You’ve decided to lose weight. Congratulations! Changing your lifestyle may take commitment and time, but taking off those excess pounds can really improve your health and happiness.
In this early phase, you may have checked out some... Read more
Ask anyone who has spread mulch in their yard, and they’ll tell you that yard work is quite the workout! Whether hauling mulch, spreading soil, raking leaves, or pulling weeds, you’re guaranteed to break a sweat. That's because garden... Read more
Working from home may seem like a dream. You have no boss popping up behind you. No employees to interrupt you with the latest office gossip. No donuts to avoid. But, working from home—with all of its perks and pluses—also presents some u... Read more
The third shift. Unavoidable for some. Dreaded by many. At a time when it’s difficult just to stay awake, you are expected to function at a reasonable level. Unfortunately, laboring through the night can wreak havoc on your body, weakening your... Read more
You've heard the rumblings about bacteria. Once seen as just dirty germs, these microbes are now more accurately divided into two categories: disease-causing agents, or "bad" bacteria, and health-promoting "good" bacteria.
... Read more
If you look cute while you're working out, you're doing it wrong. So don't worry if you don't!!!
Get red in the face. Get dizzy. Grunt. Lose the hairdo. Look angry. You should look and feel like you just went through an ordeal.
#fitruth... Read more
So I have Crohn's disease and it definitely takes a toll on ya when your trying to be healthy. You would think it would be the other way around! But, I'm going to hang in there! Will be updating more to stay positive!... Read more
Today I was with my 80 + girlfriend and my husbands friend is also 80 and both are just as alert and healthy . I hope I can live that long and have an alert mind. You see people that are fifty and their minds are slipping. I hope with what I do in ke... Read more
You're at an all day work meeting or in training and they provide lunch. Not all of it will be healthy. What do you do? You throw healthy snacks and fruit in your work bag. At lunch eat only healthy protein in the supplied lunch and supplement wi... Read more
My husband has trained in martial arts on and off for years. Still, when he suggested our four-year-old daughter try it, I was hesitant. “Are they going to teach her to fight?” I asked. “They will teach her to defend herself.”... Read more
In a perfect world, we'd all have fully equipped kitchens stocked with fresh, nutritious ingredients, along with plenty of time, skill and inclination to whip up healthy and delicious meals for our families. But this is reality, where our best co... Read more
Who do I exercise for? My self. My Family. My Life...and my dog.
We have a rescue dog. He was found on the streets and taken to a shelter where he was then put on the kill list. The kill shelters in Texas practically give dogs away. My pup was $25... Read more
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkTeams, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.