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 do bicycle crunches. Some people find them harder to do than situps, but I'm the opposite, but they are hard in the beginning. Start at 20 reps (each side) or whatever you're comfortable with and gradually add on :)... Read more
If you're having a hard time pushing through an exercise move (say, 50 crunches), start counting down from your current weight to your goal weight.150, 149, 148, 147... etc!You'll find that this helps you complete the amount of crunches needed, but a... Read more
Crunched on time? Doing mini sets of crunches throughout the day really does add up and your body will thank you in the end. Doing 25 crunches 3-4 times a day only takes about 5 minutes of your time for each set you complete. Doing 3-4 sets throug... Read more
Anyone who has ever enjoyed creamy mac-and-cheese, a gooey grilled cheese sandwich or a perfectly cooked quesadilla knows that in certain recipes, there's simply no substitute for cheese. And with thousands of variations—from the classic A... 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
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