If only there were two or three more hours in a day, then I’d be able to reach the bottom of my to-do list. But between children, work and juggling the needs of an elderly mother, there never seems to be enough time. And like many women, exerci... Read more
SparkPeople’s Exercise Reference Guides offer an in-depth look at the principles of fitness.
What is a Cool Down?
A cool down is the act of gradually lowering body temperature, heart rate, and breathing rate following exercise.
The... Read more
I am not a morning person.
This confession will come as no surprise to my friends and family, most of whom have spent many glorious years making merry over my tendency to nod off over breakfast, my need for copious amounts of c... Read more
I’ll admit it—I’m vain. So when I put on my summer tank tops a few months ago and noticed the dreaded "batwings" growing on the back of my arms, I panicked. I was too young to have my arms jiggling when I moved! I had to d... 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
Since I am totally new to this I have a question for everyone‚Ä¶ If I am only supposed to intake 1200 cal a day but I do a workout that burns 1000 cal does that mean I can intake 2200 cal and still be with in my range and limit?... Read more
I am new here today is my first day I have been doing Weight watchers and am down about 40# however this is a big however. I am starting to have motivation issues. I still need to lose about 25 or 30 #. some buddies would be great.... Read more
I am down 12 pounds and 6.5 inches doing lchf diet. I don't feel deprived of anything as there are so many recipes on pintrest. I have tried them all. This diet is easy. No craving. I am able to go out for dinner and stay well within my limits.... Read more
I am learning to love myself where I'm at, not waiting for the scale to say you can love yourself now.
I will love myself, will you?
will you give yourself permission to love yourself right where your at?
God loves you and thinks your awesome!... 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
Happy May! Have you moved past the ''resolution'' phase and established a consistent diet and exercise routine? Hopefully your new lifestyle consists of healthy habits and you are really starting to get a feel for what it takes... Read more
I canít tell you how many times after I started my own healthy living journey I would step on the scale and the minute the number was not what I expected my motivation began to falter. For me, the scale became the be-all-end-all to my success. Howev... Read more
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