Are you sick of the same-old cardio machines at the gym? Bored by the treadmill? Tired of the elliptical? Can't stand to do another mile on the stationary bike or another flight on the stair climber? Well, then, it's time you head over to the... Read more
Judi (TIME4JUDI) is long-time SparkPeople member with multiple sclerosis (MS). By walking indoors with the help of walking DVDs, she lost 60 pounds in seven months! Now she shares her advice and tips with others who want to walk off the weight withou... Read more
My first experience with this revolutionary indoor cycling activity seems like a distant memory. As I walked into the room, the lights were dimmed and candles were lit around the room. People all around me were wearing these tight black shorts an... Read more
The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice... Read more
The only way to become a better runner is to run, but the more running replaces other exercises in your fitness program, the more likely you are to become injured, suffer from burnout, or develop muscular imbalances. So what's a runner to do (bes... Read more
Try non-impact exercises like cycling/indoor cycling, water aerobics/swimming, chair exercises, for exercises. Also, try starting with tracking your nutrition too-you'd be surprised what can happen!... Read more
Fit Bit? Used it today to walk at the indoor track. Says 2.58 miles in 20 minutes. That's an 8 minute mile. There's no way!! I ran some but not much to make it an 8 min. Mile. Last week my Nike chip clocked me at 14 min. Mile. Confused!!!... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
Now 29, Christina was addicted to tanning beds when she was diagnosed with melanoma at age 22. She's now passionate about warning others of the dangers of tanning.By Christina Iannaccone
Just graduating college, getting engaged, buying a house... Read more
I was young (which I'd like to think wasn’t THAT long ago), it was common practice to buy a package of visits at the local tanning salon before prom, summer vacation or any other upcoming event. I wouldn't say I did it all the time, but looking back... Read more
I have always thought tanning beds were stupid. Then again, when I was a teenager I definitely laid out in the backyard occasionally to try to boost my tan. Peer pressure to be tanned and all that, though I never bothered to try tanning very often.
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So there's been a lot of articles coming out about indoor tanning and how bad it is for you, and how it causes melanoma cancer. But I mean, this isn't really new information, it's just old information that's recently gotten a lot of attention. And I... Read more
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