Depending on where you live, weather conditions can vary greatly throughout the year. If you enjoy exercising outdoors, the different seasons certainly bring their share of joys and sorrows. Who wouldn’t enjoy walking, running, or biking on a w... Read more
It makes perfect sense. Instead of driving to work and back each day—which uses gas and does absolutely nothing for your rear or your stress level—you bike your way to work, miss the traffic, burn some calories, get an energy boost, and s... Read more
Eat chicken soup. Bump up your vitamin C intake. Don’t step outside with wet hair. Each year as cold and flu season approaches, you probably hear these common tricks for avoiding illness. However, not all of the prevailing wisdom about viral in... Read more
The weather outside is frightful-- but that pond in your neighborhood is delightful. Frozen solid now, it offers all kinds of possibilities for winter sports that’ll keep you trim until springtime. What’s more, if you take to the ice... Read more
Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try... Read more
Both my spouse and I love cooking. We aren't 5-star chefs, but we do make some pretty good food (so our family and friends tell us). I'm always excited to learn new ways of cooking, the process of cooking and baking -- anything that makes for ease... Read more
So I'm working with a Health Coach n he says to me"Even if you don't do ANY workout and just live your daily life activities,as long as you eat right you'll lose weight"It made me go Hmmmm... I know it's 20-30%workout tho,but nor sure how right is he... Read more
I haven't worked for a few months, and since I've been home and able to cook more for lunches and take more time with dinners I have proven something to myself. I am very sensitive to carbs. On days when I eat bread and pasta I weigh 2 to 4 lbs more... Read more
Last summer and into winter I worked out all the time. I had a personal trainer that I recently quit going to. I have gained 15 lbs back since April. How do I get back on track, I get so down then I eat more.... Read more
You could be putting a stranglehold on coffee's health perks by stirring in the wrong stuff. So consider these rules: no nondairy creamer, and go easy on the sweet stuff.Blood tests then showed that levels of chlorogenic acids (CGAs) -- antioxidants... Read more
With much of the country experiencing unseasonably colder temperatures, as well as snow and ice this winter, these conditions can make it more of a challenge to hit the trails to get in your daily run in, especially when it would be so much easier... Read more
When the temperature drops, so can your motivation to get outside and get moving. So how do you resist the temptation to stay curled up under a blanket until spring arrives? According to a poll of SparkPeople.com members, 76% of exerciser... Read more
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