Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
If you’re like most women, swimsuit season isn’t your favorite time of year. But every body is beautiful and deserves to have some fun in the sun. Whether you’re full-figured, small-chested, straight up and down or have some extra &... Read more
My late maternal grandmother was the kind of grandmother who set the bar. She could whip up an outfit for me on her sewing machine in less than a day. Her cookie jar was always stocked with homemade chocolate chip cookies. And of course, her grammar... 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
Valentine's Day doesn't have to be all about chocolate and other decadent treats. Show the kids in your life how much you love them with simple, healthy snacks and heartfelt messages. They'll remember the creativity a lot longer than a ba... Read more
Has anyone tried P90x or is anyone doing it now? I started it this week with the Lean routine for faster weight loss. I gotta say I enjoy it so far even though it is tough. I can't wait for the results to show.... Read more
It's just an example I could find on Amazon. My first one was a Weider model from a Kmart that really was low-quality but survived for 2.5 months. My current one is from Dicks' Sporting Goods, dont' remember the brand.... Read more
I use Amazon Prime free playlists (you pay a yearly subscription for Prime). They have one for every mood. I can download them to my phone so I can play them without having to stream, since my gym is basically a bunker that gets zero cell service.... Read more
I've posted links to Amazon as well, when someone asks about where they can get a certain product like resistance bands or an elliptical trainer. I do wish Spark would cut down the number of supplement distributors who post on forums, though.... Read more
This team is for people who are just starting P90X, have done the program and want to share their experience, or people who want info on the program to make sure that its the choice for them.... Read more
According to the Census Bureau, Americans ate 24.3 pounds of candy per capita in 2009, and at least part of that was consumed on and around Valentine's Day. With boxes of chocolate so easily accessible--and so many varieties to try (just a nibble... Read more
Editor's Note: If you haven't checked out SparkPeople Radio, now's the time! We've been on the air since November, and this on-demand show is a hit. Each week, hosts Lily Hills and Karen Hudson share the latest and greatest stories to... Read more
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