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100 Amazing Reasons to Start Losing Weight Today

We asked SparkPeople members why starting the weight-loss journey today is a better idea than putting it off until tomorrow and here are their 100 best responses.
Posted 12/8/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 152 comments   63,496 views
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7 Good Reasons to Try a Trail Workout

There are major physical and mental benefits to transplanting your run or walk from the sidewalk to the trail--and spring is the perfect time to make the leap!
Posted 6/11/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 93 comments   55,967 views
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50 Good Reasons to Run

Coach Nicole shares 50 reasons she puts on her running shoes day after day, mile after mile.
Posted 5/29/2013  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 169 comments   422,925 views
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Why Should I Warm Up Before a Workout?

Is a warm up really helpful--or just a waste of time? Find out why you should never skip this pre-workout ritual.
Posted 4/23/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 54 comments   193,542 views
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4 Good Reasons to Sign Up for a Race

Have you ever thought about trying a race? You might be surprised at how much you enjoy it!
Posted 3/13/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 32 comments   29,585 views
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6 Good Reasons to Work Out in Wool

Work out...in wool? You bet! Wool is the hottest performance fabric you've never tried. But Coach Nicole is here to change that. Learn why wool should be a part of your workouts!
Posted 2/17/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 55 comments   61,337 views
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Go Nuts for Walnuts!

Learn why researchers have found walnuts to be a healthier choice.
Posted 4/4/2011  6:04:01 AM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 29 comments   30,309 views
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4 Good Reasons You Should Pair Up to Work Out

Some new research shows that exercising with a buddy might have more benefits than you ever realized...
Posted 2/25/2011  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 48 comments   18,840 views
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7 Good Reasons to Try Interval Training

Burn more calories. Burn more fat. Spend less time in the gym. No, it's not too good to be true, it's interval training!
Posted 11/10/2010  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 91 comments   190,452 views
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Don't be a Quitter! Try Every Workout More than Once

Tried Spinning and hated it? How about yoga, running or weight lifting? Find out why giving up on something new could be detrimental to your exercise efforts.
Posted 6/23/2010  7:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 86 comments   22,718 views
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5 Good Reasons to Make Your Own Baby Food

Making baby food was something I did for both of my kids. It's not really as much trouble as you might think, and there are definitely some good benefits.
Posted 4/27/2010  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 113 comments   30,599 views
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7 Good Reasons to Use the Cable Cross Machine

It's the workout machine people fear most, but it will take your workouts to the next level!
Posted 9/11/2009  6:56:33 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 56 comments   75,179 views
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6 Good Reasons to Try a Spinning Class

From torching calories to babying your joints, the benefits of Spinning are many (and there's more to it than sitting on a bike).
Posted 6/24/2009  3:00:00 PM By: Nicole Nichols : 140 comments   243,083 views
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6 Reasons to Visit a Pick-Your-Own Farm this Summer

One simple way to save money and get better flavor and nutrition out of your food is to pick your own! It's never been so easy--or fun--to eat healthy!
Posted 6/12/2009  11:46:49 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 171 comments   40,681 views
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6 Good Reasons to Try Pilates

From standing taller to looking better, the benefits of Pilates are many, and the moves can challenge exercisers of all levels.
Posted 5/20/2009  11:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 201 comments   120,001 views
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