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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

Lower salt intake, weight loss, exercise. Swimmin

Lower salt intake, weight loss, exercise. Swimming is a really good exercise to lower BP, but you've got to swim laps and work hard at it (i don't mean overdo it, but you've got to get your heart rate up)...sadly, just paddling around isn't enough....  Read more

I had weight loss surgery in December and this has
Updated 5/3/2016 5:58:27 PM

I had weight loss surgery in December and this has been a wonderful tool! #firstpost...  Read more

zero fat diet until surgery
Updated 5/3/2016 7:15:21 PM

how do i do it. I am on a very restricted diet until I have my gallbladder out in two weeks. This is torture already. Well yesterday he restricted me further. No fat at all not even healthy kinds. This is nuts. i cannot as of right now eat sugary, fa...  Read more

Only .5 lbs away from my 1st 10 pound loss!!!
Updated 5/3/2016 1:52:38 PM

Only .5 lbs away from my 1st 10 pound loss!!!...  Read more

Have been thinking of purchasing a fat burner. It
Updated 5/3/2016 1:45:18 PM

Have been thinking of purchasing a fat burner. It's from the ideallean line. Thoughts?...  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

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

Weight Loss vs Fat Loss

I know I said my next blog would be about mobility... But the past few days I have been asked the same question many times.... "B" I have been working out for the past few months... I am trying to drop these last few pounds but I have gained a coupl...  Read more