Monthly Archives: January 2013

How much exercise to burn calories from Super Bowl food?

Expert says six Buffalo Wild Wings with ranch will cost you 1,330 calories. To burn those, you’d need to do the wave 6,480 times.

Posted in Food, Healthy tips, Holidays, Nutrition, Recipes | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on How much exercise to burn calories from Super Bowl food?

Super Bowl Sunday – weight loss fumble!

Avoiding the temptations of Super Bowl overindulgence.

Posted in Diets, Food, Healthy tips, Nutrition, Tips | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Super Bowl Sunday – weight loss fumble!

I am a runner.

Kate Penn started running more than two years ago when she quit smoking. Now, she’s training for her third marathon.

Posted in Fitness, Running | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

5 questions with No Sweat contributor Missy Raiger

Missy Raiger had gastric bypass surgery about five years ago and has since lost 125 pounds.

Posted in Q&As | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on 5 questions with No Sweat contributor Missy Raiger

Cheesy spaghetti squash tastes (almost) like the real thing

Originally, I was pretty skeptical about spaghetti squash. Pasta is one thing that’s hard for me to give up when I’m cutting calories.  I was pretty sure it couldn’t be replaced. Then, the other day, I came across this recipe … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Cheesy spaghetti squash tastes (almost) like the real thing

How many water bottles can you fit in your car?

I have a tendency to collect water bottles.  I’m not really sure how it happens.  I go to the bike shop, and I see the bin of water bottles and I think: “I could use another water bottle because I … Continue reading

Posted in Biking, Classes, Spinning | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on How many water bottles can you fit in your car?

My journey through fitness

Susan Mafnas got hooked on aerobics in the 1980s. She intends to keep working out for as long as her body allows.

Posted in Aerobics, Cardio, Classes, Fitness, Trends, Workouts, Zumba | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Wean your kids off of sugary cereals like Froot Loops, Lucky Charms and Cap’n Crunch

Steer kids clear of sugary cereals like Honey Smacks, Golden Crisp and Froot Loops.

Posted in Food, Nutrition, Uncategorized, Weight loss | Comments Off on Wean your kids off of sugary cereals like Froot Loops, Lucky Charms and Cap’n Crunch

Have ‘the talk’ with your kids about being healthy

There’s no sense in tiptoeing around an obesity epidemic with such dire consequences.

Posted in Fitness, Nutrition, Obesity, Wellness | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Have ‘the talk’ with your kids about being healthy

5 questions with No Sweat contributor Lauren Boyer

Wise advise from Lauren Boyer: “Pack lunch and find healthy substitutes for your favorite, not-so-healthy comfort foods … and don’t keep chocolate in the house.”

Posted in Q&As | Tagged , , | Comments Off on 5 questions with No Sweat contributor Lauren Boyer