Alcohol and weight loss are enemies, but an occasional drink can have a place in a healthy lifestyle. In fact, many experts note the potential health benefits of consuming a single drink per day, including a reduced risk for high blood pressure If, h... Read more
In this short video, Coach Nicole reveals the low-cal snacks that will help keep you feeling full and satisfied long after eating!
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I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,... Read more
With the hectic pace of our society today, most people don't have hours to spend in the gym. That's why it's so important to make the most of the workout time you have available. Are you cheating yourself out of the best strength workout... Read more
If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci... Read more
It's a dark, yucky, rainy and very cold day out. Me and my son both didn't sleep well last night and so we're both feeling tired and can't go outside and get some much needed vitamin D.
I've worked out everyday since last Friday, using Sunday as re... Read more
Today I have felt and looked bloated in the mirror, but the scale says that I've lost 5 pounds in a week?? Maybe it was the hotdog with onions and a soda I had for lunch. Not a good choice I suppose.
I do not want to believe the scale and keep... Read more
So yesterday I couldn't recall if I had taken my morning meds. I dumped them out and counted and I was pretty sure I had. Now yesterday I stayed awesomely on track until my hubby got home, he had brought Little Debbies with him. I fi... Read more
My name is Ali and I'm back with spark people with a renewed vigour and commitment! I did really well with this program last year and surpassed my goal by two pounds and was thrilled. Work stresses and poor habits sent me back to old habits of skip... Read more
I think I joined this site shortly after it started, and here I am again. :-( Like that kid, I start, I move forward, I stop and then I start rolling backwards again. Before I know it, I'm halfway down the hill, rolling towards my original start p... Read more
Whenever you are standing, think about the long chain of muscles in the back of your body supporting your spine - calves, hamstrings, gluteals, back, neck - and imagine them as long and strong. Continue that extension through the crown of your head.... Read more
This group is for people in their twenties who are trying to turn over a new leaf and get healthy. We are doing this to feel better and to be better role models for our friends and families.... Read more
September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Unlike breast or cervical cancers, ovarian cancer can be incredibly hard to detect in its earlier stages, which makes awareness that much more important. It is the fifth most common cancer in women. Repres... Read more
I know I'm guilty of it: I'm short on time, my 2-year old is pulling at my leg to go outside and play, so I'll scarf down my lunch as fast as I can chew instead of taking the time to sit down and eat at a reasonable pace. But did you know that how... Read more
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