Peek into a woman's closet, and tucked amid all the clothes is something that almost every woman keeps. She strives to wear it again someday, no matter how unrealistic or out of style it may be. What is it? Her "skinny" jeans. Whether y... Read more
No, this is not an article on that ever-popular question about whether sex counts as aerobic exercise. (It doesn't. Get over it.)
This article is about gender differences in exercise and weight loss. This is your chance to get the facts you... Read more
You’ve heard the jokes and the horror stories. But often, faced with the onset of menopause, most of us don’t know whether to laugh or cry. Luckily, if you’re determined to stay fit—or get fit— there’s no time... Read more
Every active woman, regardless of her breast size, should have a sports bra as a part of her fitness wardrobe. Not only do these specially designed bras offer better support and more comfort than a regular bra, they also help minimize movement during... Read more
A recent study by researchers at Marshfield Clinic in Wisconsin has confirmed that women who frequently take vacations are less likely to become tense, depressed or tired and are more satisfied with their marriages.
Researchers studied 1,500 wom... Read more
hello all my name is Melinda. I am returning to get my perspective as I have gotten lost in life's shuffle. I am the married mother of 3 and caregiver to a terminally ill mother. I have had 3 hernia repairs in the last 6 years and working out is t... Read more
I have closed my old sparkpeople account and am starting over. I need to have a clean slate to work with. My name is Sandy and I am 55 years old, married to my best friend of 32 years and I have a beautiful daughter Jess. I need to stay on track,... Read more
Hi. Really want to feel more comfortable in my clothes. I should be able to lose 40 pounds and be the right size. I just barefoot surgery and have not been able to exercise for 3 months. I want to focus on making better food choices. I hope to be abl... Read more
I will be headed back to school/work on Friday. I know that for the first two weeks back to work, I am always exhausted when I get home (I teach high school) The main goal those first two weeks is being able to rest and get used to the new routine.... Read more
I do circuit training type exercises a the gym, where I push myself for an allotted time or amount of reps, then quickly move on to the next, I rest at the end of the circuit & go again. I find different exercises in magazines, online, through other... Read more
Boost Your Metabolism in 15 MinutesThe single best way to fire up your calorie burn is with total-body workouts that combine cardio with resistance training. “The goal is to use as many different parts of the body as possible, because the more... Read more
Work Up a SweatNo time? No problem! This workout from health and fitness expert Bob Harper can burn up to 300 calories. Do the full circuit twice. Standing KicksBob says: The warmup should give your workout a strong, dynamic start. These kicks... Read more
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