Your feet work hard every day, carrying you through your daily tasks while you walk, stand, carry, lift, climb, clean, work, and exercise. If you neglect your feet—especially during a workout—then your feet with have to deal with swelling... Read more
You have been walking faithfully four to five days a week, gradually increasing your time to 30 minutes or longer. Congratulations! But after following this routine for several weeks, you may no longer feel the challenge you once did. You feel it&rsq... Read more
The phrase "shin splint" is a generic term that describes pain in the lower leg, either on the medial (inside) or lateral (outside) side of the shin bone. This pain usually begins as a dull ache that can't be pinpointed; it can be felt... Read more
How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in... 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
This is my third day with sparkpeople. I have a lot to lose and a long road ahead. I have been walking 2-4 miles a day and am committed to doing this everyday. However I have a severe love for chocolate and carbs😡... Read more
Hi everyone! My name is Cynthia! I have been a Sparkpeople member for years...just not consecutively...lol. I would get motivated, stay in the game for a few weeks, and then I'd give up. Life would get too busy and I'd make every excuse in the book n... Read more
If anyone goes to my page they will see that I've been a member for some years now, but not actively, I'm sorry to say. I started off okay, but it didn't last long. I want this to go better! I have a LOT of health issues, mostly neuropathic, autoimmu... Read more
My scale is frustrating me 40 I weigh on a flat floor but it will give me different readings if I step on more than once. Yes I know I should go with the first reading, ha, but I just don't trust it.
So I am looking for some recommendations for a n... Read more
My name is Genevieve most call me Gen and I started putting on weight a few years after my first husband's drowning in 2002 in Southern Oregon at my age of 29. It was 2 1/2 years after his death I met a wonderful man and we were married in 2006. I so... Read more
I use cross training aerobic shoes and buy a new pair after 100 hours of use. These shoes are only used for workouts. Shoes break down after 100 hours of use which may be detrimental to your joints, back, feet, etc. 306... Read more
Cross train - have a variety of exercises - in order to keep your routine fresh and motivating. It will also help to break through plateaus. Triathlon training turned out to be MUCH easier on my joints than just running. And remember there are sev... Read more
Wearing the right shoes while exercising can mean the difference between a comfortable workout, and one filled with pain, or worse-injury. With thousands of workout shoes on the market, how do you know which one is right for you? By answering a few s... Read more
You have a race coming up—congratulations! Whether it's a 5K or a 50K, you have a lot to be proud of! To make sure your race goes off without a hitch, start here. When it comes to race day, there are plethora of do's and don’... Read more
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