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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 : 97 comments   68,114 views
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10 Full-Body Strength Exercises Every Beginner Needs to Know

Did you know that you can get an effective strength workout, right in the comfort of your own home? Creating a balanced routine is easier than you might think.
Posted 3/24/2017  12:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 164 comments   194,231 views
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Clean Eating 101: Healthier Eating Made Easy

Is the ''clean eating'' trend right for you? Here are some simple tips to cleaning up your diet without breaking the bank.
Posted 5/22/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 47 comments   657,696 views
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The Top 5 Myths about Women and Strength Training

Could a false belief in these pervasive myths be preventing you from reaping the benefits of strength training? Here's the real truth about women and weight lifting.
Posted 4/29/2014  5:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 20 comments   66,641 views
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Getting Started with Strength Training in 5 Easy Steps

Confused about how to start a strength training plan? Coach Nicole breaks it down into five simple steps so you can reach your goals!
Posted 4/8/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 30 comments   198,613 views
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Which Is More Important: Cardio or Strength Training?

Is strength training really superior to cardio when it comes to fitness and weight loss? Or is it the other way around? Here's what we really know about both forms of exercise...
Posted 4/2/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 16 comments   112,358 views
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Why Fruits & Vegetables Are So Good for You

Need a little motivation to make friends with the produce aisle? Here are four good reasons to add more fruits and veggies to your diet.
Posted 3/9/2014  12:00:00 PM By: Tanya Jolliffe : 14 comments   39,891 views
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13+ Budget-Friendly Ways to Work Out at Home

You don't have to spend a lot of money to get a great workout! Here are some smart options you can do for little to no cost right in your living room!
Posted 3/7/2014  12:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 13 comments   107,761 views
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Essential Weight-Loss Tools

While it's true that all you really need to lose weight are good information and determination, there are plenty of helpful tools that will make it easier and more fun.
Posted 1/9/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Megan Patrick : 24 comments   41,664 views
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6 Surefire Ways to Make Your Resolution a Reality

Resolve to make this year different. Reach your goals with help from one of these free and motivating plans!
Posted 1/7/2014  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 5 comments   61,991 views
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Your Fittest Year Starts Right Here!

For a fun workout plan you can do at home, plus loads of support, motivation and prizes (including a $250 gift card to amazon!), join our popular January Jumpstart Challenge!
Posted 1/2/2014  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 63 comments   75,475 views
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5 Things No One Ever Tells You About Working Out

Whether you're just starting out or have been exercising for years, you'll be able to relate to this list!
Posted 1/7/2013  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 108 comments   529,893 views
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4 Signs You Won't Reach Your Fitness Goals

Will this be the year you reach your fitness goals--or are you doomed to fail? The answer depends on YOU.
Posted 12/31/2012  6:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 26 comments   46,426 views
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6 Budget-Friendly Fitness Items for Your Home

Get ready to gear up for a new, fit you--without breaking the bank! Here's one trainer's top fitness picks for a home gym on a budget.
Posted 12/24/2012  6:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 49 comments   73,000 views
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How to Injure Yourself at the Gym

Pain isn't the only sign that you're on your way to a workout-related injury. If you're guilty of these common mistakes, you are guaranteed to get hurt.
Posted 11/5/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Jen Mueller : 20 comments   68,598 views
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