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Winter Health And Safety Tips Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Winter Health And Safety Tips.

Winter Workout Safety Tips

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

A Beginner's Guide to Biking to Work

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

Busting the 10 Biggest Cold & Flu Myths

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

Try a New Sport this Freezin' Season

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

8 Ways to Fight Winter Weight Gain

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

Advocare? Anyone using it? Advice, tips, success?
Updated 1/31/2016 3:18:15 AM

Advocare? Anyone using it? Advice, tips, success? Feel free to share please. Thinking about doing the 24 day challenge through advocare....  Read more

OK, so I'm 25 and trying to get health life on tra
Updated 1/31/2016 3:49:36 AM

OK, so I'm 25 and trying to get health life on track, but I'm in a weird position! I currently live in Mexico, serving as a missionary down here, so food options are limited as is exercise options.. I'd love to have a buddy, but there's no one here!...  Read more

Day 4 of my new health plan. My back & arms are so
Updated 1/30/2016 8:24:18 PM

Day 4 of my new health plan. My back & arms are sore from working out and my feet/ankles hurt from taking a walk today. I've been sedentary for almost a year & I'm carrying around at least 80 lbs of excess body fat. Gotta push through it though....  Read more

We are still swimming in winter squash from last s

We are still swimming in winter squash from last summer's garden...ugh, I overplanted them. Butternut, spaghetti, buttercup, turban, mystery squash too. There's always mystery squash!...  Read more

Up this morning to a beautiful winter day. Going t
Updated 1/30/2016 9:56:03 AM

Up this morning to a beautiful winter day. Going to get this house work done and get outside for awhile....  Read more

Protect Your Coffee's Antioxidants with This Serving Style

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

Health benefits of tea

Enjoy Tea and its health benefits for longevityThere is nothing like a good cup of tea to get your day started. There been enough debate about whether drinking tea is good or bad for health.Research has shown that tea actually is quite beneficial for...  Read more

Calling All Vegetarians & Vegans

If you're a vegetarian, vegan, or just interested in a cruelty-free lifestyle, join us here! Get tips for making the transition, dining out, cooking and more....  Read more

13 Cold Weather Exercise Tips

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

Stick-With-It Winter Workout Tips

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 members, 76% of exerciser...  Read more