When you're serious about your training and your fitness goals, you're no stranger to tough workouts. You know that you have to put in the hard work to get the results you want.
But whether you’re training for a specific even... Read more
Julia Nichols, an active mother of three from Cincinnati, Ohio, was just 37 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Luckily, it was detected and treated early, but because her cancer had tested positive for estrogen, Julia was at a higher risk of... Read more
Regular exercisers are always on a quest for the perfect workout routine: one that is enjoyable, gives you the results you want and leaves you feeling full of energy and ready to take on the world. While we often focus primarily on a cardio and stren... Read more
Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
Eight to twelve cups of water daily, that’s what the SparkPeople plan suggests. Whether you are having a hard time drinking that much water, or just want to drink a variety of beverages (coffee, tea, diet soda, juice), many dieters challenge an... Read more
I stopped drinking caffeine for a while and recently have had some via soda and Excedrin. I've noticed that it seems to cause anxiety, jitteriness and nausea. I was just diagnosed with Celiac and have been off gluten for about a month. Connection?... Read more
Anybody else drink lemon and cayenne pepper. I use the 90,000 hu cayenne and I find it so invigorating. Raises my heart rate 20 beats a minute. I have a low resting rate.
Anyone have any ideas how to.boost it?... Read more
This morning I drank two glasses of water, one with lemon, then made oatmeal for breakfast, packed a salad with tuna and even traded in my ranch for a healthier Italian dressing, coffee with no sugar and celery with PB! Hope I can keep this up!... Read more
So I made the mistake of drinking slimming tea three times a day instead of green tea. I want to start drinking green tea again. Should I wait one day so the slimming tea can get out my system or is it safe to start drinking green tea tomorrow?... Read more
Well I can't believe how I feel good @. I drank water. Water I feel bloated, but hungry. But I been exercising I can't believe they have so many different types in the wheelchair awesome. I just hope when I go weight in august that I have lost weigh... Read more
New York Times Phys Ed columnist Gretchen Reynolds says The Ultimate Post-Workout Beverage: Use chocolate milk to replenish sugars after an intense workout. Reynolds calls it an "ideal recovery beverage" because it has the right ratio of carbs and pr... Read more
Running 3 min on treadmill, recovery 1 1/2 min, repeat 3 min run followed by 1 1/2 min recovery for 30 min. 3 times a week for 2 weeks. It helps to break a weight loss plateau. Plus you get a great cardio workout in a short amt of time.... Read more
Many runners plan out their daily health routines down to the nth degree. However, even though you are seeing your desired results on the outside, you may not be doing everything you can to ensure your body is being properly cared for on the in... Read more
Six weeks from today, I, along with 11 of my fellow SparkPeople running pals of the Sparkin' Hood to Coast Team, will be participating in one of the most prestigious long distance relays in the world--The Hood to Coast Relay. The relay begins on the... Read more
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