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Work Healthy Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Work Healthy.

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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

SHERRY'S GETTING HEALTHY, NO MORE DIETING!!!
Updated 8/19/2014 1:38:10 AM

For the past few months I have been walking, trying to get in 10,000 steps or more I have taken over 600,000 steps since June the 1st, but my eating hasnt change much, still eating junk. Last week I hurt my calf muscle, and I took a week off from...  Read more

Renewing my faith in becoming a healthier me
Updated 8/20/2014 4:25:07 AM

I have been on this roller-coaster ride for many years now. I would get motivated to lose weight and I might lose about 10 lbs but that's it. I end up going back to my normal weight. You see I call my weight normal. No it's not normal because I feel...  Read more

Avoiding sweet temptation at work
Updated 8/20/2014 3:36:01 AM

My name is lynn and I work in the healthcare field. Co worker bring in cookies and doughnut almost daily, not to mention the drug reps who bring lunches from the cheesecake factory, barbecue joints, huge bagels, ice cream with all the toppings, (just...  Read more

Need some help for long take-to-work lunches!
Updated 8/20/2014 12:01:31 AM

Okay so, my fiance works nights at his job. He does patrol security going from site to site in a truck for twelve hours. Sadly, he has no access to a fridge, so he doesn't take any food with him to eat. This is where a huge problem lies with his po...  Read more

It isn't like you worked for it
Updated 8/14/2014 12:48:56 PM

a little over 2 1/2 years ago, I had gastric bypass surgery. Since that time, I have lost about 130 pounds (sometimes 140 depending lol) and have maintained that weight loss. I was speaking with a co-worker last week about weight loss and fitne...  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

Itís Here! The Best App for Eating Better On the Go

Over the years, we've learned that some of our best ideas and most useful tools come from you, our SparkPeople community. A few months ago when we were releasing the newest updates to our Calorie Counter and Healthy Recipes apps, we asked our mem...  Read more

Food on the Run: Burger King

I am starting a new series entitled Food On The Run. From time to time, I will look at a variety of restaurants and identify which items might make the healthiest options when eating away from home. To launch the new series, I have looked at a couple...  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