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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

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 Choose and Use a Pedometer

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

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

What is your goal for tomorrow? Mine is to get in
Updated 11/28/2015 9:12:30 PM

What is your goal for tomorrow? Mine is to get in my water which if I follow the half your body weight rule my recommended intake would come out to be a whopping 17 8 ounce glasses a day. I KNOW I don't drink that much....  Read more

Getting set up
Updated 11/28/2015 12:04:12 PM

I'm not very technically inclined so I'm probably going to ask some pretty obvious questions. Right now I've been working on setting up my Sparkpage and getting my blog going and so forth. I was wondering if the things I post show up on some public p...  Read more

do you ever set your standards too low?
Updated 11/27/2015 11:29:20 PM

I was my largest last year when I was a sophomore in college and had lost about 15 pounds this past summer. Since then I have been rapidly putting it back on, and I think in the back of my head I've been telling myself "you're not as fat as you used...  Read more

Fun new exercise for me...I set up my bicycle trai
Updated 11/27/2015 7:10:41 PM

Fun new exercise for me...I set up my bicycle trainer in front of my TV & I can cycle away and play video games at the same time! The only limiting factor is how long my butt can take the bike seat. :-)...  Read more

weight goal and click the button to save your chan

weight goal and click the button to save your changes. Coach Denise...  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