Do you sometimes find yourself skipping the strength training you know you should be doing, just because it’s hard to squeeze it into your hectic schedule? Sure, it’s possible to do a very effective strength training routine at home with... Read more
You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
Whether you have a disability or a chronic condition that limits your mobility, exercise doesn't have to be out of reach or even painful. In fact, depending on your condition, your health care provider has probably recommended that you increase y... Read more
Who do you want to look like? Britney Spears? Brad Pitt? Mia Hamm? We all want to look fabulous, but don’t always know how to take the first step towards our goals. A fitness jumpstart is a great way to set off towards a "better you.&q... Read more
Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over... Read more
A question for the resident RD Becky or those that have any insight.
I had open hernia surgery last week to fix three hernias of varying sizes.
I have read (online) that caloric need increase after surgery. My question is by how much?
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I just looked up mandarin oranges and all it offered was the data for one serving. Nothing about what the size of a serving is. Even the nutritional information didn't give any kind of serving size.
This is not particularly useful. Is a servi... Read more
I've started to indulge in dark chocolate every now and then and I am having trouble finding fun-sized or mini dark chocolates at the store. I know that one can easily find Hershey's, Dove, etc. pretty much anywhere but I am specifically looking for... Read more
I am so frustrated!
I am very short. It's hard enough to find things wide enough for comfort, but then add to that the "short"... well. It's virtually impossible to find clothes that fit and look half decent. Even "petite" sizes are too tall for... Read more
I am 5'4 and currently 214. I am trying to set a goal of 140 pounds and would like to know from those that are close in height, what clothing size in general are you wearing at 140 pounds? I mostly shop at Loft, Banana Republic and JCP.... Read more
This is a group for men and women who want to lose weight, but be a comfortable size. We believe in lifestyle-led, goal-free HAES intuitive eating. Want to be Happy Inbetweeners at our Happy Weight!... Read more
Fitness experts recommend a triad of exercises we should incorporate into our lifestyle in order to achieve optimum fitness. These exercises include cardio-respiratory activities, flexibility exercises and resistance training.
Cardio-respiratory a... Read more
SparkPeople's fitness experts advise against wearing wrist and ankle weights while doing cardio exercise and other general daily activities. Even though they are lightweight (usually two pounds or less), the risk of injuring yourself by wearing t... Read more
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