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Any goal-setting guru will tell you that goals are dreams that you write down and track. Why? By writing down your goals, you're creating a "to do" list for your life,... Read more
Are you a genius at budgeting your finances but fall apart when it comes to setting aside time to work out (or vice versa)? Don't worry: Staying physically fit and managing a personal bank account actually have very distinct similarities. They... Read more
You might be gung-ho about tackling new goals, 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 proven way to c... Read more
You know that you want to lose weight. But how do you pick a goal weight that’s right for you? Do you find a celebrity, or even a friend, whose body you like and try to reach the same weight as him? Do you aim for a previous weight of your own,... Read more
If you give it some thought, I bet you’ll agree that losing weight is not really your goal. Sure you want to lose weight and it's important to you. But why? Is it because some number on a scale is really that important and meaningful in and... Read more
I only have 19lbs to lose before I reach my goal weight. I've lost 116lbs within the last 18 months. However I still have a small amount of stubborn fat on my lower belly and right below my breasts on my rib cage. Is there any hope of it going away?... Read more
Day 1 of a 70lb weight loss goal.i am excited but a little worried about when the excitement wears off. I went out and ran/walked 3.5 miles.later tonight I am going to do some beach activities . I also planned today's meals.... Read more
Today I accomplished my goal of over 10,000 steps. I took 14,000 steps today. The reason why ... Because my sister was in a parade. I walked the entire length and more. I also babysat four hyper kids for about seven hours. Oh boy! Had fun and ate bel... Read more
I have always set goals for weight loss for myself. For example: I will lose 10 pounds by June. This sets you up for failure. Set your goals for what you have complete control over. For example: I will exercise 5 days a week and stay within my... Read more
Set practical goals. Don't set up a goal to work out 60 min's a day if you barely work out now. For example, set a goal for 15 min's and if you work out more, then work out more, but the bare minimum is 15 min's.I already knew this but it sunk in aft... 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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Editor's Note: Obesity expert Dr. Martin Binks contributes regular guest posts to the dailySpark. We have all been there. The new year rolls around and we take stock of our lives and the way we live them. We decide that this year is going to be dif... Read more
It’s no secret that the majority of people who start a new exercise program do so because they want to lose weight, which is a great reason (and motivator) to get fit.That being said, if your only motivation to exercise is fat loss, you can eas... Read more
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