Remember when you were a kid and claimed that your dog ate your homework, when really you just didn't get around to writing your book report? Of course, your teacher knew you were fibbing. While most of us are past blaming the dog instead of taki... Read more
Most people begin a new fitness program with great intentions and lots of motivation--only to find both waning within a few weeks. The realities of work, school, social and family demands overwhelm the desire to get fit, and exercise gets puts on the... Read more
Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u... Read more
Most experts recommend that you engage in up to 90 minutes of physical activity most days of the week, emphasizing that you gradually work your way up to that duration. However, a recent study conducted at Boston Sports Clubs found that participants... Read more
As an adult, you need to exercise and maintain a good level of fitness for your health—to manage your weight, prevent diseases, reduce stress, and be able to accomplish normal activities of daily living, from carrying groceries to cleaning the... Read more
Has anyone tried or heard of 30 Day Shred by Jillian Michaels?? I'm planning on doing that and doing thirty minute runs (splitting up morning/afternoon) every other day. Is a rest day necessary? #30DayShred... Read more
This week is going to be tough to get my workouts in. I have 4- 14 hour days in a row, even with the 24 hour gym, I still need time to prepare meals, decompress, and sleep. Plus, I over did it on Saturday so I had to rest yesterday. #feelingguilty... Read more
Started the 28 day workout from home challenge today. 1st workout was a 25 minute cardio blast. I did 10 minutes and quit because it was too hard. Then felt bad and went back and finished - it got easier. I've never done that before! Feels great!... Read more
I have my personal trainer giving me a home exercise program that involves both upper and lower body. i get a thorough workout in 60 minutes. I have a 30 minutes kettlebell routine. I have a golf preparation workout with fitness ball, golf club an... Read more
When I get home after work, I change clothes and go downstairs and workout for at least 30 minutes. My boyfriend times dinner around my workouts. When the weather is nice we go to the forest preserve and walk for 30-40 minutes. Great way to work off... Read more
Vacations are great. They're a chance to visit new places, spend time with loved ones, and take a break from the daily grind. While I would never consider the dailySpark "the daily grind," (I truly LOVE my job!) it is nice to get away from real life... Read more
Summer is a great time of year to get outside for some fresh air and physical activity. Unlike the dark mornings and evenings of winter, summer provides plenty of daylight hours for a walk, run or swim in the pool. But as the temperature... Read more
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