I never considered myself a runner. I ran maybe once a week for 30 or 40 minutes, and then I wouldn’t feel like doing it again for a few days. Needless to say, I never really “get better” at running—I pretty much stayed the sa... Read more
I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue... Read more
Just like you, the people behind SparkPeople.com try to plan their meals ahead of time so that we're sure to make the healthiest choices possible. Whether we're short on time or just have a craving for our favorite burger joint, we still try... Read more
I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."
Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!
Permanent weight... Read more
Regina (ELMOCHIC94) lost 50 pounds with the help of SparkTeens. She has been a member for about a year and a half and has been able to maintain her 50-pound loss for more than eight months now. At 16 years old, Regina has been very successful and con... Read more
I am so pumped! I have been tracking my food and wearing my Fitbit flex for a few days. Just watching my food has given me more energy. Took a walk this morning, and getting outdoors before the heat feels amazing! Good start to the day!... Read more
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I have been running program training since February. Started with a 5K, then a 10K and now I am working on half marathon. Doing 4 runs a week (2x 2-4 miles, 1x 1-2 miles, & 1x 6-13 miles.) I have been... Read more
Very excited to be healthy again. Like a lot of people I gained weight because of stress and eating out of habit. I would just like to remind everyone that no matter the weight you are in you have to remind yourself that you are a beautiful person!... Read more
Hello! I'm in for now! I am trying to lose about 15 pounds more. I was originally targeting Labor Day, but I had a really slow start. I didn't actually lose anything for about three weeks, in spite of lower calories and jogging every other day! So HI... Read more
Lately, I've had a hankering for a Pizza Hut pizza. Nothing too surprising about that. But my hankering is for “a Pizza Hut any-size pizza for $10” pizza. I've also been yearning to unlock the box and dive into a Taco Bell $5... Read more
It seems as though I am always in a hurry. Iím not too sure if this is because I have so much to do or if this is just part of my type A personality. From the moment I get up in the morning, to the minute my head hits the pillow, I am either doing s... Read more
I just sent an email to Health Magazine. I had been planning to send it all along, but was further driven to do so after seeing the film Food Inc, with Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser. www.foodincmovie.com/ It reminded me, yet again, of why I i... Read more
I just read this article in the nutrition area. I really liked to hear it from people who know. I just ate subway the other day, and feel like I made a great decision. I don't eat fast food as much as I used to, but I still do so often. I guess i... Read more
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