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
I walked outdoors when I first joined Spark, and then I discovered the awesomeness of workout videos OnDemand thru my cable company...it's only $7/month, and they have a ton of vids I can do in my living room. It's worked really well for me!... Read more
Today is my #firstpost and first day trying to get back in the healthy routine of things. My thyroid messed up and I have gained about 80lbs from it. I'm on medicine now, but does anyone with #thyroid problems have any extra tips for losing weight?... Read more
Today is my first day on spark, two years ago I lost 20 lbs and was in the best shape of my life, I fell off the healthy wagon and have to start all over, really looking forward to all of the community support! Thank you all in advance ♡... 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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