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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

Running and weight loss
Updated 7/20/2014 1:16:07 PM

Hey all, I got back into running because I wanted an inexpensive way to exercise and lose weight. However, I have been reading several articles that talk about running can stall weight loss because your body gets used to the long distances and d...  Read more

Weight-loss and exercise when you have MS
Updated 7/18/2014 12:21:28 PM

I am struggling with weight -loss due to having MS. I can only walk for short distances before my legs need a rest. I have to use a walker to walk so aerobic exercise is limited to swimming and stationary bicycle. I do to therapeutic massage weekly b...  Read more

Body Fat in Normal Range and Weight is Overweight
Updated 7/20/2014 1:01:36 AM

Would like some input on this as I figure it is due to more muscle since I train a lot and have started to ramp back up my walks and core workouts. Look forward to hearing what everyone things....  Read more

Bananas bad for weight loss?
Updated 7/22/2014 11:43:55 AM

I love bananas, but I keep seeing them on lists that say they aren't good for weight loss. Anyone know the real scoop?...  Read more

Anyone have post weight loss surgery?
Updated 7/14/2014 4:28:15 PM

I'm seriously considering a Breast Lift/Reduction and a Tummy Tuck when I get to within about 20-30 pounds of my goal weight. Wondering if anyone would care to share their real life experience....  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

CONQUER THE FAT-LOSS CODE

WELL I JUST HAD TO TRY SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT SO I BOUGHT THIS BOOK AT THE USED BOOK STORE FOR .50 CENTS. I LASTED ALL OF 4 DAYS BEFORE I KNEW THAT I REALLY MISSED HAVING MY APPLE AND PEANUT BUTTER SNACK. AND HAVING GRAPEFRUIT ONCE A WEEK DOES...  Read more

PCOS, FAT LOSS AND BODYBUILDING

I have been looking up on weight training and nutrition... my goal is to start slow ( which I know you should ) and to keep going ... I have always wanted to be muscular not huge to compete with PCOS they say you make more male hormones the normal ....  Read more