How to Get a Diet Buddy with Sparkpeople

What is Sparkpeople? Sparkpeople is an online community of dieters who lend support to fellow members who are dedicated to the common goal of weight loss. Joining Sparkpeople is an easy process which entails signing up. Best of all it is free. Unlike many other popular weight loss web sights, which charge a signup fee, […] Read more »


Foods to Eat to Help Burn Calories Faster

Contrary to the opinions of some, the kinds of food you eat can dramatically impact your weight loss goals. Nutritional content is more important than calories. Eating the right kinds of foods can help your body become the kind of efficient machine you want to help lose weight. Here are a few foods you may […] Read more »


Eat Your Way to Good Health

When you have poor eating habits, your health may suffer. Diets that are high in calories and fat can cause you to be overweight, and this puts you at risk for getting high blood pressure, high cholesterol, diabetes and heart disease. Adding fruits, vegetables and whole grains to your diet is a great way to […] Read more »

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Three Tips for Staying Healthy After Losing Your Job

A common fear among New Yorker’s is losing their job or being laid off. If this has happened to you or someone you love, you are undoubtedly all too familiar with the challenges that people face when this occurs. Many people fall into a depression because they fear for how they will care for themselves […] Read more »


Effective Boot Camp Workouts

Boot camp workouts involve intense exercising programs. They feature the use of immense strength and cardiac-exercises that challenge the strength as well as the endurance levels of an individual. The exercises are usually continuous, moving from one program to another, and require daily commitment. The types of boot camps vary from an intensive outdoor program […] Read more »


7 Easy Steps to Get Back Into Shape

So you want to get back into shape but are not quite sure where to start? Well never fear the answer is here. There is a multitude of ways to get started when we want to get back in shape, from the simple to the expensive. Here are some simple ways to start getting yourself […] Read more »


4 Great Gadgets to Help Nurses Stay in Shape

Nursing is a dynamic and sometimes difficult career. Nurses spend most of the day walking from place to place, helping patients and handling charts. Breaks are rare, and nurses often work extended hours. With all of this work, staying in shape can be a bit of a challenge. A few gadgets, however, can help nurses […] Read more »