We often get questions about the best abs exercises—after all, who doesn't want to tone their tummy in the least amount of time? There are countless exercises that target the abs, including fitness DVDs (Does "8 Minute Abs" ring a... Read more
While there are the same number of calories in 28 baby carrots as there are in 9 potato chips, which of these foods do you think will keep you full longer? We've created this visual graphic to show you exactly how much you can eat of different sn... Read more
If the eyes are the windows to the soul, then posture is a lens to our health. Sit and stand with proper posture and you will physically look 10 years younger—and 10 pounds lighter. Psychologically, good posture conveys confidence, poise and le... Read more
Fiber is one of the easiest nutrients to incorporate into your diet, and one of the most important. However, many Americans don’t get the much needed 25 to 35 grams recommended daily for a healthy diet. Insufficient fiber intake can increase yo... Read more
Each of us has a favorite body part – or we should. Do you have an area you think is worth accentuating? If you do, good for you. As you get closer to your fitness/health/weight loss goals, you will likely want to show off more of your body, hi... Read more
I've had 2 surgeries on my left shoulder. 1st in October of last years, 2nd this past June. Things are just not healing right, though. Chronic pain seems to love me!
I've gained about 40lbs total, especially in my gut. Doing crunches or sit ups... Read more
40 high knees
10 Bicycle crunches
my work out this morning. doesn't really seem like much though, but it did get my heart rate up. does washing dishes burn calories??? haha... Read more
Hip less crunch: lie on back with legs lifted and bent, calves parallel to floor, and feet relaxed. Criss arms over chest with hands in shoulders. Contract abdominal muscles and lift head, shoulders, and upper back about 39 degrees off floor.... Read more
I did 120 crunches and 40 (assisted) pull ups as part of my strength training today. That might not seem like very much, but at age 45 and having recently lost over 60 lbs that's the most I've ever done of either in one day my entire life. Yeah me!... Read more
in exercises such as crunches, what should be in the weight category, your body weight or like dumbell weights if your using those, although I'm not sure what good dumbells would do when doing crunches lol.... Read more
Not sure if these are made anywhere else, they are a large flat rice cake made fresh in the store they only have 16 calories in each and you can put anything on them.. they are crunchy and bland tasting so they will pick up any flavor you spread on t... Read more
Take control of your nutrition in 2012 by preparing healthy dishes in your own kitchen. Each week I will be posting meal ideas from SparkRecipes that are useful for eating-in or carrying-out or energy boosting snacks. This week, we'll start with... Read more
Hi, SparkPeople members! We wanted to let you know about some great changes our team has made to the site over the past few weeks to make it easier for you to use on mobile devices. As you know, you can get many of your favorite food and fitness tr... Read more
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