You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
Whether you want to help the environment, cut down on your gasoline expenses, or simply exercise in the great outdoors, cycling is a great way to get fit and have fun at the same time. And it’s one of the fastest growing leisure activities in t... Read more
It’s an age-old question, with no right answers. If you have to do both in the same day, does it matter whether you do strength training or cardio first? SparkPeople’s Fitness Experts voice their opinions on this hot topic.
Dean Ande... Read more
If you’re getting bored with your normal strength training routine, or if you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, think about trying HIT: High Intensity Training.
HIT is a specialized approach to strength training th... Read more
When organic matter such as leaves, grass clippings and food scraps break down, you get compost, a dark, dirt-like "soil" that is rich in nutrients. Compost happens even without human involvement; for example, the leaves that fall on the fo... Read more
Welcome back! Regaining weight on maintenance stinks.
If it helps, four steps forward and one back still = three steps (or 100 pounds) ahead. You know you can drop 30 pounds again, and you're welcome to scream about the frustration of doing so!... Read more
A way to know how much water ur body needs to consume in a day
(The body weight you need to convert in Kilograms first to do this calculation)Now divide the body weight by 10 and then further minus 2 out of it.This is d amount of water ur body needs... Read more
crap. crap,crap,crap. I gained so much weight back. I was down 130 lbs! Now I'm back under the 100 lb mark. this is frustrating but it's time to start up again. I just logged my food for fort he first time in...at least a year. it's really bad.... Read more
I was listening to the radio today and heard this statement concerning saving money. It made me think of losing weight.
SO what is the ONE thing you are focusing on this week to lose weight?... Read more
Obsessing over amount lost in a week, or and ideal weight goal can drive you nuts. I focus on the goals that matter like consistent healthy eating, and tracking other measurements. Especially for woman as we go through our cycle our body weight/wat... Read more
Let's face it: Losing weight can be hard work. It requires patience, dedication, and the drive to make permanent healthy changes in your life. It's not always fun to head to the gym instead of watching your favorite show on T.V., or turning d... Read more
Performance enhancing supplements have become big business. Many drinks, powders and bars promise a competitive edge through increased strength, development of an ultra lean body or increased recovery responses so you can work out harder and more eff... Read more
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