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!
Help us Spread the Spark by sending this video to your friends (click "Share" at the bottom of the... Read more
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
I've been a member of SparkPeople for a long time, but I've never used the message boards before.
I lost weight and then I quit smoking 7 years ago and the weight came back with a vengeance. I finally got back on the horse and I've been losing it... Read more
Ugh.....I am a repeat sparker.Off the wagon again..although truthfully, Im not sure I was even on it. I can't seem to get the light bulb moment I need to get this started.
I find myself in a very dark place...I can envision the end result, but it... Read more
My 10 year old son does not live with me, but he visits. He left some of his Easter candy at my house, and I told him several times that I did not want him to. I told him it may not be there when he comes next time.
FromSunday until Wednesday I wa... Read more
Hello everyone...I was here ages ago, but not a very active participant, but I need something to keep me on track, to hold me accountable...but I need it to be fun and social, all at the same time. A lot to ask for? Probably...but from what I see h... 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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