You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
College life opens new and exciting opportunities for young adults. Leaving the comforts of home for the first time to live with a total stranger in a room the size of a closet; making your own choices about where to go, when to return, what time to... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y... Read more
I am afraid if I only lose a pound or two a week, I will not be happy with that. I have a huge problem of wanting to be at goal NOW. I need to learn to accept that I did not gain all this weight in a week, so I will not lose it all in a week.... Read more
Is there a place where I can request the serving size for spark people recipes? Many of the recipes I want to try don't give that information and I don't always want to risk making it not knowing the serving size ahead of time. For example the Chic... Read more
I am finally a size eight!!!! =D and my waist is as small as when i was a size five in my teenage years!!! =D i have never felt better. I am healthy both in body and mind and i finally love myself just as i am. I accept my flaws and am actively tryin... Read more
I didn't know where to put this. This is sort of a vent and frustration and also part motivation. I hate that I can't fit into any clothes that I want. I have added so many sites on my faves tab so i can look at for later. I need a CUTE winter hoodie... Read more
After baby #2 came along, it seemed I was always flustered and running late. I realized my day planning needed a reality check!The solution? For 2 weeks I timed routine activities whenever possible. For example, I tracked:-The average time of morning... Read more
This is a group for men and women who want to lose weight, but be a comfortable size. We believe in lifestyle-led, goal-free HAES intuitive eating. Want to be Happy Inbetweeners at our Happy Weight!... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
SparkPeople's fitness experts advise against wearing wrist and ankle weights while doing cardio exercise and other general daily activities. Even though they are lightweight (usually two pounds or less), the risk of injuring yourself by wearing t... Read more
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