chicken when cooking, add to soups, and sauces , sprinkle over other roast veg - it has many other uses. Mon, 6 Oct 2014 15:50:33 EST The Whole30®? - an interesting way of eating. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59361693 What is the Whole30®? <BR> Firstly this is a FREE program. <BR> Certain food groups (like sugar, grains, dairy and legumes) could be having a negative impact on your health and fitness without you even realizing it. Are your energy levels inconsistent or non-existent? Do you have aches and pains that can’t be explained by over-use or injury? Are you having a hard time losing weight no matter how hard you try? Do you have some sort of condition (like skin issues, digestive ailments, seasonal a... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 05:18:27 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 5th ----- 11th Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59361250 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 12th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 13th ............. Core <BR> Tue 14th ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 15th.......... Sun, 5 Oct 2014 01:54:44 EST Health Information that's Good to Know http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59360373 Health Information that's Good to Know <BR> <BR> These excerpts from the healthy food Encyclopedia cover some of the most important information about the most healthy foods, from your eye to your arteries to our heart, this is great information to know to remain in good health! <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content.aspx?email<BR>id=11952 </link> Sat, 4 Oct 2014 23:01:53 EST Self-esteem Workshop Module 5 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59360338 I have just entered Module 5 into my web site. <BR> Go to - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on "self-esteem Workshop". <BR> You can use this thread to ask any questions and make comments etc. <BR> Since the next module is the last - you should be feeling some benefit from the workshop by now - maybe you could share your thoughts with us. <BR> Sat, 4 Oct 2014 22:56:50 EST The Many Benefits of Olive Leaves http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59358792 The olive leaf has been a sign of peace and prosperity for many generations. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content.aspx?email<BR>id=12027 </link> Sat, 4 Oct 2014 19:49:16 EST October Chit-chat Corner http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59325797 Well it seems that Sandra has forgotten that its October ..........already. So I am changing this thread for her. <BR> I am sure the months and years go past faster every year. Soon we will be into your festive season - with Halloween at the end of this month to start things going!! <BR> Ah well we have a month before that - the first month of Autumn for you but the first month of Spring for us - what plans do you have to see out your summer and get ready for winter ahead?? <BR> Wed, 1 Oct 2014 15:19:16 EST 13 Surprising Household Uses for Apples http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59305460 Apples are one of the world’s most favorite fruits, and it’s easy to see why: They’re delicious, <BR> Who would have thought ???? <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12282&memberid=863854 </link> <BR> <BR> 15 Remedies You Can Make From Turmeric! <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12287&memberid=863854 </link> <BR> My trouble is trying to remember them all. Perhaps I should wallpaper my kitching in them all ..lol Mon, 29 Sep 2014 20:46:13 EST How to Avoid Cataracts http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59287041 Something to think about Our cataracts <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12255&memberid=863854 </link> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 05:51:42 EST 30 Uses for Coconut Oil http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59286843 The term “superfood” has been bandied about quite a bit recently. But if there is one food that truly deserves the moniker, it’s the mighty coconut. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/30-uses-fo<BR>r-coconut-oil.html </link> Sun, 28 Sep 2014 04:21:38 EST Self-esteem workshop Module 4 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59285715 The self-esteem workshop module 4 is on my web site - please do not start module 4 until you have finished the previous modules <BR> You can find it at: <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> click on the "self-esteem workshop " button <BR> Any feedback, comments or questions can be left here. Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:58:36 EST Chair Marching Challenge - 28th Sept - 12 Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59285668 Using the “Chair Marching Routine” you can find at: <link> http://chairexercisefun.com/ </link> <em>319</em> <BR> Click on the button “Chair Marching Routine” <BR> The challenge for the next 2 weeks is to do the Chair Marching Routine from start to finish 3 times in a day for 5 days each week <BR> You can record your success here <BR> <BR> <BR> Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:51:49 EST Read before buying a Spark Activity Tracker http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59285606 I have just reviewed the Sparkpeople Activity Tracker from the point of view of Mobility limited people - please read my review before you spend money on one!! <BR> And I know some of you won't agree with me - but I only said what I ffound!! <BR> Go to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on "booklets" Sat, 27 Sep 2014 22:42:07 EST October Newsletter and calendar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59285131 Ooops!! We seem to have got a bumper issue again this month!! It just “grew”!! <em>246</em> <BR> The emphasis is on Halloween though we have also covered Breast Cancer since October is Breast Cancer month. <em>390</em> <BR> As well we have all the usual topics - Exercise of the Month, Sparkpeople <BR> Feature as well as PaperCrafts, fun and games and some ideas for Halloween Boo gifts in a <BR> jar complete with printable labels. <em>423</em> <BR> Its been hard work getting this is... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 21:47:47 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 28th ----- 4th Oct http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59284208 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> Heavens I couldn't believe the week has past us and I am posting the exercises already <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 5th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 6th ............. ... Sat, 27 Sep 2014 20:08:07 EST English is One Strange Language... http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59264451 English is One Strange Language...It certainly is, stupid also one word with 2 different meanings grrrrrrr <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12224&memberid=863854 </link> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:04:58 EST 11 Tips to Perfect the Art of a Google Search http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59257129 How to Search Google More Efficiently. <BR> For those that haven't used "Google" or don't know how too, think it's easier to ask someone. Should keep this for future use.Google will give you an answer to anything you ask it. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12218&memberid=865417 </link> Thu, 25 Sep 2014 03:54:30 EST What Season Are You? - Quiz http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59241257 What Season Are You? <BR> From summer to winter, fall to spring, we divide the natural world because we too are divided. Some of us run cool while others hot. Some find comfort in things that others would find annoying. So as we represent the times of year, so we can represent our different selves. This isn't about our favorite season, it's about what season is the best metaphor to who we are. Take our test to find the season that most matches your personality. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:16:01 EST How to Make Overnight Oats Without A Recipe http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59241231 How to Make Overnight Oats Without A Recipe <BR> Muesli or overnight oats have had a renaissance over the last few years and with good reason. It’s a quick, cool and nourishing breakfast packed with health benefits. Read on to find out why you should give it a regular spot in your rotation and how to put this dish together – no recipe required! <BR> <link>fraservalley.healthcastle.com/how-ma<BR>ke-overnight-oats-without-recipe </link> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:12:57 EST I was active here before http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59236167 When I had a serious infection, well now I'm back because of a painful injury to my toe. zi feeel out of bed at my boyfriend's house (don't ask, long story). and I ripped off the top 1/3 of my toenail. Yes it hurts very bad and I'm wondering if chair exercises would be a good alternative to my regular routine. Please help with any tips or suggestions! <em>247</em> Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:06:52 EST Exercise 5 ...15min-- 21st ----- 27th Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59212949 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> Heavens I couldn't believe the week has past us and I am posting the exercises already <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 28th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 29th ............. ... Sun, 21 Sep 2014 02:58:44 EST Self-esteem Workshop - Module 3 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59210903 I have just loaded Module 3 into my web site - <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> click on the "self-esteem Workshop" button <BR> Keep in mind that you are doiung this workshop at your own pace - please complete the previous modules before going on to this one - they all build on each other!! <BR> You can use this thread for any comments, questions etc!! <BR> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 20:50:46 EST The Ultimate Food Storage Cheat Sheet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59209993 It's hard to know exactly when food passes that magical barrier between good and gone bad, tasty and disgusting. Something you might like to print out, or just keep. <BR> <BR> <em>492</em> <em>22</em> <em>496</em> <em>265</em> <em>467</em> <em>368</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12158&memberid=863854 </link> Sat, 20 Sep 2014 18:30:06 EST Challenge Can You Help This Family Cross This Bri http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59189185 Riddle: How Will This Family Get Across the bridge? <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12127&memberid=863854 </link> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:37:38 EST 135 Pounds Lost: Jaynee Says, ‘I Can Make Anything http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59182506 What was the turning point that prompted you to lose weight? ????? <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/columns/weigh<BR>t-loss-success-stories/135-pounds-lost<BR>-jaynee-says-can-make-anything-workout<BR>/?pos=1&xid=nl_EverydayHealthWomensHea<BR>lth_20140917 </link> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:46:47 EST 135 Pounds Lost: Jaynee Says, ‘I Can Make Anything http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59182500 What was the turning point that prompted you to lose weight????? <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/columns/weigh<BR>t-loss-success-stories/135-pounds-lost<BR>-jaynee-says-can-make-anything-workout<BR>/?pos=1&xid=nl_EverydayHealthWomensHea<BR>lth_20140917 </link> Thu, 18 Sep 2014 04:43:36 EST Exercise 5 ...15min--- 14th ----- 20th Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59137960 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 21st ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 22nd ............. Core <BR> Tue 23rd ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 24th............... Upper body <B... Sun, 14 Sep 2014 02:32:47 EST 11 Challenging Lateral Thinking Problems http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59134753 11 Challenging Lateral Thinking Problems <em>334</em> <BR> <BR> Keep your brain in tip-top shape while trying to solve these 11 challenging riddles that require you to fine-tune your logic skills, and then send them on to your friends to see how they do! <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content_11622/11_C<BR>hallenging_Riddles_to_Get_Your_Gears_i<BR>n_Motion.aspx </link> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:02:37 EST Sports Drinks + homemade - versus Energy Drinks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59134727 Sports Drinks versus Energy Drinks <BR> <BR> Getting back to the gym or picking up a new sport may be on your list of New Year's Resolutions. With TV commercials showcasing professional athletes drinking sports or energy drinks, do you need these drinks if you are active? <BR> <link>www.healthcastle.com/sports_drinks.s<BR>html </link> Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:57:43 EST Self-esteem Workshop - module 2 http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59134645 I have just loaded module 2 into my web site <BR> go to: <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click the :Self-esteem Workshop " button <BR> <BR> Remember you should not start Module 2 until you have finished the Introduction and Module 1 - these modules all build on each other and you will not get the benefit unless you work through each one in turn. <BR> They will remain on my web site indefinately. <BR> <BR> This thread is for any discussion or questions you may have. Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:45:14 EST Chair Marching Challenge - Sept 14th - 27th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59134576 <em>319</em> <em>313</em> <em>319</em> <em>311</em> <em>319</em> <em>313</em> <em>319</em> <em>311</em> <BR> <BR> The challenge this week is to use the TV commercial break time (or a minimum of 10 min in the day)!! Every day for the next 2 weeks I want you to either Chair March and use your arms in a swimming motion in at least 3 commercial breaks every day/evening while you are watching TV (or a minimum of 10 min in the day). <em>319</em> <em>319</em> <em>319... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:31:52 EST 2 Reasons Diet Soda Makes You Fat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59115478 Think you’re saving calories by ordering a diet soda? Maybe in the short-term… but <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/2-surprisi<BR>ng-ways-diet-soda-makes-you-fat.html </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> 14 Reasons to Ditch Diet Soda <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/14-reasons<BR>-to-ditch-diet-soda.html </link> <BR> <BR> This Post Will Make You Stop Drinking Soda Instantly <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/this-post-<BR>will-make-you-stop-drinking-soda-insta<BR>nt... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:08:59 EST How to Download Your Favorite Music from Youtube! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59108568 Do you have some songs you'd really love to hear or take with your on your ipod or mp3 player, but don't want to mess around with downloading applications you have no idea how to use? <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12035&memberid=865417 </link> Thu, 11 Sep 2014 04:50:19 EST 30 Sad Sweet Songs That Touched Us http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59106736 This is a list of ' Oldies" along with videos of the artist singing the song. If you want to save it to your computer, just Copy and Paste into where you want to keep it. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12024&memberid=863854 </link> <BR> <BR> Barbara Streisand to Ray Charles From Eric Clapton to the Abba, from Elvis Presley to Billy Joel. Wed, 10 Sep 2014 21:50:56 EST Tasmania: My Beautiful Island Home http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59094591 The Island of Spectacular Beauty My Home <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=12007&memberid=863854 </link> Tue, 9 Sep 2014 18:15:58 EST Exercise 5 ...15min 7th Sep - 13th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59073666 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 14th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 15th ............. Core <BR> Tue 16th ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 17th............... Upper body <BR... Sun, 7 Sep 2014 19:26:34 EST Become a Browsing Expert with These 8 Tricks http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59073256 few tricks that will help you make the most of browsing the internet <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11975&memberid=863854 </link> Sun, 7 Sep 2014 18:21:58 EST Simple Exercises to prevent osteoporosis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59066807 I just uploaded a leaflet you can print - containing diagrams and directions for exercises. <BR> You can find it by going to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> <BR> Click on the "booklets" button then open the folder "Exercise related" <BR> <BR> Remember a lot of exercises done on the floor can also be done on the bed!! <BR> Have fun!! Sun, 7 Sep 2014 05:19:35 EST Another timewaster!! One for the jigsaw lovers. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59066737 Solve the Patchwork Puzzles <BR> <BR> Solve this patchwork puzzle by selecting pieces and putting them where they fit, until you fill the screen with patchwork. It gets harder from level to level, so don't think it's easy! <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11971&memberid=865417 </link> <BR> <BR> I got to level 5 before I had to stop to do the tea washing up!! (that's my excuse anyway!! <em>334</em> ) Sun, 7 Sep 2014 04:27:20 EST Stay Energized & Awake With These Great Tips http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59048220 Are you constantly feeling tired ???? <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11939&memberid=863854 </link> Fri, 5 Sep 2014 06:23:57 EST Are You Ready for BookBook? (funny!!) http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59047721 Are You Ready for BookBook? <BR> <BR> It seems like every day we hear of some amazing new gadget that lets us browse and read better, from cellphones to tablet computers to electronic readers. In this hilarious Ikea ad, the Swedish company pokes fun at the style of presentation companies like Apple are famous for - the awe-driven description of their products, by introducing you to BookBook, and you won't believe the features! <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11936&mem... Fri, 5 Sep 2014 02:51:34 EST 5 Health Benefits Oatmeal Provides http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59037697 We all know oatmeal is good for us... <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11929&memberid=863854 </link> Thu, 4 Sep 2014 06:45:36 EST 20 computer Shortcuts Using the Windows Key http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59033638 20 Great Shortcuts Using the Windows Key <BR> <BR> Our Keyboard has many necessary keys, which we mainly know and use on a regular basis, but there are some other special combinations that can save us time and make life easier when using the computer. One of the most useful, yet often ignored, keys is the “Windows” key. It is directly related to the Windows operating system functions and when used in combination with certain other keys – it turns even the most non-computer-friendly person in... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 18:56:17 EST Guide: How to Perform CPR http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59026848 Guide: How to Perform CPR <BR> <BR> CPR Stands for “CardioPulmonary Resuscitation” - an emergency procedure that is performed in an effort to manually preserve intact brain function in a person who is in cardiac arrest. Performing CPR is quite easy to learn and can one day save the life of your loved ones. Almost 90% of cardiac arrests occur at home, where people depend on the immediate attention of their family members. You need to act quickly - At four minutes without oxygen, a human will... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 05:03:22 EST Game: Help This Adorable Panda Get His Oranges http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59026449 The object of the game is to get the orange to the Panda, sounds simple enough, no? Use your brain to move the orange around the screen, avoid obstacles and collect stars for extra points! I played this game for hours! <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11914&memberid=865417 </link> Wed, 3 Sep 2014 01:36:17 EST Let's Hang Out:14 DIY Ideas that Hang from Ceiling http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x59023490 Let's Hang Out: 14 DIY Ideas that Hang from Ceiling <BR> <BR> Whether it's a pendant light, a planter, a mobile, or even a suspended table, if it's cool and it hangs from the ceiling, it's probably in this roundup. There are a lot of great ideas that would be perfect to try over the long, upcoming, Labor Day weekend. So 'let's hang out' and go through this list of 14 hanging DIY ideas to see what inspires you. <BR> <link>www.curbly.com/users/brittni-mehlhof<BR>f/posts/16411-let-s-hang-... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:17:17 EST How to Organize your Desk in 6 Simple Steps http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x59023462 Before and After: How to Style and Organize your Desk in 6 Simple Steps <BR> <BR> Does your desk look anything like mine? Disorganized, a little messy, and just kind of boring? If so, I have some tips to help get your desk organized and looking good, in a flash. Click through to see the after photos and my 6 tips for styling and organizing your desk space <BR> <BR> . <link>www.curbly.com/users/brittni-mehlhof<BR>f/posts/16410-before-and-after-how-to-<BR>style-and-organize-your-desk-in-... Tue, 2 Sep 2014 19:14:29 EST I AM SEEING RED! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59005847 I was at a hotel today that had a van access for the handicapped parking and someone was parked in the space. I was trying to write a note stating this space was for access when the owner of the vehicle came out. He said that there were no other parking spots when he drove in. I said something about he was parked in an access place for wheelchairs and his reply that there was enough room for a wheel chair to get in! I said not if it was an electric chair and Oh, I hadn't thought of that. ... Mon, 1 Sep 2014 06:21:29 EST The Super Cat & Dog Video of the Year http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59005549 <BR> This video is just so much fun, we've watched it 3 times over already! For all you cat lovers out there (and some dog) - this is one of the most hilarious and adorable video we've ever seen! <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11888&memberid=865417 </link> Mon, 1 Sep 2014 04:59:37 EST 6 Ways to Get Rid of a Headache Without Medication http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x59002591 Getting a headache or worse, a migraine, being a sinus sufferer I can relate to this as many others can. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11880&memberid=863854 </link> Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:38:13 EST September Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x59002340 Eeeeeek I'm feel I go to bed get up the next morning and we are in a new month <BR> <BR> Welcome to the first day of Autumn / Spring for us downunder. Although looking out my window, it sure doesn't look like Spring. <BR> <em>465</em> <em>214</em> <BR> Have a great month team Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:55:51 EST Exercise 5 ...15min 31st ----- 6th Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x59002312 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 7th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 8th ............. Core <BR> Tue 9th ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 10th............... Upper body <BR> Th... Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:51:36 EST Chair Marching Challenge - 31st Aug - 13th Sept http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58992637 <em>319</em> <em>359</em> <em>319</em> <em>359</em> <em>319</em> <em>359</em> <em>359</em> <em>359</em> <em>319</em> <BR> <BR> The challenge this week is to use the TV commercial break time!! <BR> Every day for the next 2 weeks I want you to either Chair March or use your arms in a swimming motion (preferably both) in at least 3 commercial breaks every day/evening while you are watching TV. <BR> <BR> N.B. If you don't watch TV - then do 10 min a day - either in... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:37:11 EST Self-esteem Workshop - http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58992269 Hi Team, <BR> I feel like saying - 1..2..3..Start today - yes its the Introduction to the Self-esteem workshop - and the start of the real "work"!! <BR> I have just entered the Introduction Section with a couple of worksheets and some extra info. <BR> The idea of thios week is to help you understand what is involved in this workshop and for you to sort out what you feel you need to concentrate on particularly in the coming weeks to most benefit yourselves!! <BR> <BR> You will find it all at... Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:59:44 EST The Natural Wonders of Green Tea! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58985197 I wish I could drink " Green Tea" I can't come at all the flavours I like my tea as plain normal tea. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11859&memberid=863854#.VADzhWPiuDw </link> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:45:43 EST 10 Inflaming vs. 10 Anti-Inf ammation Foods! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58978910 Inflammation is a condition in which a part of the body shows symptoms of becoming red, swollen, hot and most of the time <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11848&memberid=863854#.VAAayGPiuDw </link> Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:18:44 EST Russian Circus Cats are Amazing http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58975172 This wonderful performance could be seen at the 10th Moscow International Youth Festival of Circus Arts in the Nikulin Circus Boulevard. This clever cat was taught using only positive reinforcement (have you ever met a cat that responded to anything else?) and not only follows orders, but is a highly skilled performer in its own right. <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11836&memberid=865417#.U_-L02PiuQw </link> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:09:42 EST Time for a giggle!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58975128 Do you allow your man in the kitchen??? Think twice in future! <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11844&memberid=865417#.U_-KN2PiuQw </link> Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:03:23 EST Ooops!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58965720 Hilarious Compilation of Guard Bloopers! <BR> <BR> Being a professional guard isn't an easy job. You have to be ready to perform complex manuavers, ride horses, be quick on your step and above all - never break formation. <BR> <BR> Well, that's how it's supposed to be, anyway... <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11824&memberid=865417#.U_41amPiuQw </link> Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:48:45 EST September Newsletter http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x58959175 The September Newsletter is now available!! <BR> Go to <link>chairexercisefun.com/ </link> and click on the button "Current CE Team Newsletter" <BR> This month is another full newsletter - though not as bumper as last month!! As promised the Exercise of the Month has started - and will be a regular feature each month. <BR> There is also an amazing story of perseverence against the odds by a team member, and articles and recipes on Quinoa <BR> The reguar Sparkpeople feature is there as ... Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:04:43 EST Short Chair Marching Demonstration http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58930994 I just added a short demonstration of Chair Marching to the Chair Exercise YouTube Video Channel - <BR> NOTE: If you do it with the video - either repeat several times or extend the time you do each movement!! It is a demonstration ONLY!! <BR> <BR> <link>youtu.be/9ktYI1EZ89Q?list=PLpNdH752u<BR>T_SvUeu2LJx_zKKNKV-B2Y33 </link> <BR> <BR> A longer video on Chair Marching will be coming soon!! Sun, 24 Aug 2014 03:38:23 EST Exercise 5 ...15min 23rd-----30th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58930856 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 31st ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 1st ............. Core <BR> Tue 2nd ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 3rd............... Upper body <BR> Th... Sun, 24 Aug 2014 02:22:15 EST Vegetable Challenge - 24th - 30th Aug http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58927735 Nutrition challenge - Vegetables <BR> <BR> Vegetables are IN this week!! The VEGETABLE Challenge will be to do THREE or more of the following mini challenges: <BR> <BR> 1. Eat at least 4 DIFFERENT vegetables a day! Post on this thread which VEGETABLES you ate. <BR> <em>370</em> <em>371</em> <em>372</em> <em>284</em> <em>147</em> <em>210</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> 2. Give a Vegetable SparkGoodie to a different Chair Exercise Team member each of the three days. <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 18:09:58 EST Self-esteem Workshop - Preparation - Discussion http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58927348 Next week I will be posting the Introduction to the Self-esteem workshop. <BR> This workshop is unlike anything I have done before. But then I guess Self-esteem is unlike anything else we have done either. <BR> <BR> Self-esteem is not something you can flick through or read the first couple of lines and say you have done it – nor can you buy it in Walmart!! It is something you have to take time over, work at, all the time – and something you have to do for yourself!! <BR> Self-esteem is a ... Sat, 23 Aug 2014 16:44:50 EST A Bludger's Guide to Fitness!! Slide Show. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58908696 Are you having commitment issues? Most of us start out strong with visions of thrice-weekly trips to the gym and all manner of flexing opportunities. <BR> <BR> Over time, though, our enthusiasm wanes and jobs and family life impinge on our workout regimen (or at least become a damn fine excuse). <BR> <BR> But what if you could sneak in exercise and fat-burning foods by taking the easy way out? Welcome to the bludger’s regimen. <BR> <link>www.bodyandsoul.com.au/fitness/train<BR>ing+tips/ga... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:51:43 EST Bad Day?? This should brighten things up!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58908320 If you are having a bad day, or even if you aren't, this video should brighten things up - <BR> <BR> <link>youtu.be/O7D-1RG-VRk </link> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:52:25 EST 22 Tips to Troubleshoot Your Computer http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58890900 Your PC Troubleshooting Cheatsheet <em>18</em> When you are about to pull your hair out ... <em>33</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11711&memberid=863854#.U_PtgmPiuDw </link> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:39:11 EST Great Extra Uses for Regular Aluminum Foil! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58890853 There are a few typos in this, or perhaps spelling errors ... <em>198</em> <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11712&memberid=863854#.U_Pro2PiuDw </link> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:32:22 EST Anyone using Resistance bands? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x58879170 Trying to figure out how to use resistance bands for the legs while in a chair. Looking for advice on videos or books or pamphlets! Please help! I need to build the muscles in legs as well as arms! <BR> <BR> <em>304</em> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 17:20:37 EST The Quick Cooking Cheat Sheet http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58878883 Love homemade food but hate how long it takes? I've compiled a little cheat-sheet for you that will save you a whole lot of time and stress the next time you cook. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11696&memberid=865417#.U_Jj4mM0eQw </link> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:38:47 EST 10 foods you shouldn't give up - slide show http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58878849 We're bombarded with new diets, new superfoods and new food crazes all the time but there are some things that should remain a constant in your diet no matter what. Accredited practising dietitian Geraldine Georgeou outlines the 10 foods you shouldn't give up (and yes, chocolate is one of them!). <link>www.bodyandsoul.com.au/nutrition/nut<BR>rition+tips/galleries/10+foods+you+sho<BR>uldnt+give+up,27423 </link> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:35:19 EST Exercise 5 ...15min 17th ---23rd http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58862975 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 24th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 25th ............. Core <BR> Tue 26th ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 27th............... ... Sun, 17 Aug 2014 02:38:13 EST The fat equation: How much is healthy? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58852248 Confused about whether you can spread butter on your toast <BR> <BR> <link>www.bodyandsoul.com.au/health/health<BR>+news/the+fat+equation+how+much+is+hea<BR>lthyr,32229 </link> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:29:20 EST 22 Home Tips That'll Make Your Life Easier http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58852225 We usually spend too much time just trying to streamline our lives, making daily living a bit easier, a bit quicker. <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11645&memberid=863854#.U-6k3GMl9XN </link> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 20:26:29 EST Use or lose it http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58848916 My office received a call from Marjorie recently. She shared with us that she has been doing chair exercise toning videos for many years. She has used them so much, that one of them has worn out! She plans to continue doing one of them each day. When asked about the secret to her longevity with good health both in body and mind... She says she exercises very consistently, eats right and also has a good time! She reminded us that, "If you don't use it- you lose it". Wow! Fri, 15 Aug 2014 12:35:53 EST 22 Home Remedies Made from Home Ingredients! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58842255 <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content_11206/22_H<BR>ome_Remedies_Made_from_Home_Ingredient<BR>s!.aspx#.U-1Pp2Ml9XM </link> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:14:19 EST 25 Extra Uses for Olive Oil You May Not Have Heard http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58842192 25 Uses for Olive Oil! <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=10365#.U-1OcmMl9XM </link> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 20:08:19 EST Everything You Need to Know About Ebola http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58840571 Everything You Need to Know About Ebola <BR> <BR> Along with everything else we generally get on the news, recently we’ve been hearing more and more about the recent Ebola outbreak in Africa, and that American citizens with the disease have been flown into the U.S. for the first time. This can be very scary, especially when you don’t really know what Ebola is, so I’ve created this guide to help you understand the history, current state and the likely future of Ebola. <link>www.ba-bamail.com... Thu, 14 Aug 2014 15:58:36 EST For all you Chair Dancing Fitness Fans http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x58832341 For You Chair Dancing Fans: <BR> I got this from Chair Dancing Fitness yesterday: <BR> Youcan find them at: <link>www.chairdancing.com/ </link> <BR> <BR> Tune in to Q-Check on QVC Thursday at 12pm, Eastern time. <BR> <BR> Jodi will show you that even with a broken wrist she is still exercising, and you can too! <BR> <BR> We would love to hear your inspiring stories of fitness... <BR> was there ever a time you had to get creative to get your workout in? <BR> Share your story and ... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 19:11:38 EST 20 Great Uses for Vinegar http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58813599 20 Ways Vinegar Can Work Miracles for You <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/content.aspx?email<BR>id=10665#.U-ln1WMl9XM </link> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 21:07:19 EST 10 Complications of Diabetes http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58813480 <link>www.sharecare.com/health/type-2-diab<BR>etes/health-guide/living-younger-with-<BR>diabetes/10-diabetes-complications?eid<BR>=1010715548&memberid=28974662&_sid=532<BR>2888c-56ce-40d4-b166-6f333e337fa3&#cmpid=sceml00 </link> Mon, 11 Aug 2014 20:54:31 EST The Snack Food Hall of Shame http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58795313 The Snack Food Hall of Shame <BR> <BR> If you buy a snack at a fast-food restaurant or other convenience outlet, beware <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/photogallery/<BR>Snack-food-hall-of-shame.aspx?pos=1&xi<BR>d=nl_EverydayHealthWomensHealth_20140808 </link> Sun, 10 Aug 2014 01:31:15 EST Exercise 5 ...15 10th ---16th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58795130 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 17th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 18th ............. Core <BR> Tue 19th ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 20th............... ... Sun, 10 Aug 2014 00:41:59 EST Calorie Challenge - 10th - 23rd Aug http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58792580 For the next 2 weeks we will have a calorie challenge – running from 10th – 23rd August <BR> 1 – Track ALL food eaten on your nutrition tracker every day <BR> EITHER: <BR> 2 – Record the target range of calories that Sparkpeople gives you for each day and then record whether you ate within that target <BR> OR <BR> 3 – Record the number of calories you actually ate each day <BR> Remember to track EVERYTHING you eat – if you cheat – it is only yourself you are cheating!! <BR> You can copy an... Sat, 9 Aug 2014 19:14:02 EST What Happens After You Drink a Can of Cola.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58777263 The Effects of Cola on Your Body After One Hour <em>262</em> <BR> This is scary and should be an eye opener <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11537&memberid=863854#.U-R3a2Ml9XM </link> Fri, 8 Aug 2014 03:11:39 EST Diabetics Carry an Extra Burden of Shame http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58775020 <BR> <BR> Even some doctors admit they blame the patient when it comes to type 2 diabetes. That prejudice may be adding to a health crisis. <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/health-report<BR>/cs-type-2-diabetes-shame-extra-burden<BR>.aspx?pos=1&xid=nl_everydayhealthwomen<BR>shealth_20140807 </link> Thu, 7 Aug 2014 20:34:34 EST Game - Challenge Your Brain With "Apple Harvest".. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58762993 Today's brain-teaser is called "Apple Harvest 2". In this game, you simply need to think, use your imagination and draw a few lines to put the apples in crates. Sounds simple enough, right? Give it a shot, it's oodles and oodles of fun! (And you'll end up humming the tune all day long).... <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11499&memberid=865417#.U-KCIWOc48A </link> Wed, 6 Aug 2014 15:32:26 EST Quiz - How Well Do You Know English? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58762899 English is the most popular language in the world, with roots going thousands of years and influenced by German, Latin, French & more! By our time, the language has been enriched by a plethora of new words for expressions. This Quiz will let you test your knowledge of English....... <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11518&memberid=865417#.U-J_5GOc48A </link> Wed, 6 Aug 2014 15:22:47 EST Top 5 Fermented Foods For Beginners http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58762830 Fermented foods are a key ingredient in any healthy diet and have been present in traditional food cultures for thousands of years. Learn why fermented foods should be added to your arsenal and Michelle's top 5 foods to try out now, even if you're new to the scene.......... <BR> <link>fraservalley.healthcastle.com/top-5-<BR>fermented-foods-beginners </link> Wed, 6 Aug 2014 15:14:44 EST Hi I'm Jeanne and new to team! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58748476 Hi All! <BR> I'm looking for active teams! I hope this is one! I am 45 years old and can only do chair exercise due to a back disability! I have been on SP since my b-day, June 26th but only really got active on it on July 22nd! I am so excited by this new lifestyle! I am enjoying some of the fruits of my labors already with a 5 lb wt. loss and more flexibility and stamina! Eating healthy is something my body seems to really like as well. I blog daily. Tue, 5 Aug 2014 08:22:23 EST The Beginner's Guide for a Faster Computer! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58747136 You’re trying to get something done on your computer ????? <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11453&memberid=863854#.U-CXwmO2VXM </link> Tue, 5 Aug 2014 04:40:57 EST Weight A Healthy Breakfast for Weight-Loss Success http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58736432 Your breakfast choices lay the foundation for your entire day and your long-term health. But you don't have to stick with the traditional options <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/weight/eating<BR>-a-healthy-breakfast.aspx?pos=1&xid=nl<BR>_EverydayHealthWomensHealth_20140803 </link> Mon, 4 Aug 2014 04:27:51 EST Be Accountable to YOU!! Challenge - Aug 3rd - 9th http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58734358 My challenge to you for this week is for YOU to be accountable to YOURSELF!! <BR> <BR> Every evening – I want you to sit for a few moments and answer to yourself, truthfully – <BR> Am I happy with my food choices today? <BR> If not, why not? <BR> What steps can I take to improve my food choices tomorrow? <BR> <BR> Am I happy with the amount of exercise/movement I did today? <BR> If not, why not? <BR> What steps can I take to improve the amount of exercise/movement I do tomorrow? <BR> <B... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 21:53:49 EST Live To Eat, Not Eat To Live: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58726280 Why We Need Good Food Everyday <BR> <BR> <link>gavanmurphy.com/why-we-need-good-foo<BR>d-everyday-2/ </link> Sun, 3 Aug 2014 05:02:45 EST Exercise 5 ...15 3rd ---9th Aug http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58726219 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> For those that don't know or forget how to Copy and Paste <BR> <link>www.youtube.com/watch?v=c66pvfilotA </link> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 10th ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 11th ............. Core <BR> Tue 12th ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 13th............... ... Sun, 3 Aug 2014 04:29:20 EST Be Thankful for what you have http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58717082 The World is Mine <BR> Today, upon a bus, I saw a very beautiful woman <BR> And wished I were as beautiful. <BR> When suddenly she rose to leave, <BR> I saw her hobble down the aisle. <BR> She had one leg and wore a crutch. <BR> But as she passed, she passed a smile. <BR> Oh, God, forgive me when I whine. <BR> I have two legs; the world is mine. <BR> <BR> I stopped to buy some candy. <BR> The lad who sold it had such charm. <BR> I talked with him, he seemed so glad. <BR> If I were late, it'd... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 04:46:32 EST Babyboomers React to Google Glass http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58704704 Nowadays, all kids are talking about is Google Glass, <BR> Heaven help us, what next ... Scaryeeeeeeeeeeeeeee <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11406&memberid=863854#.U9rxumNIppJ </link> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 21:49:17 EST 7 'Healthy' Foods You Should Avoid! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58703952 Nutritional advice must be taken carefully. Remeber when they say " Lite" " Fat Free " check the sugar with the normal brand. When they take out fat, the add sugar. <BR> <BR> <link>www.ba-bamail.com/Content.aspx?email<BR>id=11427&memberid=863854#.U9rZkmNIppI </link> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:10:22 EST 14 Surprising Uses for Onions http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58703870 Rich in antioxidants, thought to prevent cancer, diabetes, and even the common cold, onions are nothing if not a superfood. <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/14-surpris<BR>ing-uses-for-onions.html </link> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:58:58 EST 5 Foods Proven to Make You Happier http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58703751 Can you find happiness in your fridge? Yes—as long as you’re eating the right stuff. Looking for a pick-me-up? Here’s what to nosh on: <BR> <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/5-foods-pr<BR>oven-to-make-you-happier.html </link> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:40:53 EST August Chat http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x58703438 Good morning from a chilly snow capped mountains here in Hobart Tasmania. <BR> Can you believe this is the 1st day of August, some ome should put the breaks on this planet as Mother Earth is spinning too fast. <BR> Better pull up a chair, have a <em>106</em> and lets chat. <em>220</em> <em>361</em> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:44:42 EST Beet Ginger Lime Smoothie http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58703336 In need of a not too sweet but totally refreshing smoothie? You're in luck, this is a beet smoothie for beet lovers. With just a hint of sweetness the natural flavours shine through. With anti-inflammatory ingredients, its also a great way to help recover from a workout, or just start your day off on the right food. Find out what's inside and why you should add it to your rotation below. <BR> <link>fraservalley.healthcastle.com/post-w<BR>orkout-beet-ginger-lime-smoothie </link> Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:23:46 EST The Easiest, Fastest Way To Cut A Watermelon http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58676552 This is brilliant!! <BR> <link>youtu.be/Lq14KIgdJOA </link> Tue, 29 Jul 2014 04:18:13 EST Diabetes Superfoods http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58663305 Ever see the top 10 lists for foods everyone should eat to superpower your diet? Ever wonder which will mesh with your diabetes meal plan? Wonder no more. Your list of the top 10 diabetes superfoods has arrived. - <BR> <BR> <link>www.diabetes.org/food-and-fitness/fo<BR>od/what-can-i-eat/making-healthy-food-<BR>choices/diabetes-superfoods.html </link> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 21:00:08 EST 8 Common Myths About Dehydration http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58656174 Water plays an integral role in nearly every biological process in the body. <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/8-common-m<BR>yths-about-dehydration.html </link> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 03:11:51 EST Exercise 5 ...15 27th -----2nd Aug with video's http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=17933x32265x58656151 <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <em>321</em> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>257</em> <em>362</em> <em>346</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> Sun 3rd ........... Seated leg and knees <BR> Mon 4th ............. Core <BR> Tue 5th ... ...... Lower body <BR> Wed 6th............... Upper body <BR> Thu 7tht ............... Core <BR> Fri 8th ................ Aerobics <BR> Sat 9th ....................you can do anything liste... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 02:48:35 EST Healthy Week Challenge - 27th July - 2nd Aug http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58655977 Healthy Week Challenge and it will take place from July 27th – Aug 2nd 2014 <BR> Chose four (4) or more of the following Mini Challenges: <BR> <BR> 1. Drink 6-8 glasses of water, Daily. (NOTE: 1 glass = 8oz or 250ml) <BR> <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> 2. Chair March (march with your legs, lifting your feet on every step, while sitting) for at least 10 mins every day. The 10 mins can be split over the day. <BR> <em>319</em> <BR> 3. Do some movement other than chair marching (gym, walki... Sun, 27 Jul 2014 01:28:23 EST Are you glutin free (or nearly)and is it helping? http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58635697 I keep hearing from members that they are going "glutin free" (or trying to) and although they are not actually alergic to glutin its helping a lot of other illnesses. <BR> I want to try to do some research on this but I need a few pointers from you <BR> <BR> To start you off Littlewind has said her sister is going glutin free and its helping MS <BR> <BR> Thank you. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:01:06 EST August Newsletter and Survey Results http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=0x32265x58635085 I have just loaded the August Bumper Vacation edition of the Chair Exercise Team Newsletter into my web site - with the 2014 Survey Results <BR> <BR> I loaded the newsletter early - as its a Bumper Vacation edition - so Bumper that I divided it into different sections so you could pick and choose what is useful for you. <BR> <BR> I have also included an Index - of the articles in the main magazine that is linked to that article - click on the article you want in the index and boom!! you wil... Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:57:44 EST Coffee around the world - fascinating!! http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58633836 WHEN you’re navigating your way through foreign streets and getting used to new cultures and cuisines while travelling, you could be excused for thinking that the simplest way to start the day would be with a cup of coffee. <BR> <link>www.news.com.au/travel/travel-advice<BR>/what-you-need-to-know-about-coffee-ar<BR>ound-the-world/story-e6frfqfr-12270009<BR>17539?utm_source=News&utm_medium=email<BR>&utm_campaign=editorial&net_sub_uid=6218199 </link> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:57:29 EST Understanding Primary and Secondary Osteoarthritis http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11094x32265x58625403 The cause of your osteoarthritis will determine what type you have. <BR> <BR> <link>www.everydayhealth.com/arthritis/ost<BR>eoarthritis/index.aspx?pos=1&xid=nl_Ev<BR>erydayHealthWomensHealth_20140723 </link> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 20:21:26 EST Almond Milk Isn’t As Great As You Think http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=11058x32265x58625137 With the almond milk industry skyrocketing, it seems as though more and more people have made almonds their non-dairy, plant-based milk of choice. It’s quite understandable, but.......... <BR> <BR> <link>www.care2.com/greenliving/almond-mil<BR>k-isnt-as-great-as-you-think.html </link> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:47:34 EST 10 Computer Mouse Tips To Know http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/team_messageboard_thread.asp?board=-1x32265x58624913 10 Computer Mouse Tips To Know <BR> <BR> While the mouse may seem like a trivial aspect of your computer, there are probably a lot of things you don't know about its use. 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