We've already debunked some outdated diet rules, but what about fitness? Just as there is plenty of questionable diet and weight-loss advice going around, some exercise "rules" that people live by are downright misleading, misguided or... Read more
Think you’re the only one who has trouble keeping off those pesky pounds? Well do we have some great news for you! Janet Jackson, who is known for her six-pack abs and sweat-inducing dance routines, is a self-proclaimed “yo-yo... Read more
Convenience foods and snacking go hand in hand. Unfortunately, many of these convenient snacks also go straight to our waistlines. When "snack packs" appeared on the market just a few years ago, dieters rejoiced! Now, they could easily coun... Read more
Who didn't like "Ratatouille," the animated feature film produced by Pixar and distributed by Walt Disney Pictures? It tells the story of Remy, a rat living in Paris who wants to be a chef. Now if your child is like my inquisitive 11-ye... Read more
Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year.
Here there are in his words (in no particul... Read more
Connect these celebrities in six steps or less, then list two celebrities for the next person to connect.
For example: Connect Sarah Michelle Gellar to Gwyneth Paltrow
SMG is in "The Crazy Ones" with Robin Williams
Robin Williams was in "Juman... Read more
I've got a chronic strain injury in my right wrist. My doc and physio have cleared me for exercise and weight training, but I've been advised to stay away from any sort of plank exercise for the forseeable future, even with push up handles. This isn'... Read more
About 10 years ago, I used low carb to lose about 35-40 lbs (208 lbs to - 180 lbs - 6'2").
never counting/watching calories - and am fit and trim with good blood #s. AND, if I go crazy and eat too many carbs (holidays! travel! sup... Read more
Hi everyone... my fiancee and I just started using Sparkpeople yesterday, and we're determined to start eating healthier to lose weight as well as get healthy in general.
He's used to eating a sandwich, pre-packaged pineapple (in juice), the fru... Read more
_Always_ pack 'road food'-- keep a little cooler in the car. Use a freeze pack. Pack homemade juice boxes, small bags of fresh veggies, sandwiches (never ones with mayo) and anything else your family will eat. Even with dollar menus, one visit to McD... Read more
More evidence linking sugar to heart disease
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Six Kitchen-Based Weight Loss Tweaks Any Guy Can Do
15 Fiber-Packed Snacks
Fit Tip: Wash Your Sports Bra in... Read more
One of my fitness goals this year has been to incorporate more strength training into my routine. I've found that if I'm going to push myself, it doesn't happen with a bunch of exercises I just do on my own. I need a video to follow. So far this y... Read more
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