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Healthy At Work Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Healthy At Work.

10 Ways to Stay Healthy When Working from Home

Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u...  Read more

Work Out with Yard Work

Ask anyone who has spread mulch in their yard, and they’ll tell you that yard work is quite the workout! Whether hauling mulch, spreading soil, raking leaves, or pulling weeds, you’re guaranteed to break a sweat. That's because garden...  Read more

How to Work the Third Shift and Stay Healthy

The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your...  Read more

How a Good Gut Keeps You Healthy

You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria. ...  Read more

Are You Fit to Climb the Corporate Ladder?

College degree? Check. Professional resume? Double check. Perfect health? Ah, not so fast. What does your health have to do with your career? Plenty. Besides having the right skills and qualifications for your profession, you may also want t...  Read more

Off to work, the end of the month and I'm low on g
Updated 7/29/2016 5:46:11 AM

Off to work, the end of the month and I'm low on groceries. I packed two hard boiled eggs and some tuna fish, now let's hope I can manage to stay out of any snacks or vending machines. Did pack two small chocolate chip cookies for breakfast...  Read more

I have PCOS, so living healthy is crucial for my c
Updated 7/29/2016 1:49:29 AM

I have PCOS, so living healthy is crucial for my condition. I was doing really well, then I fell off the wagon after losing about 60lbs. I'm trying to stay positive and start over, but I already feel like I've failed. Advice on staying motivated?...  Read more

Just found out I have an ovarian cyst and working
Updated 7/29/2016 1:37:12 AM

Just found out I have an ovarian cyst and working out my abs hurts.. which stinks because that's where my weight is. 😔...  Read more

When I started my healthy life style I weighed 240
Updated 7/28/2016 11:16:26 PM

When I started my healthy life style I weighed 240 lbs in a size 20 pants. 12 weeks later I am 206 I'm a size 14 pants. Had on my very first American Eagle skinny jeans size 14 . I am so ecstatic...  Read more

I work in a kitchen.. And it has no air conditioni
Updated 7/28/2016 8:47:04 PM

I work in a kitchen.. And it has no air conditioning.. I'm on my feet most of the time I'm at work and I sweat like CRAZY! Some days I'm too tired to exercise after being in the hot kitchen all day. Can I consider work as exercising?...  Read more

Realize you are an inspiration to many!

While at dinner tonight I noticed my friend only ate as much as I did. While at the gym I notice that my friend only works as hard as I do. I know I'm worth it enough to eat healthy and work hard, but knowing others see my healthy lifestyle changes a...  Read more

Vacation Plan

Don't let a vacation keep you from eating healthy and working out. I plan my workouts even while on a cruise recently. I felt so much better knowing my food choices were a little "richer" than normal yet within my healthy guidelines. Another victory...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

''Healthy Living Is the Journey, Not the Destination''

Making significant healthy lifestyle changes—and maintaining them for the rest of your life--might seem next to impossible at first. But don't worry! At SparkPeople, we believe in taking small and manageable healthy steps that eventually be...  Read more

Two Weight-Loss Perspectives: Which One Do You Identify With?

I was so stunned by something I recently read in a magazine, that I decided I just had to write about it. I sat and pondered the opposing viewpoints for several days, because one of them left me speechless.  I’m a writer and am seldom spee...  Read more

Food can be healthy at Work!!!

4 Oz salmon 1/2 cup broccoli 1/2 cup califlower 1/4 cup brown rice 1/4 cup scrambled eggs Sea salt and pepper to taste All steamed in the microwave at work Hot green tea to finish it off...  Read more

Healthy for Work

Ok, I know its it's not fun to talk or think about work on a Monday, but.... it is better to be healthy enough to work! I am lucky to have a job I like and the flexibility of self-employment. That does mean, though, that if I'm not workin...  Read more