According to a recent study published in Pediatrics, a child is more likely to be overweight at a young age if his mother was overweight before she became pregnant.
Ohio State University researchers studied data from more than 3,000 children and... Read more
Most of us follow a set schedule during the weekdays. If you're like me, you know exactly what time you'll get up, go to the gym, shower, go to work, eat your meals, and hit the sack. But on the weekends? That schedule usually goes from naile... Read more
I know exercise is supposed to help me fight depression, but how can I find the motivation to work out when I'm depressed?
Depression definitely can make it hard to find the motivation for exercise (among other things) because loss of intere... Read more
What would you call people who can help keep the weight off, boost your confidence, and help make fitness fun? You might call them "miracle workers."
We call them Goal Buddies.
Most people make the mistake of going it alone. Somet... Read more
Hiya, I'm Amanda. I'm 23 years old and I'm from New York, I'm married to an English guy and I currently live in Malta (although we'll be moving to the UK soon). I'm a wee short girl of 5'3" and I have PCOS, and I have Gerd as well, unfortunately. I'v... Read more
New to spark but not to trying to keep a healthy lifestyle. Found a wonderful man and slacked now I have to re-lose the 45 I gained back plus the 35 I still had to go. Looking for some support to help me through the process.... Read more
I make a list of healthy veggies and fruit and go to the store. I prep my breakfast and lunch ahead of time so I have no excuses for eating junk at work. Having stuff portioned out helps my brain accept "this is all: no more."... Read more
Healthy eating is hard enough when every significant person in your life is on board. If you're the only person you know who is trying to get to get fit, it's an additional roadblock for you to overcome. If you're newly in love and your significant o... Read more
If you're having a difficult time getting seven to eight hours a sleep a night, it's a good idea to talk with your healthcare provider about options for improving your quantity and quality of sleep. Some women find that making changes i... Read more
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