I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
Are you someone who jumps out of bed each day, bursting with energy and ready to go? If not (and not many people are!), then you aren’t alone in wondering how morning exercisers do it. Somehow it must be easier for them to get up wh... Read more
We all have days when finding an hour to exercise just isn't an option. That doesn't mean you should skip your workout. Instead, you just need to get creative about how you'll fit in some activity. The people behind SparkPeople.com are av... Read more
It’s that time of year again, when we reset our clocks and try to readjust to the time change associated with Daylight Saving Time (DST). Some of us breeze through the change seamlessly, yet others feel out of sorts for days. If you have troubl... Read more
Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di... Read more
What item? Is it one that you have a nutrition label for? Also, if you go to the full website, on the Nutrition Tracker page (near the bottom), there is a calorie breakdown pie chart for percentages of macros.
Coach Denise... Read more
Have you checked the nutrition labels on your foods to see if they match up to what is listed for what you tracked? Sometimes they don't always match up when you add those figures together in general, but also, sometimes there may be an error in the... Read more
Depends on which workout I'm doing. For weights, I like heavy bass, so I go with a Dubstep playlist (keeps me on count for reps). For walking/HIIT/other, I like more "dancy" and fun stuff, and for running, I like fast rock (Green Day, Strokes, etc).... Read more
OMG! Went out earlier for a 3 mile power walk and I did not warm up and stretched sufficiently. My legs just went numb on me yikes! Lesson learned though will make sure my warm up game is tight. Have a great day folks.... Read more
I get up so early (5:30 am) that getting up even early during the work week seemed daunting. So, my five days starts on Saturday mornings! So two early mornings aren't really all that early. On the weekends, I can sleep in until 7 am and still get a... Read more
Get a great start on the day by working out in the morning! I'm not a morning person but after 6 weeks of pushing myself to get up an hour earlier than I normally would, getting to the gym and having a great workout, I find myself waking up early and... Read more
Last week we learned eating a less than ideal breakfast is better than skipping breakfast all together. Planning ahead helps make breakfast selections healthful and limits the need to face that choice. Working out first thing in the morning can make... Read more
I am not a morning person. When my alarm goes off at 7:30 a.m., I like to hit snooze at least once or twice. Even when I finally give in and open my eyes, I will lie in bed in protest for up to 15 minutes before I even move my body or get up. But jus... Read more
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