When your legs ache, you can usually lie down and relax to alleviate your symptoms. But for people who suffer from Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS for short), relaxing only makes them hurt more. According to the National Institutes of Health, as many as... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
Hey you scallywags! No more hogboshing around the deck swabs; it’s time to earn your eye patches! This here is called "The Pirate Workout" and if you’re looking for a fun and rewarding upper body workout, you should be all over... Read more
We love them, we look forward to them, we talk about them for weeks before and weeks after – vacations. Those 1-2 weeks of the year when we get away from it all – work, responsibilities, car pools. Unfortunately, there is something el... Read more
Weight training is a critical component to the success of an athlete.
By becoming stronger and increasing muscular endurance, an athlete is able to perform more efficiently and is better able to avoid injury. Furthermore, there are a numbe... Read more
I just got a couple of trophies via email from SparkPeople congratulating me on having a 7-day streak on things. I know those streaks have been going on a lot longer than one week! The date on my Spark Streak page said "7 days - since 11/14/15." I... Read more
Hi, I have been getting frustrated when trying to track my food/calories because when i enter a food to search it mainly brings up big chain restaurant or fast food items. For instance, tonight my family is having chicken tacos for dinner. The only i... Read more
low carb..i am trying to get some info on how many carbs i should be consuming daily. i am trying to lose all the extra fatvi have from being pregnant i used to eat ALOT of simple carbs daily..im 5'1 135 lbs, excercise 5xs week atleast 1 hr each tim... Read more
Whenever I eat out, I always ask for a nutrition guide so I can check the food that is least offensive to my goals. When it comes to eating out. too much SALT is a deal breaker for me. And even when using the info other members put in you have to d... Read more
Before I started medical school, I noticed something strange about the skin of some of my family members, the ones who were overweight or obese, like I was then.Various folds of skin--on the neck, arms, and legs, among other places--I noticed their s... Read more
From coast to coast, nutritional info on restaurant menus is slowly becoming the norm--whether volunteered by companies or (usually) mandated by governments. Though a fight is expected, the U.S. Senate is considering its own legislation to require me... Read more
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