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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
Treat calories like money in the bank. When you eat more, you have more to spend on exercise. If you "overdraft" your caloric account consistently by eating too little, your body will hang on to everything you eat and store as fat.... 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
Today, we’re excited to announce that we’ve made another update to the SparkPeople Mobile app! This update is for iOS users, and if you’ve updated your app today, you’ve already seen the changes. (Note: we rolled out these cha... 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
I think what we need is a true calorie counter. In other words a device that you can point to your food that is on your plate and scan it and it will somehow tell us what the total calories are.
Only then will we have a true calorie counter.
I t... 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
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