Running or walking a 5K (3.1-mile) race is a fun and realistic goal for exercisers of all fitness levels. If you're ready to train for your first 5K, but not sure where to start, don't worry! SparkPeople's certified trainers have created... Read more
As workplace wellness programs are becoming more widespread throughout the country, the buzz is catching on. The bottom line of such programs is this: healthy employees tend to be happier and more productive employees. These programs range from s... Read more
Ready to walk or run a 10K but not sure where to begin? We've designed two training programs to help you get started. The first program is for individuals who want to complete a 10K by both walking and jogging the event. The second program is for... Read more
What is the Physical Activity-Nutrition Rebate program?One of IBM’s Healthy Living Rebate programs for 2007, the $150 Physical Activity-Nutrition Rebate rewards eligible employees for completing either an online physical activity program or a n... Read more
SparkPeople was created in 2001 as a comprehensive healthy lifestyle solution, designed to help people get motivated to set, track and reach a variety of health, nutrition and fitness goals. While anyone can use our site as much or as little as they&... Read more
I am Neeraja from Chennai. I am new to this forum. I want to break my weight loss plateau. I use Jillian's BFBM and NMTZ on alternate days. My inches are dropping but my scale doesn't. Pls advise.... Read more
Hi everyone..... I need help.... In 2 weeks time im getting married and I really need to lose 10 pounds/5kgs! I know that loosing weight super fast is not recomended and not healthy and many other things but I really need a very good fad diet at thi... Read more
I have done plenty of exercises that goes past a normal comfort zone, so I'm opening up this motivation thread for anyone that wants to post an upcoming exercise that is now past their normal comfort zone and then probably will post some thoughts and... Read more
why is it so hard to lose weight on lithium. is it the metabolism or the appetite. im 85 pounds overweight and I need help. im also going thru a plateau right now that I can't break. what is the best way to lose weight on this drug and what caused t... Read more
So about 3 years ago I found out I have a tumor on my right knee, sort of to the inner side of my knee cap. It isn't cancerous and shortly after I found out about it, I lost my insurance and I was also just plain scared to have surgery cause I tend... Read more
Don't just do the exercises he/she has in mind. Learn from the experts - ask questions: why is this a good exercise, what part of the body gets the most benefit, and why can't I increase/decrease the weight on this? I've learned a lot by asking. G... Read more
By Chalene JohnsonProbably the most common question I get when I release a new exercise program is, "Help! I'm gaining weight! Am I doing something wrong?" This is a common phenomenon with any new exercise program, such as Turbo Kick, T... Read more
One of the most concerning physical changes that occurs in postmenopausal women is an accelerated loss in bone mineral density within the first several years after menopause. The rate of postmenopausal bone loss can vary for each woman, a... Read more
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