Visual images hold amazing power. We can all still “see” the Challenger disaster, the flag rising over Iwo Jima, even our own high school yearbook pictures. The images are still with us today. And so are the emotions that go with them... Read more
The fitness universe always talks about Nutrition and Exercise as if these are the only two options for getting in shape.
Want to lose the post-pregnancy padding? Nutrition & Exercise.
Want to look 10 years younger? Nutrition... Read more
Editor's Note: Every day, regular people just like you are losing weight, getting fit and improving their lives by using SparkPeople. Who knows better about what it really takes to lose weight the healthy way than other members like you? That'... Read more
Being overweight is a leading risk factor for high cholesterol. The good news is that regular physical activity will help with both weight loss and lowering cholesterol. Exercise can actually increase your HDL (good) levels while lowering your LDL (b... Read more
If you're eager to be a positive force, there’s no shortage of people that could use some help. In 1994, 10-20% of every U.S. state’s population was considered obese. By 2001, the numbers in 30 states grew to 20% or more. Accordin... Read more
I found an old friend today that I haven't seen for 5 years. I have tried to find her many times without success. The last 3 mo. I focused on finding her. She has been hiding under layers that had to be shed. Made it to 160s! 23# down, 14# more!... Read more
Thanks for the great support!! Finally saw the scale move down this morning...back to my starting weight only, but I will take it! Maybe the exercise is paying off and my body is starting to burn some fat? It took 4 weeks, but finally...progress!!... Read more
Is there a way to see, all in one spot, all the threads you've posted in, and all your posts?
ie. I would like to go back and see responses to my posts (I have email notifications turned off) but don't remember all the threads I... Read more
I have two children (2 and 3 years old) and I gained about 60 pounds while I was pregnant. I have been able to lose most of the weight on my own , but I still have 20 pounds to go in order to get back to my pre-pregnancy weight. I have started doing... Read more
For most American children, fast food is a regular part of their day. Whether they are eating it or seeing ads for it on T.V., fast food part of the routine. And according to a new survey, children are seeing more ads and are eating it more than ev... Read more
This is the time of year when well-intentioned New Year's resolutions start to get tough, and many of us begin falling back into old habits. One reason for this could be unrealistic expectations. You've been working out and eating right for over a... Read more
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