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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 find that counting calories works for me. I don't do well when there is something I can't have like a low carb diet or no sweets. I find I want it more if I try to eliminate it totally from my diet.... Read more
Question for you all: My calorie allowance when I don't workout is 1200-1550. Some days I don't hit 1200 and other days I eat over 2000. I still have a calorie deficit for the week, but I'm afraid this will hinder my weight loss, will it?... Read more
I have a question... I've been on SparkPeople for several years now. When I started, I had to come onto the site and manually track my exercise. Now I tend not to do that because I have a FitBit that does it for me. I've found that I'm active en... 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
Hi, Everyone! We launched a few changes today that you will notice on your Start page and other places on the site. The first is that we launched a number of enhancements to our ''Streaks'' feature, where we encourage members to... 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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