We all know how important goal setting is to reaching our dreams. From walking four times a week to eating more fruits and veggies, declaring your healthy intentions is an awesome way to make positive changes in your life.
But if you’re lo... Read more
After several false starts to lose weight over the years, Rick (LOGHOUSE) tipped the scale at 289 pounds. A weight loss challenge (and exercise buddy) at work motivated him to walk every single day for more than a year. He's now 40 pounds lighter... Read more
What “fitness feat” have you always wanted to accomplish? I think we all have something in mind, a seemingly insurmountable task that we just wish, for whatever reason, we could do. You see other people accomplish it with ease, and you se... Read more
Make your fitness dreams come true once and for all, starting with the classic pushup!
Pushups tend to be much easier for men, since they have greater muscle mass and strength than women. But you don't have to be G.I. Jane to master the &quo... Read more
Runners are a breed all their own. I can say that because I am a runner. We can be quirky about our race rituals and to outsiders looking in, our lives seem to revolve around a "boring" sport of putting one foot in front of the other. But a... Read more
one of my main challenges is wanting to munch on something crunchy from around 9:00 til I go to bed. I know popcorn, grapes and cut up vegetables are a good choice but it can add to heartburn. Does anybody have any good suggestions?... Read more
I'm back to Spark after falling off the wagon and having said wagon run over me AGAIN! For the last few months I've been pondering why I can't seem to stick with it and I've figured out that I'm just not motivated. I've tried regula... Read more
Add a challenge in your routine to supplement the cardio and strength training you already do! I am starting the 100 Pushup Challenge in a couple days. It's something that isn't too time-consuming and is easy to fit in on the days I don't have an h... Read more
I wanted to do daily pushups to tone my arms but could never remember to do them consistently. I decided to write PUSHUPS all over the outside of my daily vitamin bottle, so now when i take my vitamin I do my pushups - its like a double whammy! 30... Read more
Here's a roundup of the most interesting stories we've seen on the web in the last week or so. Ways to Cut 100 Calories from Your Meals, from Women's Health. I love features like this, where you learn painless and simple ways to save calories and st... Read more
As you might imagine, working at SparkPeople is pretty amazing. Not only do we get to talk and write about healthy living all day long, we get to interact with our wonderful and inspiring SparkPeople members. Plus we get to work with a really incredi... Read more
Monday, alas, I didn't get a walk in as I had to go to the doctor, unless you count the 45 minutes or so I spent wandering around the nearby store waiting for test results:(
This morning I successfully got up and got a short workout in before wo... Read more
Week 4 of the 100 pushup challenge is now finished. Tomorrow - BEFORE I do any other weights, etc. - I need to redo the initial test to see if I should repeat week 4 or not.
On Friday, I went to the gym. I felt self conscious doing the modifie... Read more
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