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
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
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
This question is for all the successful individuals who were very much obese most there life then were able to make changes in there life that allowed them to loose the weight and keep it off for at least three years of longer.
After str... Read more
Just a short note to let you all know that I am new to this system and trying to get things figured out, so I apologize in advance if I am doing things incorrectly. I am a 57 year old women who is in need to get my life in order. I deal with a lot... Read more
OK, so I've done this since late Feb. I've either lost .5 a week, or stayed the same for the past 4 weeks. In order to lose weight do I have to follow the Smart People diets to a t. I've been substituting alot, but I check the graphs and I should... Read more
I having been following weight watchers on and off for a while now. I got down to 172 lbs. I was walking/jogging 1 1/2-2 miles 4-5 days a week. I had some life situations come up and those have finally settled down.
About 2 months ago I started... 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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