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
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
SparkTeens recommends that you use the Nutrition Tracker a few times each week to see how well you're eating. Keep in mind that good nutrition means balancing several things, not just calories. Try to reach the recommended ranges for carbohydrates... Read more
With a plethora of health resources available these days, it can be hard to know where to look for reliable, accurate and useful information. When it comes to raising healthy kids in an increasingly unhealthy world, where do you start? Coach Nicole r... Read more
Thanks for your interest in using SparkTeens to help improve the health of your students! This article is intended to be an introduction to the tools and resources that SparkTeens offers so that you as an educator can see what is available. As you... Read more
Looks like the FDA is making some great improvements on nutrition labels, emphasizing calories, improving serving size clarity, (No more two servings in a 20 oz bot... Read more
In the Spark Coach section there is a tab that says "What to Eat to Lose Weight". It gives you the dairy, proteins, vegs, etc that you should eat and limit yourself to. I can't print that list. Does anyone know where I can find it to print for qui... Read more
I like the pop-up window (once/day) report better, although I use the printable report, too. Is there any way to get the pop-up window report from the nutrition tracking page? It's the one showing the 7-day trends in line graphs.... Read more
I just input my final foods for the day , calorie total around 1390, went to check out reports for the day to see if I really need to eat another small snack and both reports looked funny. One said I had only eaten around 900 calories and the other s... 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
By Chalene JohnsonProbably the most common question I get when I release a new exercise program is, "Help! I'm gaining weight! Am I doing something wrong?" This is a common phenomenon with any new exercise program, such as Turbo Kick, T... Read more
Has anyone else out there ever followed the P90X Nutrition Guide? Surely I'm not the only one! :) My husband did a couple rounds of P90X last year, but I never did any of the workouts with him except for the Ab Ripper. But I did jump on the bandw... Read more
The p90X nutrition guide is pretty intense in phase one and then moves onto a balanced diet. The most difficult part in consuming that much protein without going over everything else.
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