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
When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my... Read more
I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa... Read more
Everything you do burns calories—breathing, sleeping, standing, and all of the active pursuits you enjoy. But what does it take to burn just 100 calories? You may be surprised by how little—or how much—activity you have to do to ach... Read more
As an adult, you need to exercise and maintain a good level of fitness for your health—to manage your weight, prevent diseases, reduce stress, and be able to accomplish normal activities of daily living, from carrying groceries to cleaning the... Read more
First day back on the spark! I got sick, then started back to school. I can't wait to get a new health routine! Quick question, has anyone ever developed lactose intolerance suddenly? Is that possible? My doctor told me to avoid dairy and it's worked... Read more
I recently bought a home in Toronto. Its a double storied building. The casement window upstairs are open without any window stops. They all are very large in size. I have 2 small children and younger one is too naughty. Im afraid about their safet... Read more
A very simple yet effective way for myself and my family to get in exercise is to begin the day witha morning mile run AFTER breakfast,of course!We put toddler in the jogging stroller,put the Garmin heart monitor on me,and my hubby and I map our rou... Read more
When my daughter was about 6 months old, I started taking her for runs in the jogging stroller. In the beginning, I was nervous. Would she be comfortable? Would she be content to ride along? My dad and I would go to the park and take turns pushi... Read more
When our SparkPeople team ran the Flying Pig half marathon in May, we were blown away by the energy and enthusiasm of the spectators along the course. At 6 a.m. on a rainy, windy Sunday morning, hundreds of people came out in droves—garbag... Read more
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