You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals in the New Year, but not so fast! The best way to set yourself up for success is to make sure that your goals are SMART: Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Timely. Using these guidelines is a... Read more
Did you know that helping other people is one of the best ways to stay on track and reach your own goals? Read on to learn why and how you can apply this at SparkPeople.com…
When members decide to step forward and take leaders... Read more
This article has been a long time coming. In fact, it’s probably several years overdue. Why? Because… I’m a closet procrastinator.
I’ve been too aware for too long that I’ve suffered this affliction. In college, 73... Read more
Once you've created your vision statement for weight-loss, you probably know the general direction you want to move. The next step is to work out the particular short- and intermediate-term goals that will get you moving in that direction, follow... Read more
According to Webster's Dictionary, the word “old” is defined as “having been in use for a long time,” “worn, dilapidated, ancient, or decayed by time.” After an experience as a volunteer at the 1995 St. Louis S... Read more
Today, I have officially LOST 10% of my starting weight of 291 pounds! I now weigh 262 pounds -- a 29 pound loss!!! 236
On to my second 10% challenge -- to lose 26 pounds and go down to 236 pounds. Please wish me luck -- I cannot do this wi... Read more
One of the Other Goals that I track is number of hours of sleep. The last time I entered this was two days ago, on Thursday (for Wednesday night). I went to enter Thursday night and Friday night hours, and the dialog is not displaying fully.
I... Read more
This might be a silly question, but I'm going to ask.
I did some exercise today where I did as much of [insert exercise] as I could in one minute. I'm not sure how to track it.
My brain confuses reps vs sets.
I did 30 wall push-ups i... Read more
...or cupboard, or closet, or shelf, or tote... etc. Set a goal that once per ___ (week? day?) you will clean out one of section of your living space. (Glove compartment, plastic container full of office supplies, dining room table, junk drawer, cr... Read more
If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together!
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When we were researching and writing our best-selling book, The Spark we discovered 27 secrets of success that thousands of successful SparkPeople members have used to reach their goals, lose weight and keep it off. Some secrets--including these--are... Read more
Nicole Joranstaad has been curling since she was a teenager, but this marks her first Olympics. This 29-year-old Madison, Wisconsin, resident is committed to healthy eating and goal setting to help her achieve her Olympic dreams. Though they're out... Read more
Summer is here and it is time for me to reassess my goals. I will focus on SLOW but STEADY...
It has been over one month since I posted a blog and looking back I am pretty much were I left, except for reaching a few goals and allowing myself a... Read more
Adding a new habit/goal/streak is a big decision. It has to be something that has benefit, fits into my lifestyle, and I can do any where in my travels.
I have 2 streaks going now -
Nutrition Tracking Day 59
10,000 Steps Day 168... Read more
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