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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain.

8 Ways to Ward Off Winter Weight Gain

Imagine that it’s April. The weather is warming up and it’s time to pull your spring clothes out of storage, including the bathing suit you shoved in the back of your closet in September. While doing your spring cleaning, you start to try...  Read more

Healthy Holiday Desserts

Ginger, pumpkin, apple, cinnamon, chocolate, peppermint. The flavors of the holidays are comforting and the perfect end to a wonderful meal. These recipes include nutrition-packed ingredients that turn holiday favorites into healthier treats the whol...  Read more

Health(ier) Holiday Favorites

It's easy to get off track when it comes to eating during the holidays. Although the traditional holiday table can be filled with high calorie and high fat foods, there are ways to save calories without sacrificing taste. Here we share healthy ma...  Read more

Homemade Beauty Recipes for Winter

Winter is here, and for many people that means dry, flaky and cracked skin. Many skincare experts advise switching to more moisturizing hair and skincare products during the blustery months to avoid these problems. But before you invest in high-price...  Read more

Make Your New Year's Momentum Last

On January 1st, many of us are geared up to get healthy and fit. But, by mid-February, our diets are faltering and our fitness routines start getting stale. Falling out of a resolution can be a fast downward spiral. If you’re someone who thrive...  Read more

Summer Weight Loss Challenge
Updated 7/20/2014 2:02:11 PM

The challenge starts July 21st. 224 Benefits of the challenge include: * Motivation * SMART goals - specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timed * Learn about healthy habits * Have fun * Lose 5% of your body...  Read more

So glad I'm losing weight finally!!!
Updated 7/19/2014 11:45:30 PM

I starting to lose weight. I lost 14 pound so far. I'm starting to drink water. I'm working out at home by cleaning up my apartment. I try to walk as much as possible due to compound fracture in right ankle. If stand for a long period of time it...  Read more

Lowest weight in years!
Updated 7/21/2014 11:52:11 AM

Thanks to Sparkpeople and my Sparkfriends. I am now at my lowest weight in years! At least 6. I feel so great! 345 252 Ally...  Read more

gaining weight despite best efforts
Updated 7/19/2014 2:28:24 PM

I,ve been gaining one or two pounds a month for the last year. I'v had thyroid imbalance l this year too. Im 5'4'. Today I weigh 192 pounds. Yikes. I eat very healthy food. I'm I trying to eat less than 1600 calories a day. Usually I end up w...  Read more

quit smoking AND lose weight
Updated 7/19/2014 8:31:14 AM

went to the doctor asking for help for both (looking for the magic pill) He gave me some brochures and this website address...I love the website-reminds me of weight watchers website but so much more information! I know I need to quit my terrible ha...  Read more

Keep Realistic Goals

With the holidays approaching quickly, it is more realistic to change your weight goal from wanting to drop some pounds to trying to maintain your weight. The holiday season is the greatest test of portion control ever. Sure there are things that a...  Read more

Give It Away!

If someone gives you a food gift this holiday season, you can re-gift it to avoid the temptation!...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

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Do You Have a Plan of Attack for the Holidays?

For many of us, this time of year is full of temptations and distractions to get off track from your diet and exercise program.  You could easily choose to do some Christmas shopping instead of heading to the gym for a workout.  Or you migh...  Read more

Avoiding Holiday weight gain

My plan is to log everything in my nutrition guide prior to consuming. During Thanksgiving I didn't do this and ended up eating everything in sight because I was not holding myself accountable....  Read more

Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

I love the holidays- the decorations, music, and movies. I love the traditions. It all starts Thanksgiving Day and doesn't end until I get back from vacation. Black Friday includes Starbucks hot chocolate, breakfast, and lunch out. Later that...  Read more