What do you do when you don’t achieve the weight loss results you’re looking for?
Do you resolve to cut calories even more, try harder to resist temptations, or log extra treadmill time? These ideas could work—if you’ve b... Read more
You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
I used to be a competitive long distance runner. Day in and day out I’d run mile upon mile, training for the next big race. Some days it meant running a six or seven mile loop that included several (seemingly endless) hills. Other days, I warme... Read more
Some people can measure their weight loss by the way they feel and look: firmer thighs, a smaller waist, jiggle-free arms. But then there are the number-crazy ones who desperately need some kind (any kind!) of concrete proof that all their hard work... Read more
We all know how fantastic working out is for your health. But what happens when your workouts aren't delivering the results you want? Or you're not getting the results you think you should be getting? While any kind of physical activity is go... Read more
I ate a whole Thanksgiving dinner and (expectedly) allowed myself to go over calories that day, which I did by a couple hundred. The rest of my weekend I went about with diet and exercise like I always do. I weighed myself for the first time today... Read more
How does one search for a specific SparkTeam? Yes I know under community, drop-down click on sparkteam and there's a search box but. When I do a search for First Place 4 Health and even though I click to right to search by name - doesn't seem to ch... Read more
So I started insanity on October 21st (of this year) so it's been 5 weeks (today is my first day of the 2nd month) I've lost roughly 7~8 lbs and I am so freaking happy I dont want to stop. BUT I do have a question, Should I keep doing insanity for an... Read more
Went to the doctor on 11/8/2013 and got the results from my lab tests.
My Cholesterol went down from 220 to 200. My HDL stayed the same 45 down to 44, my LDL went down as well and my Triglycerides went down to. My weight on the other... Read more
I hit a plateau that lasted 6 months, and I wanted to give up! So, I gave myself a new goal: 2 months to get back in gear before my vacation in May. I started "Insanity" exercise program, got a HR monitor, and am tracking everything. It totally rene... Read more
Michelle Miller (JUSTCHELLE75)Weight Lost: 140 poundsHometown: Houston, TXOccupation: Paralegal What was life like before your weight loss?My weight has had vast fluctuations my entire life. I maintained at 135 pounds for about three years... Read more
Brad Milligan (BRADMILL2922)Weight Lost: 197 poundsHometown: Jeffersonville, IN What was life like before losing weight?I was a big kid and a big teenager. Being 6'7", I was never going to be small. I never enjoyed exercise much, but I... Read more
I am long overdue in posting my results from Insanity. Sorry no pics!
Left Arm: 11.5 Right Arm: 11.75
Bust: 35 Waist: 30.5
Left Thigh: 22 Right Thigh: 22.75
Hip : 45
Left Calve: 13 Right Calve: 12.75
Left Arm: 11 R... Read more
What a month! I believe anyone who sets a goal, and works to make it a reality, ought to be able to talk about it. Not as a means of bragging, but as a means of inspiring others.
That is what I hope this blog will do. 45 days ago, I started Insa... Read more
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