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Best Weight Loss Motivation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Best Weight Loss Motivation.

An Exercise in Self-Esteem

If you’re like most people who want to lose weight, you probably think that shedding a few pounds will help you feel better about yourself. And chances are, you see exercise simply as something you need to do to accomplish that goal. But here&r...  Read more

Finding Exercise Motivation When You're Depressed

I know exercise is supposed to help me fight depression, but how can I find the motivation to work out when I'm depressed? Depression definitely can make it hard to find the motivation for exercise (among other things) because loss of intere...  Read more

Your Good-Better-Best Guide to the Grocery

One of the best things about supermarkets can also be the most confusing: all the choices! When walking from aisle to aisle, it can be overwhelming to look at all the products in each section. Just think of all the choices when you’re looking a...  Read more

The Worst Reasons to Work Out

We all have our own reasons for working out. And while all reasons have merit (and there is nothing wrong with wanting to feel good about the reflection you see in the mirror), some reasons for hitting the gym are definitely better and more motivatin...  Read more

Weight Loss can be a Team Effort

So there I was, cruising along on the exercise bike (as I often am) and thinking (as I often do). I was thinking about the positive, sometimes amazing changes I’ve made in my life thanks to fitness. I was just about to congratulate myself...  Read more

Finally, doing better still feel tight in that are
Updated 5/6/2016 9:31:15 AM

Finally, doing better still feel tight in that area but lots better. And weight is down. Swelling is down. YES!!!!!!!!!!...  Read more

Good Morning Fellow Sparks!
Updated 5/6/2016 9:19:07 AM

Good Morning Fellow Sparks!...  Read more

yesterday I did good up until I gave into a binge
Updated 5/6/2016 9:19:40 AM

yesterday I did good up until I gave into a binge I am extremely proud of myself though I was done eating random carbs and was going for cookies next but I stopped and put the cookies away and ate nothing more forgave myself and moved on....  Read more

No loss this week! :-(
Updated 5/6/2016 9:35:17 AM

No loss this week! :-(...  Read more

Needing #Motivation. I'm trying but it seems hard
Updated 5/6/2016 9:36:27 AM

Needing #Motivation. I'm trying but it seems hard to stay with it...  Read more

Keep weight tracker accurate

If you gain weight after a vacation or holiday, update tracker w/accurate weight! It's tempting to leave lower weight there. But don't b/c I've learned I lose the weight quicker when I can start using the tracker to show a weight loss, vs leaving it...  Read more

KickStart Help

Got with a Dietitian to work on a lifestyle change program so I can learn to keep it off but more importantly feel better and live healthy. She suggested a supplement program called to help me kickstart the weight loss so I wouldnt...  Read more

TOPS Friends

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

'Fit By 40': One Woman's Journey to Health

At 38 years old, a 330-pound Michelle Jackson read in an article that losing weight becomes more difficult after age 40. That article gave her the motivation she needed to launch her own personal weight-loss challenge: "Fit By 40."...  Read more

Staying Motivated, Tip #4: Inoculate Yourself Against Weight Loss Tunnel Vision

Do you find yourself getting very upset when you donít see the number you want on your scale? Can a bad food day leave you feeling so frustrated or helpless that you wonder if this whole weight loss business is really worth all the effort it takes?If...  Read more