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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

Focus on Power Foods

Did you know that ants can lift up to 50 times their own weight? This goes to show that power can come from small places. The same theory applies to power foods.  Power foods are a combination of low calories and high nutrients, or foods th...  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

setting food and weight loss goals
Updated 4/14/2014 11:47:39 AM

I am trying to figure out how to start going about getting healthier. I want to lose a good amount of weight in the long run. I just don't know what to set as my first goal. Should I track my activity and food for a while then figure out how much to...  Read more

setting food and weight loss goals
Updated 4/14/2014 8:19:37 AM

I am trying to figure out how to start going about getting healthier. I want to lose a good amount of weight in the long run. I just don't know what to set as my first goal. Should I track my activity and food for a while then figure out how much to...  Read more

settting food and weight loss goals
Updated 4/14/2014 3:47:55 AM

I am trying to figure out how to start going about getting healthier. I want to lose a good amount of weight in the long run. I just don't know what to set as my first goal. Should I track my activity and food for a while then figure out how much to...  Read more

Nutrition Goals: Iron over 50 Question
Updated 4/12/2014 7:31:45 PM

I've had the dietary goal of eating enough iron in my nutritional tracker for years now. Today is my birthday, and I'm now 50 years old. 44 383 475 My understanding is a woman's iron needs over 50 decrease. Does the nutrition goal automati...  Read more

blog settings
Updated 4/10/2014 12:34:23 AM

How do I make my blogs private?...  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