When you're struggling to lose weight, it may seem like shedding that magic number of pounds is a guaranteed ticket to happiness. While it's true that getting fit and embracing a healthier lifestyle has a myriad of benefits—a spike in c... Read more
Are you a weight loss failure?
Before you answer that question, let’s talk about what failure means.
A recent study found that, in the nonsensical weight loss world, most failure has more to do with failing to meet faulty expectations... Read more
Mike (MKKAYA) started running in 2008. Since joining SparkPeople, he has continued to work toward his weight-loss goals (losing nearly 100 pounds so far), completed three half marathons, and has his sights set on participating in a triathlon.
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These days, it's not uncommon for people to make decisions that affect their health based on information that they find on the Internet. But can you trust the weight loss advice you find on Internet message boards? When it comes to weight loss, a... Read more
So right now I just started incorporating weights into my workout routines. At the moment, I am using 5 lb weights dumbbells. But here's the thing: the only other set of dumbbells I have are 12 lbs. So would it be wise of me to upgrade directly to 12... Read more
Since I started my healthier lifestyle, I am happy to say I'm down 35.6 pounds. I have more energy then I did, but I still feel tired a lot. am I lacking something? I've had blood work and everything's fine. Just don't understand it. #tiredalot #help... Read more
Lower salt intake, weight loss, exercise. Swimming is a really good exercise to lower BP, but you've got to swim laps and work hard at it (i don't mean overdo it, but you've got to get your heart rate up)...sadly, just paddling around isn't enough.... Read more
I was stuck in a 1/2 pound (or less) lost a week, and I wasn't happy with that! So I created a weekly regimen where I do 5 types of cardio per week and added a couple things I hadn't been doing before - the stationary bike and swimming - and while th... Read more
More than 52 things to try to lose a pound (or more) a week in these two articles from Prevention Magazine. Pick one to try this week. I'm doing Phone-ercise (cleaning, doing laundry, and pacing while blabbing on the phone)http://www.prevention.com... Read more
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Fit Tip: Wash Your Sports Bra in... Read more
I always used to think that if I was skinnier, I'd be happier—not just with my body but with my life in general. Many of us believe that weight loss is the answer to many of our problems and pitfalls. We think that when we lose weight we... Read more
I've had a Wii for quite a few years now - when we bought it, we bought the one with the fitness board and use it for a scale. I haven't been on it for about 8 months. At that time i weighed too much to be read - so over 330 lbs. I haven't been under... Read more
11 Weeks until my my first full marathon and this was about the time 2 years ago that I really started losing weight..the last time I was (and will ever be) 195 pounds. Two years sounds like a lot, but there were definite periods of time where all I... Read more
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