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 down 4 pounds!!! 2 inches off my waist and 1 1/2 off my hips! Also down 1/4 from my neck. This is all great but the thing I am so proud of myself for is I am still tracking in SP, drinking my water and exercising!!!! I am feeling much better!!... Read more
I am so excited today!! Been reading some posts and found that I an not the only one that stepped on the scale and lost a bit more!! Yay for all of us getting healthy! Just another half pound and I will be below that 200 mark. Easy peazy! My best 2U... Read more
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
The weather has cooperated, so I have been able to do my exercises in a very cool pool 72 degrees, I have been an avid swimmer all of my life and have been known to swim in temperatures of 60 degrees and in the waters off the coast of Maine. Now that... Read more
slept in skipped breakfast. ate yogurt early in day at the office. ate out for lunch homemade healthy food+water. didn't eat any sweets. made dinner at home but ate alot. swimming was awesome-my hockey mom friend joined me. 30 237... Read more
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