Whether browsing the Internet, surfing through 500 channels, or flipping through your favorite magazine (or tabloid), you’ll find them everywhere: weight loss supplements that offer quick and easy solutions to shedding unwanted pounds. Simply p... Read more
There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur... Read more
The scale can be a valuable tool in any weight-loss journey. It can tell you where you started and help you track your progress. It's the tool people use most as a measure of success--or failure.
As useful as the scale can be, don't forg... Read more
Although the foods you eat cannot treat depression, your diet does have significant effects on your mood, energy levels, mental health, and your ability to cope with stress. If you suffer from depression or seasonal affective disorder (SAD), certain... Read more
The pain and emotional turmoil that comes with the loss of someone or something important to us makes grieving one of the most difficult—and important—things any human experiences in life. And not just for the obvious reasons.
Yes, l... Read more
Since I started swimming about 4X per week. 237 I haven't lost any weight, but I've lost several inches. 7
I can FEEL the difference in my legs and arms -- I'm stronger.
I just wish this "exercise" plateau would pass!
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I recently began what I thought would become a foolproof method of losing weight. However, instead of losing weight, I seem to be gaining it. I do about 45 minutes of upper-body strength training when I go to the gym 3 times a week, usually burning a... Read more
last two weeks I have been stressing out about medicare stuff and trying to get life insurance I can afford because my 15 yr term ended..i gained this week and that's the only reason I can think I gained. any suggestions. I am trying so hard to at le... Read more
Hi everyone! Just checking in as a new user here on Sparkpeople. I am 27 years old and am going into my fourth year of teaching middle school English. I love what I do and am very dedicated, but I have certainly put on some "stress weight" as thin... Read more
I used to gorge at night on snacks, causing no weight loss or even weight gains! Because at night, I would feel "empty" without eating before bed. I've just accepted the fact that I am not comfortable going to bed on an empty stomach and I don't have... Read more
Sign up for a 5k, a 10k, or a marathon walk. I am doing the Susan G. Komen 3-day for the Cure, which is 60 miles (www.the3day.org/goto/ginas). I am training to participate in a good cause - the weight loss is just an added benefit! It really takes... Read more
Last week, I challenged you to identify whether 5 very common statements about obesity and health were true or false. 1,352 of you participated, but the number of people who were correct about all 5 statements was...well, a lot less than that.Iím not... Read more
If you're a post-menopausal woman, you might have noticed that your forehead has grown higher all of a sudden. Or maybe the part in your hair has gotten wider, and you can see your scalp when the light hits it just right. But don't worry; you... Read more
The progression from initial weight loss to a weight-loss plateau follows a typical pattern. During the first few weeks of losing weight, a rapid drop in pounds is normal. When calories from food are reduced, the body gets needed energy by releasing... Read more
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