For many people, depression and weight problems go hand in hand. Depression itself is highly associated with changes in weight. In fact, significant weight loss or gain is one of the symptoms used to diagnose depression. And research has shown that u... Read more
Your best friend has the "secret" to guaranteed weight loss. So does the star of your favorite TV show. Your doctor advised you to just "eat less and exercise more." Your neighbor thinks all you have to do is give up bread. No won... Read more
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In this video, Coach Nicole explains how to use your Fitness Tracker. Learn how to find your free, customized Exercise Tracker and Workout plans, track your fitness minutes on the s... Read more
A recent study from the RAND Corporation found that people who live in the suburbs are more prone to chronic physical health problems than people living in compact urban areas. The theory is that "suburban sprawl" reduces the time people sp... Read more
You hear all the time that to lose weight, you should track what you eat. Well, a 2008 study published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine shows that keeping a "food diary" may double your weight loss efforts.
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Under My Fitness on the full site, you can log in distance under mileage, including a mapping function that while flawed (it won't let you undo, so if you mess up you start over) is effective. You can also save maps/routes.... Read more
PEOPLE magazine's annual "Half Their Size" issue, on newsstands now, features regular people who lost more than half of their body weight. The transformations are incredibly motivating, especially if you've resolved to get in shape... Read more
We know that tracking your food leads to better weight loss, and these days, there is no shortage of ways to do it: keeping a paper log, tracking your calories and nutrients at SparkPeople.com, using a mobile app on your Smartphone, or a combination... Read more
I just got my new phone today. It's an iPhone. I knew that this was what I wanted without even thinking much because I already have an iPod and love it. The one feature on the phone that any Smartphone can have though is the SparkPeople Food and Fitn... Read more
I don't do well with the online tracking. I usually write everything down on a sheet of paper, but I'm going to try to do it this way and see if I can manage to post all of my food and fitness for the week!
GOAL--track everything every day!
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