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Study Reveals Tips to Make Your Healthy Habits Stick

A new American Heart Association study proves that key parts of the SparkPeople program can boost your chances maintaining healthy lifestyle habits for the long haul.
Posted 7/21/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 101 comments   126,892 views
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Habits of Healthy Eaters: Organize the Fridge and Freezer

Having trouble getting a healthy dinner on the table each night? In two NEW videos, Chef Meg helps you make healthy cooking easier.
Posted 6/8/2010  10:00:00 AM By: Meg Galvin : 92 comments   31,037 views
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Banish Bland Food and Learn to Store Your Herbs and Spices

Chef Meg shares her secrets for adding flavor without fat, sugar, or salt in this NEW video!
Posted 5/4/2010  10:25:13 AM By: Meg Galvin : 83 comments   15,873 views
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Fitness Defined: Concentric and Eccentric Contractions (and Why It Matters)

Concentric vs. Eccentric contractions: learn how to build more strength and get better results from your weight training without spending more time in the gym. Easy to follow!
Posted 2/26/2010  10:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 88 comments   337,213 views
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4 Workouts for People with Limited Mobility

From chair workouts to cardio cleaning, there are plenty of ways to get stronger--even if you can't stand or walk. Get tips from a member who has lost more than 100 pounds.
Posted 2/17/2010  12:00:00 PM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 235 comments   318,517 views
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Make Your Meals Do the Work: Cook Once, Eat for Days

Chef Meg turns one recipe into a few days of meals!
Posted 1/26/2010  10:24:12 AM By: Meg Galvin : 94 comments   76,633 views
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7 Healthy Holiday Tips from Dr. Oz

We recently sat in on a conference call with health expert Dr. Mehmet Oz, who shared with us some great tips on staying healthy throughout the holiday season.
Posted 12/15/2009  10:09:34 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 72 comments   26,016 views
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One Surefire Way to Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

The secret to preventing winter weight gain is simpler than you may think!
Posted 12/11/2009  7:28:07 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 206 comments   42,716 views
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4 Ways a Famous Food Critic Maintains His Physique

How do you stay trim when eating is your job? Here are four strategies we could all use!
Posted 12/2/2009  3:06:58 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 133 comments   23,494 views
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10 Sneaky Ways to Get Fit and HealthyŚWithout Really Trying

The "stealth health" movement aims to help people sneak fitness, nutrition and healthy living into their busy days. Here are 10 effortless ways you can do exactly that!
Posted 9/23/2009  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 241 comments   300,528 views
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Play Your Power Song to Go the Extra Mile

A power song can help you keep going when the going gets tough. Find out which song motivates Coach Nicole to push farther--and how it can help you, too.
Posted 9/9/2009  11:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 143 comments   48,073 views
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11 Tips to Help You Feel at Ease at Your First Yoga Class

You've summoned the courage to try something new--yoga. But you're worried about making a faux pas in class. Here's what to expect when you unroll your mat.
Posted 9/1/2009  1:00:00 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 90 comments   120,384 views
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Your Summer Party Survival Guide

Today is Canada Day and Fourth of July is Saturday, which means plenty of celebrating across the continent. Find out how to survive your next barbecue or backyard party!
Posted 7/1/2009  2:02:57 PM By: Stepfanie Romine : 36 comments   16,642 views
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Video: 5 Stretches Every Walker Should Do

Coach Nicole appeared on FOX recently to demonstrate the must-do stretches for walkers and runners. Check out the video!
Posted 4/29/2009  5:43:20 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 48 comments   18,014 views
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10 Screening Tests Everyone Should Consider

Research has shown that early diagnosis is essential in treating many illnesses. Learn how a few screening tests can help your doctor determine your risk for disease.
Posted 3/18/2009  1:10:07 PM By: Nancy Howard : 80 comments   14,389 views
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