When I was growing up, coaches led sports teams. I had a swim coach, and my brother had a baseball coach. Friends who participated in athletics had coaches dedicated to helping them improve performance in their chosen sport.
In the last de... Read more
It’s never too late to begin your journey in wellness! Here are 10 steps you can take today to get started.
1. Write out your goals and desires. What’s your wellness vision? Where do you envision yourself three to five years fr... Read more
My first experience with this revolutionary indoor cycling activity seems like a distant memory. As I walked into the room, the lights were dimmed and candles were lit around the room. People all around me were wearing these tight black shorts an... Read more
Starting a fitness program doesn’t have to be overwhelming when you are armed with the proper tools to get things rolling. Once you’ve committed to getting in shape, there are several things you can do to ensure you’ll exceed your s... Read more
If you’ve ever tried to break a bad habit, health-related or otherwise, you know how difficult it can be. Every morning, you awake to a daunting, gut-wrenching choice: to commit to change or to fall short of your goals. Those of you who have ta... Read more
Why do I keep doing this to myself?
I started here Jan 1st 2009 and weighed 425lbs.....in 4 months I had lost 80lbs and felt great, but the methods I were using were extreme and unsustainable.....slowly, I gained it back, 20lbs in a year, then a... Read more
It hasn't been in a week or more ...i can check off reading and 10 min exercise one and all the rest but not the drinking, mood and sleep ones for points and we used to be able to go back and get points for our teams if we have been gone but now it'... Read more
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My gym offers free wellness programs 3-4 times a year, to help members stay of track. If your gym also offer these these programs, with classes/lectures, they may help you stay positive regarding your goals.211... Read more
We have made a sparkteam at work and dedicated our patricipation to a fellow employee who is struggling with a health issue. Doing it as a team has made more people active with the program!... Read more
This group is for the MTV Generation!
Whether you have baby weight to lose, you're jump-starting a new phase in your life, or are committed to being a healthier you, you've found the right group!... Read more
When someone sets a weight-loss goal (or any goal), it needs to be realistic because that is what sets us up to succeed. If we set some wild and crazy goals for ourselves that is too difficult or that we know cannot be achieved, we are setting oursel... Read more
Editor’s note: SparkPeople has partnered with Canyon Ranch to provide this survey. The contests are entirely sponsored by Canyon Ranch. Fill out the survey below for a chance to participate in a free eight-week online healthy we... Read more
Just started reading the article "10 tips for starting a wellness program" and I think this is a good place to start.
#1. My vision is to enjoy exercise. I've never been one to appreciate the importance of exercise, but now I want to anticipat... Read more
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