You’ve tried mints, gum and mouthwash but nothing works. Bad breath is affecting your social life, causing you to shy away from your loved ones and preventing you from speaking up at work. You’ve already spent a small fortune to cover it... Read more
What is the single, most common problem that most dieters face when trying to lose weight? Will power? Nah. Temptation? Sometimes. Emotional eating? Bingo! That’s why it takes so much more than good intentions and information about nutrition an... Read more
Proper breathing is an underestimated, but critical building block of good health. Slow, deep breathing gets rid of carbon dioxide waste and takes plenty of clean, fresh oxygen to your brain and muscles. More blood cells get the new, oxygen-rich air... Read more
Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women.
Yet... Read more
You want to change your life and improve your health. So you joined SparkTeens, which is a great step, and started a healthy nutrition and fitness plan. Whether you're looking to drop a few pounds, eat more vegetables, or get in shape, you'll... Read more
I need help. I am around 5'5" and 193 pounds. Nothing I have tried works to loose the stomach weight. I have yoyo dieted for years, and now my weight is only rising. I feel terrible. What can I do? (I'm female)... Read more
I am having a very bad morning. Woke up to 8 oz gain and inches gain in some areas. I have kept in my calories and worked out everyday. The only difference is I went a little more in my calorie range yesterday. I keep trying to tell myself it has to... Read more
I feel like I am beginning to fall off the wagon. Time to kick my but back into gear. My goal this week is to drink at least 64 oz of water a day, walk at least 10,000 steps, &stay within calorie range. Planning on trying some new recipes next week!... Read more
Learn to breath. When you wake up in the morning, take a big cleansing breath. When you leave the house, stop and take a deep breath. Before you enter work or begin your next chore, stop and take a big cleansing breath.Our body needs oxygen and we do... Read more
For my students, breathing is the topic in yoga that prompts the most questions: How do you breathe in yoga? Should it be loud? How do I make that "noise" when I breathe? When the poses get too hard, I become out of breath. How can I keep b... Read more
I don't relax very easily. I am naturally a nervous, anxious, fidgety person. (Just ask my boyfriend how distracting it can be to watch a movie with me--I'm up every 30 minutes or so and constantly readjust on the couch.)When I started practi... Read more
I sweat a lot. I am always soaked at the end of spin class and crusted with salt after a long run. I used to be embarrassed by my copious perspiration and comments at the gym "Did you just go swimming? Need a second towel?", but it's just the way my... Read more
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