It's an excuse many of us have heard or even said ourselves: I want to get fit, but I can't afford a gym membership. While a health club can be a fantastic place to work out, it's not the only way to get fit. In fact, you can enjoy a vari... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
There's little I love more than a good run or high-energy kickboxing class where you leave completely covered and dripping with sweat. There's something about being drenched that signals—to me—that I've had a really good worko... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and... Read more
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
So, I made a cake for my clients...I'm a Home health aide just FYI lol anyway my small victory is I DIDNT LICK THE SPOON!! I DIDNT HAVE ANY CAKE BATTER AT ALL 🙌🙌 That is a VICTORY for me, so proud of myself for overcoming temptation..YEAH ME!!... Read more
If you work out at home for your other exercise, you could try breaking up your routine and doing little bits of it during the day. Like first thing in the morning, do your ab series, around lunch do legs, and while dinner's cooking, do arms.... Read more
My son brought me home a footlong BLTC (cucumber) on wheat from Subway. I ate 1/2 for lunch and 1/2 for dinner. A while back I would've gobbled the whole thing down. Jarod would be proud!!! :-)... Read more
Hi, I am totally new to weight loss and really looking for some help and suggestions. Since moving about two years ago I have gained about 35 pounds. I'm very unhappy with my weight and how I look. I've wavered back and forth trying different things... Read more
Anyone know of a good home workout program that isn't on DVD and doesn't require expensive equipment? Dumb bells, bar bell, bands and treadmill are what I have to work out with. Looking for a program that is total body.... Read more
Order the alfredo sauce on the side and only taste the pasta. Then you'll have Cajun chicken with vegetables. When we ate out, I saw Cajun chicken & vegetable Pasta on the menu. Looked really good until I saw 'alfredo sauce'. I told our server that a... Read more
(Disclaimer: As I write this, it's 4:55 p.m. and I need a blog post for tomorrow. While I guarantee this post will entertain and delight you, don't expect anything too deep.)
When you think of aerobics, what comes to mind? Tights, thong leotards... Read more
As a fan of both Pilates and dance workouts, I have been dying to try one of the latest fitness trends: barre workouts. Many celebs (including Kelly Ripa) are reported fans of these toning workouts that combine ballet, Pilates, calisthenics and yoga... Read more
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