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
Although barefoot running has been practiced in some parts of the world for hundreds of years, the concept has only recently gained popularity as an alternative to traditional running shoes in the Western world. The book "Born to Run,"... 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
I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro... Read more
Here's a new breakfast I just created for just under 300 calories: 1 egg (microwaved in a cup w an 1/8 of a tbs of coconut oil for 30sec) 1/4 c of cooked quinoa, 1 chopped peach. Mix together w S&P.... Read more
Hello everyone, im new to this but here goes. Im 50 years old and a bilateral amputee, and need to lose weight so its easier to use my prosthetic legs. I spend all day in a wheel chair and am having trouble tracking excercise. I dont know what to do.... Read more
Glad I left some calories in my day for a new castle brown ale. In my opinion that's why sp works. As long as you track you can still have things you like in moderation so you don't feel so deprived.... Read more
After two failed tries with Weight Watchers.com I decided to try SparkPeople. I tend to Binge with Sweets and am an Emotional Eater. We just lost my Mother-In-Law in August and in the two years we were visiting at the Nursing Home & making Healthca... Read more
My husband and I started running this year. We began with 5Ks and are workig our way up to longer runs. We've never been running like that before but signing up for a monthly race helped us stay motivated to keep training and you get rewarded with a... 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
One thing I love about spring weather is the opportunity to spend more time outdoors. While I run and walk my dog outside in rain, snow and even ice, it sure is a lot more pleasant when the temperature is moderate, the sun is shining, the flowers and... Read more
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