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Tip #1: Eat breakfast every day. Breakfast-eaters tend to consume more nutrients and fewer calories tha... Read more
Imagine a gym you can commute to in seconds. It’s open 24-hours, so you can come and go as you please—on your time. It’s comfortable, and you feel completely at ease when you work out there. Oh, and membership is... Read more
Researchers from the University of Tennessee asked overweight women to clip on pedometers to track their steps. They divided these women into two groups. One group was told to aim for 10,000 steps a day (the common recommendation considered to be &qu... Read more
Marketers invest millions to convince us that we need the latest and greatest cleaning spray, detergent, and paper towel, so it’s not surprising that tidying up can quickly become a budgetary mess. In fact, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor... Read more
You eat right (most of the time), hit the gym regularly and keep a clean house, especially during cold and flu season. So, why are you still getting sick? It turns out that some of the best things we do to stay healthy can expose us to germs when don... Read more
I have a 30lb dog who is handicapped. When I take his sisters on long walks I like to take him with us in a wooden amish style wagon. I'm pulling him and the wagon, which is about 20lbs, for at least 30 - 45 minutes. So there a way to calculate ho... Read more
I like tracking my calories through out the day to see how many calories I ate for each meal. Sometimes I fall short of my calorie rang for the day or I go over my calories for the day. I cannot seem to find a balance.... Read more
I think the calories are not for one CUP, but one OUNCE.
See what the "Peanut Institute" says.
http://www.peanut-institute.org/peanut-f acts/nutritional-breakdown.asp... Read more
Before I joined SparkPeople.com I was using a free Smart Phone App called Calorie Counter. Now I use it as an additional resource for being able to track calories not found at SP. The one feature that I really like about it, is that it has a bar cod... Read more
The heart rate monitors and calorie counters on exercise machines aren't very accurate. I have a heart rate monitor that has an alarm when I'm not in the target zone for cardio and it counts calories. It's like having a personal trainer to tell you... Read more
The dailySpark is celebrating its first anniversary! We couldn't have reached this milestone without devoted and engaged readers such as yourselves, so we would like to say thanks for making this such a successful, fun year. We've been launching a ne... Read more
When we released the new, FREE version of our Nutrition Tracker app earlier this year, we asked for feedback about what would help YOU get more out of SparkPeople. You gave us some great ideas, so we took the most popular suggestions and built... Read more
Does anyone use a heart monitor? I was thinking about getting one with a calorie counter on it. I'm considering trying out Zumba but I have SVT and I don't want my heart going crazy on me. I need more cardio though.
I made myself a salad tonigh... Read more
I am still within range according to the calorie calculator. However, I don't think those numbers are accurate, or I would still be losing weight. In fact, I should weight 140 pounds if that thing is correct. Pffft.
Today,... Read more
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