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Goal Setting Theory Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Goal Setting Theory.

The Best Fat-Burning Advice

Wouldn’t it be great if all the fat-burning secrets you see in magazine ads and TV infomercials actually worked? If sauna suits, cellulite-shrinking creams, herbal wraps, and pills designed to “boost metabolism and melt fat away” di...  Read more

Goal-Tracking Tools

Quick, what’s the difference between a dream and a goal? Any goal-setting guru will tell you that goals are dreams that you write down and track. Why? By writing down your goals, you're creating a "to do" list for your life,...  Read more

Maintaining a Healthy Weight - Part 1

OK, you’ve reached your weight loss goal. Congratulations—you’re halfway there! Now all you have to do is make sure you’re one of the 5-10% of “weight-losers” who manage to keep it off over time. So, what are y...  Read more

Supplement Questions Answered

Q: Will carnitine help me lose weight? A: In theory, carnitine, a derivative of the amino acid lysine, could be a good weight loss supplement because it helps move components of fat into the area in cells where they are burned. There is, howev...  Read more

How to Get Ripped Off - Guaranteed!

Bogus exercise equipment and nutrition scams have been assaulting us for about as long as anyone can remember. According to author Dr. James Harvey Young, the scams date back as early as 1630. That was the year Nicholas Knopp of Massachusetts Bay was...  Read more

to have more goals
Updated 7/20/2014 5:30:45 PM

to get more time for me like curves 5 times week instead of two, have had 5 teenagers for 5 days now back in Ohio my daughters dogs for week now that is over, graduation over , now getting my husband to doctor tomorrow half day visit for the cancer p...  Read more

Edit Fitness Goals Tab Broken?
Updated 7/19/2014 11:39:33 AM

When I click on the tab to change the number of calories I plan to burn each week, it opens up the weight goals. Anyone else having this problem?...  Read more

Can't change my exercise goals
Updated 7/17/2014 9:40:51 AM

I'm having some sort of technical problem with the site. I want to change my exercise goals to 30 minutes/5 times a week (a total of 150 minutes a week), but I when I update the numbers in my goals, it doesn't update in my exercise tracker. My exerci...  Read more

Goal Setting and Nutrition
Updated 7/17/2014 10:54:24 AM

I'm looking for some advice on how I should set my goals relative to the nutrition tracker. About a month ago, I had my goal set moderately, to get down to 300 (a mini-goal, if you will). I lost about 10 pounds for the couple weeks I had that s...  Read more

EXERCISE GOAL QUESTION
Updated 7/17/2014 2:15:45 PM

On my tracker my goal for exercising is 180 minutes and 1070 calories to burn in a week. I am doing 30 minutes of walk away the pounds three times a week. Which right now I burn 388 for 30 minutes plus a few calories from squats. Here is my questi...  Read more

Grapefruit a day

I have a theory & so far it seems to work:A grapefruit a day, melts the pounds away!474...  Read more

Using Spark Goals

I can never remember to take my daily multivitamin, so I added it to my "other goals" page to both remind myself and give myself a spark point for doing it!...  Read more

Spark Texas The Official Team

If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together! ...  Read more

If You're Not Following This Rule, You're Strength Training the Wrong Way

A round-up of the most interesting and thought-provoking stories of the week.The Myth of Happiness—and How to Be Truly Happy GreatistAre you searching for happiness in all the wrong places? Turn it around and find out how to really be happy.&nb...  Read more

You Asked: Are 'Negative Calorie' Foods Real (or Too Good to Be True)?

You might have heard that you can eat as much of you want of certain foods because it takes more energy to burn them than they actually contain. But is it true? Can eating more of these foods really help you lose weight? Let's examine this theory...  Read more