Getting fit can be a pricey endeavor. From having the proper footwear to the right sweat-wicking apparel to the gadgets, gizmos and equipment that promise to help get you to your fittest and healthiest, you can spend a small fortune on working out. B... Read more
I was watching a rerun of "Sex and the City" the other night, in which Carrie is visiting a new boyfriend, David. They’re enjoying a nice picnic on the grassy hillside, and David mentions that there are beautiful hiking trails all aro... Read more
Here at SparkPeople, we're committed to helping everyone embrace healthy, active lifestyles, regardless of fitness level, capability or gender. That said, there are times when certain groups of people face unique challenges. In that spirit, we... Read more
If your New Year's resolution is to lose weight, you're in good company: in a 2015 Nielsen survey, 32 percent of people listed shedding pounds as their top goal. But what if losing weight isn't on your to-do list this year because you'... Read more
Since the first time I ran a mile without stopping 15 years ago, running has been my exercise of choice. I don't always enjoy the run itself, but I love the way I feel afterward: Sweaty, exhilarated and a couple hundred calories lighter. Regardle... Read more
I walked 26 minutes today. I'm getting there!!! ππ I did run yesterday and whew today I'm stiff. I'm gonna keep it up! Thanks to everyone who encouraged me π #icandothis #motivation #backtowalking #soremuscles #todayisanewday... Read more
Instead of using expensive boot stuffers to keep boots from flopping over, I got one of those long, dense foam pool toys called noodles that kids play with in the swimming pool. Cut it in two and voila!, perfect boot stuffers. They're a lot cleaner... Read more
It's summer time. One of the most effective ways to tone up and slim down is to simply walk, so get outside! I have been walking daily (wearing Tone-Up shoes to boot..) and I feel great and it gives me a chance to get away and enjoy time to myself... Read more
Rain or Shine, Indoor or Outdoor Walk, WALK & WALK SOME MORE. Lose Weight, Inches, and Stress with support every Step & Mile along the way! "Every day is a great day to take a walk" ~Leslie Sansone... Read more
I'm excited to share some news that we've been keeping under wraps for months: This January, Walmart stores across the country are stocking SparkPeople's critically acclaimed 28 Day Boot Camp workout DVD at an everyday low price! You'... Read more
Do you shy away from free weights at the gym? Thankfully, there are a slew of other ways to build your muscles that don’t require a pricey membership or bulky equipment. Besides the benefits of toning your body, resistance workouts help improve... Read more
Found out today that I get to wear a walking boot for many weeks due to a stress reaction or stress fracture in my left foot. I had an xray last week and that wasn't entirely conclusive. They wanted to do an MRI but I opted out of it. The results o... Read more
Yes, I still have this ball-and-chain walking boot with me. I'd like to say we're like besties, but I'd rather us NOT hang out together.
This past Friday I had a follow-up visit with the foot doctor. X-rays looked good and the pain is signific... Read more
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