You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals, but not so fast! The best way to set yourself up for success is to make sure that your goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Using these guidelines is a proven way to c... Read more
When I was growing up, coaches led sports teams. I had a swim coach, and my brother had a baseball coach. Friends who participated in athletics had coaches dedicated to helping them improve performance in their chosen sport.
In the last de... Read more
You want your family to start eating together and eating healthier, but where to begin? Making lots of changes too quickly could lead to a rebellion in your household. Improvement is possible, but it would be foolish to think any kid is going to be h... Read more
It’s easy to ignore your skin when it’s doing its job right. For most people, basic washing and a little sunscreen is all they need. But when you have a problem with your skin, it can be all-consuming. Acne can break your self-confidence,... Read more
You've made the decision to get in shape, lose weight or just live a healthier lifestyle. But you're worried about how you'll manage to find the time to get to the gym, shop and cook healthy foods, or even how you'll keep your goals i... Read more
So due to a problem with gluten or wheat, I lost a great deal of weight when I gave up all grains. I went down to 110 pounds which made me look model thin, which is way too thin in my opinion. I wasn't exercising so I've come back to Spark to start a... Read more
Upon opening the refrigerator to mindlessly graze, ask: "Do I really need to eat right now, or am I snacking because I'm stressed, tired, or bored?" If it's really the scheduled time to snack, choose a healthy snack instead of the comfort food. If... Read more
I think I can speak for many when I say this journey to a healthier you isnít as easy as itís cracked up to be. If all we had to do is eat better, get in some good cardio, do a little strength training here and there, and manage our stress, then cert... Read more
We talk a lot about giving up bad habits and starting good ones, but which ones are the most important? Which will have maximum impact on your life?Here, we've rounded up eight habits we believe to be the most powerful you can adopt, gleaned from... Read more
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