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
There is a treadmill in my house, but I never use it. I get bored in like 3 minutes and after like 5 minutes I am really forcing myself to continue. By 8 minutes I am bargaining with myself, saying things like just one mile. I do listen to music whi... Read more
I think I have accurately diagnosed what is wrong with my treadmill. It would appear I have a dead speed sensor which is cheap and easy to replace. I have looked on line and found one source but cannot find any info whether or not the site is reput... Read more
Maybe a SP professional can help me on this one.
Or anyone who was faced with this problem.
I do 20 minutes on the treadmill everyday, 5 days a week.
I do it before or after an aerobics/strength class.
The problem: my legs become somewh... 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
whoa.. it's over now.. YAY!!
I worried so much about this test. I lost so much sleep worrying.. I don't even know why I was so worried. I have walked on treadmills quite a bit in my life. I guess I was worried I would fail the test.
For th... 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
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