Pop quiz: Can you name the most important muscle in your body? Nope, it's not your abs, hamstrings or triceps. It's your heart!
The human heart is an amazing muscle, capable of pumping about five quarts of blood throughout the body every... Read more
What's the most popular New Year's resolution year after year? Losing weight (and getting in shape). If you've made a goal to drop pounds, tone up and work out more regularly in 2012, SparkPeople's January Jumpstart Workout Challenge... Read more
Whether you're getting bored with your usual workout routine, or you are ready to jump start your fitness program, the SparkTeens 7-day Bootcamp Workout Plan can help you get real results! I created this 7-day workout plan for people of all fitne... Read more
They may seem superhuman at times, but personal trainers are people, too. And although they love sharing their workout wisdom and helping people reach their goals, there are a few things that might get under their skin when they're training a cli... Read more
How would you like an exercise program that banishes boredom, improves your fitness, develops new skills and prevents injuries? Sounds like an infomercial, but it's not! It's cross-training, and you can do it whenever and wherever you are in... Read more
My workout tonight is going to be inside! It is raining. My tooth hurts but I feel like I can do something. Besides, once I get it pulled tomorrow I won't be able to exercise for a little while.... Read more
Today is Monday. The start of my new workout goal. I plan to start working out 1 hour 3 days a week. I know it's gonna be hard with my hectic life, but I'm really gonna try to push myself for the next 6 weeks. Need Support... Read more
Design Your Best Workout PlanTake an active role in finding a workout plan that fits your personality and fitness goals.10 Fitness Shortcuts That'll Still Get You FitAccording to the National Institutes of Health, lack of physical activity, along wit... Read more
Design Your Best Workout PlanAccording to the National Institutes of Health, lack of physical activity, along with poor diet, is the second leading preventable cause of death in the United States. "Many Americans are overweight and most don't exercis... Read more
Twice the workouts. Two times the fun. Double the results? You be the judge! Positive reviews continue to roll in for our workout DVDs Total Body Sculpting and 28 Day Boot Camp. (Thank you for that!) Although both of these DVDs feature ver... Read more
SparkPeople.com is the most highly trafficked weight-loss website in America. Needless to say, we know a thing or two about helping people lose weight. Our members have lost more than 10 million pounds to date by following our fun and healthy nutriti... Read more
So I've gotten antibiotics and slowly (way too slowly) I am feeling human again. My ear still is stuffy, but the rest of my sinuses are allowing me to breathe (thank you, I like breathing). I'm doing recovery stuff like taking probiotics mid-day, dr... Read more
I am continuing to fight the sinus bug. I think I am getting better. I felt good for a little while at work yesterday and I did manage to stay the whole day and work in-office instead of working a 1/2 day from home. My co-workers did a great job o... Read more
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