High-flying fighters. Hand-to-hand combat. Is this what you picture when you think about Tai Chi? Perhaps it is time to re-examine your notions about this ancient Chinese discipline, which is most commonly used as a system of medit... Read more
There are a myriad of factors that affect heart health. From regular exercise to smoking cessation to eating a nutritious diet, there are a number of things you can do to strengthen your heart. But did you know that the mind-body connection can also... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
When you think about “fitness classes,” what images come to mind? Do you picture skinny people (leg warmers included) jumping around and kicking their legs to loud music? Although that might have been the case 10 or 20 years ago, the late... Read more
Balanced breakfast? Check
Mid-morning snack? Check
Healthy lunch with your co-workers? Check
Passing up your friend's homemade cookies? Check
Coming home in the evening and going on a feeding frenzy? CHECK!!
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Hello all! I'm 24, 5'4, 195lbs. Mom of a 3 yr old. Im looking to get healthy and drop about 50 pounds. I need help being accountable and motivated to hit the gym at night. I'm fine using just spark mail, imessage, or text just let me know. I've fair... Read more
Hi spark people. Are any of you athletes that use fitbit or jawbone products? There is a sports leaderboard called Soul Athlete that is looking for competitive people. It keeps me motivated. Check it out if your up for a daily challenge.
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First day back...I started the Advocare 24 Day Challenge...in contest with my son...lol. So far so good. I did almost 2 hours of aqua aerobics this morning...very excited to see how this Advocare Challenge works...since I had the gastric sleeve done.... Read more
Hi I'm new to sp ... I'm 24 yo mother of two.. I have a 3 yo and a 7 month old...I started my new lifestyle of healthy eating in January and exercise an hour a day and list 15 pound but was stuck for about a month now... Any one at a 30 lb goal too?... Read more
I have really stayed focus on this journey since I started Tai Chi. Now when I get a craving, I do tai chi for ten minutes before I react to the craving. Not only do I feel better, most times I am past the craving and don't need it.306... Read more
Tai Chi has become an increasingly popular form of exercise for all age groups, but current research has shown how it can be especially beneficial for older individuals. This graceful sequence of gentle, flowing movement combines physical... Read more
Contest closed. The winner is:KMKUCKCongratulations!Yoga, walking, and meditation are all great ways to rejuvenate the body, but sometimes it's fun to switch up your relaxation routine a bit. That's why we were so excited when we came across... Read more
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