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Fat Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Fat Loss.

Weight Loss Supplements: Fact or Fiction?

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

3 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No...  Read more

High Intensity Interval Training

If I told you that there was a way to burn more calories, lose more fat, and improve your cardiovascular fitness level while spending less time doing cardio, you’d probably reach for your phone to report me to the consumer fraud hotline, right?...  Read more

High Performance Nutrition - Part 1

Good nutrition provides the foundation for your goals, whether you want to lose weight the healthy way or fuel high-level physical activities. Unless you eat “the right stuff” at the right times, you aren’t going to get very far in...  Read more

7 Times the Scale is Lying to You

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

Restarting a weight loss journey
Updated 5/20/2016 10:00:23 PM

Hello! My name is Caroline. I joined spark people about 7 years ago but did not use it frequently and eventually stopped. I came back a little over a week ago. In between I reached a peak weight of 336 lbs and since I have lost over 100lbs of that...  Read more

So i have a problem i can't get rid of belly fat..
Updated 5/19/2016 4:25:03 PM

So i have a problem i can't get rid of belly's hard.. i love my arms, butt and legs but hate my belly and i don't know what should i do to get rid of it.i'm climbing and running 2-3 times a week and it's still  Read more

stomach fat and how to burn easy
Updated 5/20/2016 8:44:48 AM

i wiegh around 350 now was 380 i go monday wedsday and friday to gym and im trying to understand more excercises too do that dont cause stress for lower back till i lose a bit more weoight any help with ideas and excercise greatkly appreciated and me...  Read more

Wow I lost 4.6 pounds this week. Putting me at 20.8 pound loss. That will make up for my two weeks o
Updated 5/19/2016 11:16:46 AM

Wow I lost 4.6 pounds this week. Putting me at 20.8 pound loss. That will make up for my two weeks of only losing 1 pound. New goal I want to be at least 145 when I go on vacation July 8....  Read more

I took an extended vacation from my weight loss go
Updated 5/19/2016 10:42:54 AM

I took an extended vacation from my weight loss goals but now I am back. I will beat myself up later. For now I am just reacclimating to tracking on a daily basis. I welcome any and all support. #friendfinder...  Read more

Gauge Cardio Intensity Without Heart Rate Monitor!

The key to fat loss and cardio is low intensity and longer duration.You can gauge your intensity by counting the # of words you say between breaths. Ideally, 6-7 words/syllables for fat-burning. My fave phrases (when I don't have someone to chat with...  Read more

A full serving of protein (15g) every 2-3 hours to insure fat loss not muscle.

I try to eat a full serving of protein (15g) every 2-3 hours to insure fat loss not muscle. It also keeps you full all day long and its best to set a schedule so your body knows when to expect it. There should be an equal carb/protein ratio when eve...  Read more

TOPS Friends

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

Quiz: How much do you really know about fat?

If youíre trying to eat healthy and/or lose weight, you need to know quite a bit about fatóboth the kind you eat, and the kind youíd like to lose.But it seems that many of us donít really know as much as we need to. In this study, for example, 77% of...  Read more

TIME's Great Exercise Debate: What's In It for You?

If you follow health and fitness news, youíve probably seen the cover story in the current issue of TIME magazine: Why Exercise Wonít Make You Thin.Unfortunately, this article is riddled with headlines and statements that seem more designed to attrac...  Read more

Fat loss in perspective

I know two people who went on the show Survivor. So I watched that season. And I recall people losing like 30 pounds in two months bc every few days they'd get like, a handful of rice. So whenever I feel like I'm never going to make it to my goal...  Read more

Muscle gain and fat loss

Today's article in the daily coaching was about gaining muscle. Basically it said that in order to gain muscle mass, you need to eat at least your maintenance calories. You don't gain muscle when there's a deficit. Strength training while you're losi...  Read more