Polio is a disease that most of us never think much about anymore. Thanks to heroic breakthroughs of the mid 20th century, the disease is more ancient history than current news.
But polio is on Joe Hale’s mind every single day. While... Read more
It’s hard to ignore the refreshing feeling a new year brings. It’s a chance to re-evaluate your life and think about where you might like to make changes. Statistics show that most resolutions don’t work, so we’re going dive i... Read more
Food is an ever-growing part of our budget. It's a misconception that to eat on a budget, you must eat unhealthfully. SparkPeople members contradict that myth by sharing ways they stay healthy and eat well for less. "When I make my shopping list... Read more
Setting a goal (such as losing weight) and implementing steps to reach it (like portion control) are two very different things. When it comes to eating healthier—or eating less for that matter—it isn't always as simple as "just e... Read more
A recent study had 42 women eating lunch that consisted of a first course salad and a pasta entrée. The salads they ate varied in both the calorie content and the portion size, but all contained lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, celery, cucumber, an... Read more
I hope this is the right place for this...As I read weight loss books and blogs, watch videos etc...it seems as if the big focus is on finding the reason why you overeat or turn to food and fix that problem and the rest falls in line. But what if th... Read more
Instead of making myself eat and eat to match a calorie count, I decided to eat only when I'm hungry. Problem is that I realize I never really am hungry! When I do eat I also get full/satisfied easily. It could be also because I am crushing on someon... Read more
I am 100% not saying I want to change him, but with a recent move across seas he's gained about 35 extra pounds and we cannot locate a gym that is worthwhile. He is awesome and will eat whatever I make, even green smoothies, so we do have a clean di... Read more
I try to get at least 10 mins of exercise a day with a goal of 30 mins at least 5 days a week. I prefer to workout outside even in the winter months. Some days in the winter it is a challenge to get outside due to the cold and walking conditions... Read more
I am into my second week of sp. I got my graphs for week one and according to those, im on the low end of carbs and im below where I should be for my protein. I try to balance my meals out and somewhat compromise. I do have a n 11 years old daughter... Read more
If you have reached a plateau in your weight loss, try smarter not harder. Most us make the mistake of trying harder (eating less, exercising more) when we should be trying smarter (find the root cause of the plateau), Did our metabolism slow down?... Read more
I know this has been said before but the true way to loose weight is eat less exercise more...eat the foods you love just watch the portions.. the weight won't drop off but slowly it will if you stick with it...make it your life style , work on a pla... Read more
It might seem intuitive to avoid exercising your joints when they're causing you pain. But, like many aspects of the human body, what seems to make sense isn’t necessarily what's good for you! When you're suffering from arthritis, o... Read more
Although I’ve always been physically active, I’ve had to force myself to focus more on strength training over the past few years. My preference has always been cardio exercise (just because that’s what I like to do), but tryin... Read more
I was pretty bored today so I researched the whole dieting thing. Most websites suggest that in order to lose weight without going on a starvation or crash diet, you should simply burn more than you consume. that sounds pretty logic to me. so this is... Read more
I read a GREAT article this morning about obesogens. What is that? You'll have to read the article.
http://gizmodo.com/5891619/stop-complica ting-a-simple-obesity-solution-eat-les s-exercise-more
Have a great weekend. Any thoughts a... Read more
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