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You Asked: Will Fasting Jump-Start My Weight-Loss Efforts and Boost My Health?

People ask use all the time: Is fasting a good way to jump-start your weight loss? Our dietitian, Becky, has the answer.
Posted 12/19/2012  8:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 36 comments   58,589 views
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You Asked: ''How Can I Exercise with a Sprained Ankle?

With a few modifications, it it possible to continue to exercise after you've sprained your ankle. Here's how.
Posted 12/5/2012  12:00:00 AM By: SparkPeople Guest Blogger : 16 comments   74,225 views
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Does Yoga Count as Cardio?

Yoga has many benefits, but can it do double duty in your workout program? Get the facts before you pose.
Posted 11/19/2012  2:00:00 PM By: Jen Mueller : 47 comments   143,305 views
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The Truth about the 'Fat-Burning Zone' and Weight Loss

Do lower-intensity workouts really burn more fat? Here's why you should probably ignore the "fat-burning" setting on your cardio machine.
Posted 11/8/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Dean Anderson : 42 comments   68,652 views
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You Asked: ''What Are the Benefits of Drinking More Water?''

Water is important because it regulates every function in our bodies. Here's what drinking this zero-calorie beverage can do for you.
Posted 10/7/2012  7:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 54 comments   107,877 views
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The Best Workout You Can Do for Your Core

Coach Nicole answers your questions about abs training--and shares the No. 1 exercise you can do for a stronger core.
Posted 10/5/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 70 comments   189,106 views
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You Asked: ''Should I Work Out Today If I'm Still Sore from Yesterday's Workout?''

Learn whether you should workout or go to the gym when you (and your muscles) are sore. Here's how to tell whether or not you should exercise or take a rest day.
Posted 10/3/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 27 comments   880,500 views
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You Asked: Is It Possible to Eat Too Much Fiber?

Fiber is an important part of a healthy diet, but can you have too much of a good thing?
Posted 10/1/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 34 comments   55,173 views
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Your 12 Most Embarrassing Yoga Questions Answered

As with any activity, there can be some "embarrassing" aspects of yoga. Here are answers to the questions you were afraid to ask--from farting to bare bellies!
Posted 9/18/2012  10:00:00 AM By: Stepfanie Romine : 114 comments   411,329 views
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You Asked: ''What Are Some Ways to Reduce the Sodium in My Diet?''

Get easy tips for reducing the amount of sodium in your diet.
Posted 9/11/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 16 comments   19,540 views
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You Asked: ''Does Sex Count as Cardio? How Many Calories Does It Burn?''

Ever wondered if you can track sex as a cardio workout? Here's our official answer!
Posted 9/7/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 14 comments   107,230 views
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You Asked: ''Should I Be Concerned about Going Over My Daily Cholesterol Limit?''

Is one day of high-cholesterol eating going to hurt your health?
Posted 8/7/2012  5:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 22 comments   35,203 views
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You Asked: Do Drinks Like Coffee, Tea or Diet Soda Count toward My Daily Water Quota?

One of the most common questions new SparkPeople members have is "Do drinks like coffee, tea or diet soda count toward my daily water quota?"
Posted 8/7/2012  12:00:00 AM By: Becky Hand : 78 comments   141,466 views
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You Asked: How Do I Pick the Right Size Stability Ball?

Stability balls are a versatile and affordable exercise tool that will help you develop your core. But which size is right for you?
Posted 8/1/2012  9:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 14 comments   23,193 views
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You Asked: ''Is It Safe to Wear Wrist or Ankle Weights While Walking or Exercising?''

Is it ever safe to use ankle or wrist weights during cardio or are there better ways to increase your exercise intensity?
Posted 7/20/2012  6:00:00 AM By: Nicole Nichols : 27 comments   47,324 views
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