You hear about them. You see people using them in the gym. They’re in stores, on TV, and have entire fitness classes designed around them. You think about these stretchy bands and what good (if any) they do. You want to know: What are the b... Read more
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In a new series of videos, Coach Nicole will demonstrate some... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
Every movement we make—from walking to driving—involves our muscles. Muscles are unique. They have the ability to relax, contract, and... Read more
So you've been cleared for exercise after the birth of your baby and you're anxious to get outside and get moving! But who's going to watch your little one? If running or walking is your thing, you can take baby along in a jogging strolle... Read more
It's freezing cold outside, it’s dark when you get home, and you're still recovering from those extra holiday calories you put away over the last couple weeks. That’s a pretty good excuse to sit inside by the fire, snuggle up... Read more
***Setting Up GOALS To Work On***
It's time to set up some healthy GOALS and Make A Plan for Success!
Please take your time and think it through so your goals are "Realistic."
Once ready, copy/paste the Goal Set Up Below and share with... Read more
'Pushing the re-set button on life', thats what I would like to do. Change doesnt come all at once, but there are some things I would like to change/ work on in my life right now. I keep going through phases where things are really great, then I cras... Read more
Hello, my name is Dawn and I am 41 years old or young depending on how you look at it. I signed up for SP back in 2012; however, I did not utilize the program to the fullest and therefore stopped using the tools sometime after I started. I again st... Read more
The "management" page for the friend feed is nonfunctional... hopefully this is temporary as a result of the new change to the Friend Feed.. ?:
Although previously and again today (!) I have clicked to not see anything but friends' blogs and the... Read more
Got back into the game about 6 weeks ago after my back doctor gave me permission to workout with limits. I went right to work. Been a struggle and seems like one set back after another. I also have severe RA but the medication and steroids have hel... Read more
Baking my own bread has become easy and cost effective. I started using the "Artisan Bread in 5 Minutes a Day" plan about 2 months ago and I love. I used to buy 2 loaves of bread a day for my family. Now, I bake it myself for a fraction of the cost... Read more
I have a set of resistance bands that I carry in my suitcase when I'm traveling. Takes up minimal room, can be used anywhere, and so I don't have to skip workouts. They were about $10 I think at Walmart and there is a few different resistance level... Read more
A group for all us girls trying to make a little one! A discussion involving everything from POAS (pee on a stick) to dpo (days past ovulation) to baby dancing. Get ready.... set... conceive!... Read more
Full body resistance band workouts are great for when you are short on time and going to the gym is not an option. They provide an excellent alternative for a full range of exercises when you do not have access to free weights or other exercise equi... Read more
Giveaway closed.The winner is ENERGY25ME.A few months ago, I had the privilege of winning two amazing contests that were sponsored by Life Fitness, a leading exercise equipment manufacturer, and the American Council on Exercise (ACE), a non-profit or... Read more
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