Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
If you're an active and outdoorsy person who likes running, hiking or boating, it's nice to have some company who shares your passion. When your friends and loved ones aren't available, there's a dog for that.
Before... Read more
You come home from a long day at work, ready to put your feet up and relax for a while. When you open the door to find your furry friend waiting, hoping that it’s time for a walk or a game of fetch, what do you do? Do you ignore the wagging tai... Read more
The obesity epidemic isn't just apparent on the streets of America's small towns and cities. Check out any veterinary clinic, and you will see that the numbers are rising in the canine and feline worlds, as well. The Association of Pet O... Read more
Some animals face tough obstacles from Day One, like the dog born without front legs or one born without sight. Others demonstrate a sense of loyalty that knows no bounds, like an elephant that befriends a mutt. Still others survive and thrive in the... Read more
Is Walking not enough?
I am 49. 174 lbs. I have started leisurely walking with my dog for an hour to 2 hours per day. I have limited my food intake to 1200 to 1500 calories. I've been doing this for 3 weeks. I am only down 2 lbs. What is going on... Read more
Losing #motivation... My dog had to go to the vet and now i don't have enough money for healthy food. All i habe to eat in the house is yuck, white bread for pb&js for two weeks.. im going to gain :'(... Read more
Fidget, pace, dance during commercials, stretch often, walk the dog, walk a baby, walk a friend.Waking up muscles burns more calories than letting them sleep. (just don't be a pest to your family.)... Read more
I subscribed to the Fitbit Trainer, and it allows me to see the impact of the intensity of my exercise. My long dog walks don't burn many calories, but take a lot of time. When I have a specific CICO goal, Fitbit reads SP's Nutrition information an... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
Last week, I blogged about walking my first 5K, a huge accomplishment for me. At what point did exercise go from being a chore to something to look forward to for me? When I quit making myself try to perform at other people’s levels,... Read more
Adopting my dog a few months ago has changed my life in many ways, and that includes my exercise routine. While I'm even more active than before since I share dog-walking responsibilities with my fiancé, I'm not able to spend as much t... Read more
Today has been a very quiet day. I baked two banana breads this morning, have done laundry most of the day after changing bed sheets, doing towels and clothing. THis afternoon I took the thre dogs out for a half hour walk and I did not feel any pain... Read more
We are bracing for the winter storm that is about to hit within the hour. The wind is bitterly cold but in spite of it,, I took the dogs out walking today as I know we may be snow bound for a couple of days until the temps warm up after the storm has... Read more
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