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.
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You’re on day five of your friendly squat competition with your coworkers, feeling good. You start the day's round, but suddenly, you feel a sharp pain in your lower back. Something is not right. What are you doing wrong?
When done pro... Read more
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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7:00 a.m.: An infuriating alarm jolts you awake.
7:30 a.m.: After three snooze delays you finally turn it off and force yourself to jump out of bed.
8:15 a.m.: Two cups of coffee later, you're stuck in maddening morning traffic.
2:30 p.m.:... Read more
On the path to losing weight, many people spend a lot of time envisioning the skinny life. They might assume that shedding pounds will be a surefire path to overall health and happiness, and that once they reach that magic number on the scale, they... Read more
I am trying to adjust my protein/fat/carb levels,and even though I change it in my profile it doesn't translate to my log page! And yes I click the update at the bottom. Help!
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Hi guys, I am thinking of changing my routine. Instead of cardio I want to focus on upper body strenght. But I do not know how to input it. Like what is a set, a rep and weight? And do i have to time my resistance workouts? #coach... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
As I was working yesterday, I heard a news report about a new heart health program by the American Heart Association. With an older brother that has already suffered a mild heart attack as well as a grandmother that died of heart related issues, I... Read more
Yesterday was the 6th Annual National Wear Red Day and I do hope that most, if not all of you participated in this great cause. Bringing awareness regarding women and heart disease to the forefront is one way we can change the path in which our count... Read more
I was planning to be productive this afternoon, and I just got slow. I finally packed up and came home where I took a nap, then dammit, got my gear on and went out to run. 5 minute walking warm-up and I lasted more than 5 minutes with an okay speed.... Read more
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