Recently Lori, a client of mine, called me angry, upset and discouraged. She had just returned from her yearly physical, which she had been eagerly anticipating. Though she hadn't reached her weight-loss goal, Lori had made many lifestyle c... Read more
Spending a good 60 minutes on the treadmill is a surefire way to make you feel accomplished. After completing the machine's fat-burning workout, you feel great and quite proud of yourself as you stare at the number flashing on the screen: 752 cal... Read more
Have you ever started a workout routine, thinking you’re doing everything right, only to find out there were some important things you missed? Here are some common workout mistakes that most of us have made from time to time, and what you can d... Read more
A treadmill can seem scary to the beginner. They're big and bulky, make a lot of noise and have tons of buttons and moving parts. But I'm about to let you in on a secret: They're really not that scary. In fact, with just a few hints, the... Read more
Kiki (username YANKYKITTEN) joined SparkPeople in 2007 at 189 pounds and 46% body fat. She credits walking for her 47-pound weight loss and reduction to 30% body fat a year later. Find out how walking helped her drop the pounds, mentally focus during... Read more
Today should be awesome, because yesterday I hit the 15lbs lost mark. But, instead of being on cloud nine, I am frustrated as can be because I'm pretty positive my treadmill is done for. For six weeks, I've eaten right and walked at a 3.5 with a 1.... Read more
My upcoming race in feb next year has a downhill section of almost 26k.
(falt 10k, up 26k, turn around, down 26k, flat 10k)
Where I live there are no hills to run up or run down from. The race itself is in another state.
I tried googlin... Read more
I am preparing for a race thats on Feb 2014. Part of it is on an elevation and I would like to use the % of incline on my treadmill for training.
The course is moderately flat from 0-10km.
Then from 10.1km to 36km it... Read more
I've bought some new exercise equipment and was going to get a treadmill but I was wondering how noisy they are as I live in a flat and wouldn't want to disturb the neighbours downstairs. I wouldn't be running really fast, just walking fast and the o... Read more
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(Reuters) - An influential U.S. panel is calling for HIV screening for ALL Americans aged 15 to 65, regardless of whether they are considered to be at high risků..
CURRENTLY, the healthcare law rec... Read more
Although it's a great way to get some extra activity, only about 17% of Americans walk or bike to work each day. Why is that number so low? Would you consider this kind of commute if you knew it could improve your overall health--regardless of your... Read more
For many years, research has linked being overweight or obese with a variety of health problems, including diabetes, heart disease and stroke. But a new study claims that weight might not be the best predictor of overall health.In a study from The A... Read more
Happy Friday to everyone~
So as my previous blogs mention i will be having surgery in March due to anemia. I will be having a hysterectomoy done. I been having problems with tachacardia there are days when just sitting my pulse is 130-140. So m... Read more
Yesterday (I think it was yesterday - this week is all mushed together!) I had my first treadmill test ever. I was eager to do it, as I was curious how I would do.
Shows how clueless I am.
Oy vey - it was really hard!!! At the beginning... Read more
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