Are you the type of person who hates to exercise? You're not alone! If your motivation (or creativity) is lacking, try some of these workout ideas from SparkPeople members like you. They're simple, accessible and fun—you'll never dr... Read more
I needed to get a social life. This revelation hit me late on a Friday night when I realized I had spent another evening knee-deep in laundry when I really wanted to be out having some fun. Busy with work and family, I hadn’t seen my girlfriend... Read more
The pool can be a scary place. You have to wear a swimsuit (ack!), get your hair wet and know the rules of the road—er, swim lanes. But don't let that stop you! Water provides an excellent workout, especially for people with joint issues or... Read more
When I was pregnant with my daughter I asked a friend of mine, a mother of three, “Don’t you get bored staying home with the kids all day?” Looking amused she replied, “Oh, I find stuff to do.” Now that my... Read more
Bonnie (BONNIEBELLE2), who declined to share her starting weight, knew she was overweight and was ready to do something about it. So she started by putting one foot in front of the other with a walking program. Forty-two pounds later, she’s dro... Read more
I am right where you are and hoping to change that impulsive habit. Tried lots of things but think I can't just STOP doing something, I have to START doing something better. I'm reading Beck Diet Solution-cognitive therapy. Hopeful :0) Baby steps... Read more
I had a tkr in November, 2014 and I am at 80 bend and 15 straight. The problem is that I have a lot of scar tissue that 2 manipulations under anesthesia haven't been able to help. I've gain 10lbs since surgery due to inactivity. PT is not helping.... Read more
they won't do much damage! Might have water retention if the sodium totals are higher than you usually eat, but that is temporary. If it works for you, then go ahead, re-educate your body! Restaurant portions have skewed our expectations!... Read more
They are filling. I am doing the green smoothie cleanse, I am on day 5 lost 4 lbs and they taste great. I got book 10 day green smoothie cleanse. by JJ SMITH, IT has over 100 recipes and 10 day for weight loss, better skin and health.
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Three summers ago, I ventured into the world of water aerobics. This was one class I was certain I could do well in and if not, no one would notice or so I thought. Never having had the grace or the agility to feel comfortable in a step aerobics clas... Read more
One of my favorite activities, aside from running, is water aerobics. Some gyms refer to these classes as Aqua-Exercises, Hydro-Workouts or Aquatic Exercises. If you have never taken a water aerobics class, I highly encourage you to do so. Not only w... Read more
Water aerobics was wonderful this morning...The water was warm on this cold frigid day. I'm so glad I discovered water aerobics. It is the most painless way to exercise, since there is no stress on my joints. I also notice that it has improved my... Read more
It will be 28 days, tomorrow, since I broke my toe. I will be allowed to try water aerobics again. If my foot starts to hurt or my chest feels tight, I will stop and try it again next week. I haven't quite decided whether I will try a workout tomo... Read more
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