Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States--one that doesn’t solely affect teens and those in their early 20s, either. In fact, clinical acne cases in adult women between the ages of 40 and 49 (and beyond) have been on the rise... Read more
If you've never really had a severe problem with your complexion (making your friends green with envy), then consider yourself pretty lucky. Soap and water have always done the trick for you, so you’re probably well past the age of needing... Read more
Lifting weights. Resistance training. Pumping iron. No matter what you call it, strength training is important for boosting the overall health and well-being of people of all ages and fitness levels. While strength training can seem a bit intimidatin... Read more
Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat... Read more
I've been a member since April 2009 and although there were times where I had not logged onto Spark for a long time, I've always come back. In the last year, I have noticed that the members of Sparkpeople are not as active as they once were, status... Read more
good morning - i notice over the last five months that even though i check in every day, my streak resets back to ONE day.
it is a small thing - but it is not correct. if you look back over the past years i am consistent at checking in and spinnin... Read more
I will be honest and say I hate exercising. I have exercise induced asthma and I have since I was a kid. I really don't like the tightening of the chest and burning lungs. I also don't sweat so I overheat easily.
I'm doing pretty good losin... Read more
I really only need 1250 to 1800 calories per day and it's telling me I should eat between 1800 & 2150 calories per day, thus messing up my tracking. Is there a way to change it or, or is it set to prevent unhealthy tendencies? For instance, "Well, fa... Read more
My coach always tells me that I need to find my "why". My "why" is to become a mom; I want to have a healthy baby NOW!!! The problem is that my mind is not completely set all the time. I am good M-Th, but come Friday and I am back on to enjoying m... Read more
By Nina Shildeck, NINALEE35
As I stepped out of the shower this morning, I glanced in the mirror. I usually donít do that. I guess it was my frame of mind today. Pensive, primed to take some positive steps, ready for some new beginnings. Ready... Read more
Our weekly roundup of the latest and most thought-provoking healthy living stories.Why You Need To Stop Checking Your Phone All the TimeI'm incredibly guilty of checking my phone compulsively, especially in the car (as a passenger) and while wait... Read more
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