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Diet Exercise Motivation Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Diet Exercise Motivation.

5 Mind Games You Need to Stop Playing

Motivation is like cold hard cash: You can never have too much! And when you’re trying to lose weight (for the umpteenth time for many of us) you know that you need a wealth of motivational strategies you can count on. But, with so many motivat...  Read more

Mastering the Mysteries of Motivation

Do you often find yourself wondering where your motivation went? Do you suddenly revert back to your “old ways” without really understanding why? If this sounds familiar, you may have some basic misconceptions about motivation: what...  Read more

The Before-During-After Journal

Do you often have trouble finding the motivation to stick to your exercise and nutrition goals? If so, then you might not be looking in the right place. Experts who study motivation have long recognized two basic types of motivation: ...  Read more

Become Your Own Best Motivator

There are several kinds of motivation problems that people run into, and each requires a different set of strategies. Let's start here with a little quiz to find out which motivational problems you might be dealing with. Get out a small piec...  Read more

3 Simple Ways to Build Consistency

You don’t have to be an expert to figure out that consistency is pretty essential to successfully change your life, your health, and your weight. But it’s also pretty clear that building a consistent routine of regular exercise and health...  Read more

Work and exercise; do they mix?
Updated 7/9/2014 11:32:21 AM

Question for everyone out there, I am going to be working for my step-mom who has started her own cleaning business and I was wondering if that could be considered daily exercise? I don't do much now, but I'm starting a new exercise schedule later...  Read more

Mondays exercise
Updated 7/8/2014 9:46:39 AM

I did the 11 minute cardio chair exercise. It made me feel so good because even though I am in a power chair, it was still something I could do....  Read more

Tips for Adding Fiber to diet
Updated 7/8/2014 1:16:17 PM

I noticed on nutrition feedback that I rarely got enough daily fiber. This morning I found a great article on SP about best breakfast cereals. It showed Fiber One original is loaded with fiber (and it's low in calories). I bought a box today and am a...  Read more

Exercising for my age
Updated 7/7/2014 10:45:59 PM

On the Elliptical, at my gym, there are heart rate ranges for age. They show a 60% and an 80% of max for working out. The chart suggests that I should be at least at 136 bpm for a cardio workout at my age. Does this mean that I should never be over 1...  Read more

Motivation with saboteur.
Updated 7/7/2014 4:01:19 PM

I wanted to type up some past history here, but it was dragging on. How do you deal with diet saboteurs? My husband was overweight when we met and still overweight. This doesn't bother me. He however is self concious but hides behind a mask. He...  Read more

The Body Motivation Workshop

What I learned, using the Body Motivation Workshop, is that "Motivation follows the action." Once I overcome my procrastination, I set up the treadmill and start jogging. What I learned through this online workshop is that once you start doing it,...  Read more

Motivation from others

I like to surround myself in motivation, with other people that are in the same boat as me, trying to lose weight. It gets hard at work when others aren't dieting.. It is easier for me to stick to it if I know someone else is counting on me. If you d...  Read more

Curves Divas

Calling all women who go to Curves! As we learn healthy eating and exercise habits we can support one another!...  Read more

Where Do You Get Your Motivation?

Excuses, excuses, excuses. I’ve heard them all and I hear them all the time."I just can’t seem to get motivated to exercise.'' ''I&rsquo
;m just not feeling it today.''''I have no energy.'&...  Read more

3 Ways to Get Back on Track During an Off Day

We’ve all been there. We had a few fabulous days of eating healthy and exercising and then—BANG—all of a sudden life happens. A late night out with friends, a last-minute business trip, a sick child at home. You’ve either miss...  Read more