If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Chances are, you know her. Your eyes probably turn green with envy as soon as she walks into the room. She’s the one who consistently looks effortlessly beautiful without makeup. She’s most likely your age (or older), yet looks younger th... Read more
Running may be challenging, but it is an activity humans were designed to do—and it's something nearly everyone can enjoy if we allow time and patience for our bodies to adapt to the demands of the sport. But that doesn't mean that prop... Read more
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In this short video, Coach Nicole gives tips on how to imrove your posture in just five simple stretches.Help us Spread the Spark by sharing this video with your friends. You can also rat... Read more
Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor... Read more
question i ve been working out for 2 months now actually with my knee problem been doing a ab workout with stretching before and after ok am i doing too much have not have routine for my resistant bands to incorporate and i want to do that to get... Read more
Yes, I'm talking to you! I just want to share one thing that I've learned! Whether you've drank too little water, or eaten too much food. Whether you've exercised or not, rejoined Spark People for the twentieth time, or only log in o... Read more
My son who is mildly disabled has been getting help picking out food with the help of a caregiver. The guy is only counting how far down the ingredient list sugar is listed. Is there a better way to do this? I know 3 or 6 grams of sugar is very low a... Read more
Heeellloo!!! I'm new to this site but I'm glad I found it. I'm an 18yr old male and I currently weight 180lbs and I hardly exercise but I plan on changing that.. I've always been ashamed most of my life because I suffer from man boobs :/ I have start... Read more
I have been dieting for one month now. I lost about 8 pounds, but have gained some if it back already. I joined sparkpeople a few days back and starting logging my food. It turns out, on a regular day, i am only consuming about 700-850 calories a... Read more
I've always had a problem with "standing up straight". And whenever I did make an effort to do so, I always felt like I was sticking my chest out (how embarrassing!). I finally learned that pushing my shoulders back and down makes my posture better... Read more
I've blogged in the past about my battle with my posture, because I have been a sloucher since I was a kid. It's something that makes me cringe when I look at pictures of myself and think "Why doesn't anyone ever tell me to stand up straight?" Havi... Read more
Everyone has those things they donít like about themselves. Feet that are too big or too small, a face that is too round or too long, etc. Itís easy to find flaws when we look in the mirror. Hands down, the thing that bothers me most about myself... Read more
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