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
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
Everyone knows that athletes must plan and time their meals and snacks very carefully to reach their performance goals. But what about the rest of us? You try to squeeze in 30-60 minutes of exercise most days of the week. Do you have to be careful ab... Read more
Vacation season is here! You deserve a break, after spending the last few months becoming a fitter, healthier you, right? While vacation is a time to relax and take a break from work, stress, and the usual routine, it shouldn’t be a break from... Read more
Ready to get some exercise in. I tentatively only have 2 hours available for dishes, cleaning living room, exercise, shower, and lunch. So, I'm going to speed clean. Thinking a short walk and some arm work. Maybe push-ups and military presses.... Read more
Hi there! I wouldn't even worry about exercise for a bit... get on track with your feeding. it can be challenging at times! take it slow and make wise decisions. I am down 10lbs in 3 weeks without any exercise...... Read more
Good morning SP.... So I've been exercising every day for a month 1/2. I started a week after having surgery.... Which motivated me to start exrcing Whyyyy my legs be so sore b4 bed and when I wake up? Shouldn't my legs be use to it by now? #exercise... Read more
I actually care less about the points than I did a few months ago, I comment here now because I want to help people out and give positive encouragement to those who are doing awesome with their goals.... Read more
At least some of that could be fluctuations and for the rest try and figure out what you can improve on tomorrow. Did you weigh your food? If you didn't perhaps you were eating more than you thought you were.... 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
A few weeks ago I was reading through the message boards when I came across a post from Chris 'SparkGuy' Downie to a member who was asking about what type of strength training activities he could do without access to a gym or weight training... Read more
Some of the best workouts are the ones you can do anytime, anywhere. Just because you’re not using fancy gym equipment does not mean you aren’t working hard, challenging your body and getting results. Whether you’re stretched for ti... Read more
An interesting article in "Time" about how simply cutting calories won't actually cut it when it comes to losing weight.
time.com/2809007/eat-less-exercise-more-is nt-the-answer-for-weight-loss/... Read more
Hi everybody! Just a little update, I'm still on plan, have tracked all my food without fail since January 1st, and am working out consistently including training for a Marathon Relay (My leg is 6.2 miles, with a full straight mile uphill! 40 ) and... Read more
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