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
I am losing weight steadily and consistently. This week my stomach feels more flabby/floppy than normal. I realize my abdomen is toning up but the downside is- the extra skin is more noticeable. Anyone else struggling with this?... Read more
I have a question. I've heard if you're trying to lose weight, cut out potatoes and white bread? (Amongst other things of course). I literally eat potatoes with everything lol. I also hate wheat bread for an alternative to white bread. Answers?... Read more
I am new here! I made this because I need some help from everyone.
I have been working out since the end of June and I have been weight training 3 to 4 times a week and HIIT one or two times a day in a week.
When I first sta... Read more
#weight #exercise I finished week 4 day 3 of couch25k. Day 2was difficult and was concerned about today but to my surprise I made it. Hopefully it will work again. Have lost a pound in 2weeks. VERY SLOW UGH. This is my plan though so good going.... Read more
Probably my fault. When I downloaded app, it had me at 193, which is apparently what I weighed in sone other incarnation, but was what I weighed that day too.
So I didn't enter any weight value until I dropped to 187, and now I'm stuck with it sayi... 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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