A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to... Read more
In this video, Coach Nicole explains why you should take advantage of SparkPeople's most popular Community Resources. Learn how to find and use SparkPages, SparkTeams, and Message Boards.
Help us Spread the Spark by sending this video to y... Read more
In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Nutrition Tracker. Learn how to find your free, customized Food Tracker and Meal Plans, how to turn your meal plans off and on, how to add food, how to track calories and other nutrients, and... Read more
In addition to storing your fruits and veggies properly, it's good to know approximately how long the fresh stuff will last. Plan your trip to the grocery or farmer's market accordingly so that your foods are at the peak of freshness when you... Read more
Whether you’re reading this because you’ve reached your goal weight or because you’re getting close—congratulations on your success! Now you’re ready to make the shift from weight loss to weight maintenance, but wonderin... Read more
I am having a tremendous amount of trouble using this website lately. When I type a word, nothing happens (sort of like sticky keys). The drop down menu for choosing breakfast, lunch, etc freezes up and disappears. Its not my computer. Any help?... Read more
Hey guys! I just started using SparkPeople and I was wondering if there's some way to add friends so you can help motivate each other and see progress. Is that a thing on here? Even with people you don't know in real life? Just online friends?... Read more
What device are you using to count your steps? If you have a pedometer, Fitbit, or Spark activity tracker, those devices gather information separately from the SP app. If you downloaded an app on your phone, it has to be active in order to track.... Read more
If you're buying a beach umbrella, tent, sun hat or similar item, choose something red, blue, violet, lavender or pink. A recent study of identical fabrics in different colors reveals that these hues filter the most UV rays, according to the journal... Read more
CONTEST CLOSED: Congratulations JBEDFORD0, and TTELRACS! How is 2012 going for you? Are you feeling inspired? Motivated? Strong? Healthy? Happy? Are you still committed to the goals you set for yourself for the new year? If so, congratulations! You... Read more
Editor's Note: Cathy Cram, M.S., is the resident maternal fitness expert on our sister site, BabyFit.com.
By Cathy Cram, M.S.
This second blog in a three-part series on treatments for menopausal hot flashes focuses on alternative options.... Read more
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