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The Power of a Boring Exercise Routine

Yes, our bodies quickly adapt to the same daily activities. But surprisingly, there can be power in a routine that, in general, doesn't change.
Posted 10/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 74 comments   10,607 views
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18 Ways Anyone Over 50 Can Become More Active

You're only as old as you feel, right? Building a little activity into your day can make you feel young again, so we've compiled 18 easy ways to stay active after 50 and beyond.
Posted 9/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 83 comments   27,431 views
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Free Workouts and Tangle-Free Hair in This Month's Go Get It Guide

Sure, you could spend hundreds getting your sweat on each month, but why would you when there are plenty of free workout opportunities?
Posted 9/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 81 comments   12,106 views
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A Full-Body, Abs-Burning Bosu Ball Workout for Beginners

The BOSU ball offers a unique challenge for your muscles and body's stability. Pick up a few key moves with this full-body workout guide.
Posted 8/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 74 comments   17,028 views
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This Video About Healthy Eating Is so Funny Because It's Painfully True

Frustrated by conflicting dietary news reports that seem to change daily? Fear not--you're not alone. This hilarious sketch about a time-traveling dietitian will brighten your day.
Posted 8/4/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 93 comments   15,010 views
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8 Low-Impact Barre Moves You Can Do Anywhere

Barre-based workouts are famous for their ability to make muscles quake with teeny, tiny isometric movements. See what they hype is all about with this workout from The Bar Method.
Posted 7/18/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Alicia Capetillo : 64 comments   22,691 views
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How a Plant-Based Diet Changed My Life

What you choose to eat and how you choose to live is a big part of what makes you, you. Learn how one member changed her diet to a plant-based one to live her healthiest life.
Posted 7/10/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 34,263 views
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What a Beach Boys vs. Beatles Rivalry Teaches Us About Competition

Does the idea of competition intimidate or inspire you? SparkGuy thinks competition pushes us to be great! Discover how a musical rivalry inspired his blog post this week.
Posted 6/30/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 74 comments   12,277 views
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4 Hula Hoop Moves Your Inner Child Will Love

Kristin Benton discovered hula hooping while trying to lose weight after her first pregnancy. Now, the founder of FXP Fitness shares four of her favorite hula hoop fitness moves.
Posted 6/13/2017  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 67 comments   22,174 views
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Why Weight Loss Is Not 80% Diet and 20% Fitness

Weight loss comes with a lot of blindly accepted truths, including that success is achieved through 80 percent diet and 20 percent fitness. SparkGuy doesn't exactly agree.
Posted 6/9/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Chris "SparkGuy" Downie : 98 comments   69,491 views
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35 Girl Power Anthems to Energize Your Next Workout

Girls just want to have fun--and get fit! Power up for your next workout with these sweat-inducing, heart-pumping feminist tracks.
Posted 6/1/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Melissa Rudy : 59 comments   15,852 views
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10 Ways to Stash Your Valuables While You Work Out

Wondering where you stick your stuff while you workout? We have you covered--from wristbands to belts and from water bottles to yoga mats, sweat while your valuables are secured.
Posted 5/17/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 62 comments   17,921 views
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Little Lifestyle Changes Add Up to Big Wins with SparkPeople's Small Successes 30-Day Challenge

Have fun learning to cook nutritious food for you and your family and learning small ways to integrate healthy living over the course of 30 days. You're going to love it!
Posted 4/10/2017  12:00:00 AM By:   : 18,995 views
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Why You Should Embrace Humor and Your 'Thunder Thighs'

Baseball is upon us and you would be smart to insert some of their goofball humor into your spring training plans. Plus, an inspirational video that will make you feel flaw-free.
Posted 4/7/2017  12:00:00 PM By: Alicia Capetillo : 56 comments   22,337 views
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10 Plus-Size Leggings for Women Who Love Their Curves

Long live the legging! Long or short, fit or flared, there's a legging look for every curvy girl out there.
Posted 3/21/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Elizabeth Lowry : 79 comments   43,547 views
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