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Work Healthy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Work Healthy.

7 Things to Do Before You Lose Weight

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

Work Out with Yard Work

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

10 Ways to Stay Healthy When Working from Home

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

How to Work the Third Shift and Stay Healthy

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

How a Good Gut Keeps You Healthy

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

So Nervous...can this really work?
Updated 7/18/2014 10:53:29 AM

Just joined SP after 2 years on Weight Watchers. I lost some weight on that program but was hungry most of the time. Calorie allowance I have been given on SP seems much more "livable" but can this really work when I am so used to being hungry?!?...  Read more

How does this site work?
Updated 7/19/2014 10:09:47 PM

Hi, I'm Karen and I started a diet and exercise program the first of this year. So far I have lost 20 pounds but the scale has not budged for about 2 months now!! I am 55 and I need to lose at least 10 more pounds but I would really like to lose 20 m...  Read more

Trying to lose and get healthy, but discouraged
Updated 7/17/2014 11:48:58 PM

Hi, I'm Sheri. I am on here today looking for support I guess. Someone in my boat that might have figured out whats going on with their body!! I'm technically overweight by 20 pounds according to the medical stuff at the dr. I don't hate my b...  Read more

Healthy Kids
Updated 7/15/2014 2:05:07 PM

My son is 10 and over weight. A large part of his problem is nutrition and portion control. I tried to set him up on the site so I could show him how much sugar and calories are in some of the foods he over indulges in and how it adds up - so I can...  Read more

I know support works on the web
Updated 7/21/2014 4:52:58 PM

I gave up smoking 3 years ago with support on the web. Now I am ready to lose weight the same way. Anyone want to start with me and help each other. No one knows what we go through when we try to lose, except us. So lets get started. Sue...  Read more

Drink A Meal

I don't always eat a meal at breakfast, lunch or dinner, but drink it. I "juice" either fruits or vegetables, depending on the meal it will replace....  Read more

"TASTE TEST"

My granny taught me to cook using the family recipes which often read salt/sugar/pepper/butter/cream to taste. To break this habit I keep water & sip instead of tasting or rise mouth with Listerin before entering kitchen334...  Read more

College Students

This group is for college students who are looking to get healthier and need a little support from those in a similar situation...  Read more

Fulltime work & healthy living -a tough adjustment

Full-time work & healthy living -a tough adjustment...  Read more

Yard Work - Healthy or not

I am not a garden type person. Today I spent time sawing down and breaking off dead branches and storm torn limbs from my mom's backyard. Not accustomed to this kind of work, I have been hit in the head by several heavy branches and trees as...  Read more