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How To Weight Loss Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for How To Weight Loss.

Is Weight Loss Stressing You Out?

There’s no doubt about it: trying to lose weight can be a stressful thing! There’s nothing like trying to stick to a “simple” weight loss plan for bringing you face-to-face with the frustrating complexities of human natur...  Read more

Give Yourself a Reality Check-Up

Perhaps the biggest reason that permanent weight loss is so difficult is that it is stressful—for your mind and your body. And when you're stressed out, you just don’t function at your best, mentally, emotionally, or physically. In fa...  Read more

The 10% Solution

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

The More You 'Spark,' The More You'll Lose

Researchers have been studying what works—and what doesn't—for real, permanent weight loss for years. Various weight-loss interventions (from specialized diets to in-person support groups to educational sessions to weight-loss apps) h...  Read more

How To Make Fitness Matter

To stick around and work, weight loss has to fit within the bigger picture -- and then made into a daily priority. Like a movie extra struggling to be seen on a blockbuster film, if weight loss isn’t in the big picture, it won’t get w...  Read more

Frustrated by Lack of Weight Loss...Please Help!
Updated 4/15/2014 7:33:48 PM

Hi There. I am hoping someone can give me some tips or advice about 10 stubborn pounds I can't seem to shake. A little background....I have always been about 10 pounds lighter than I am now and I feel that is my comfortable weight. Over t...  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

Looking for a weight loss buddy!
Updated 4/13/2014 10:57:20 PM

I'm Angelina, a college freshman. I'm looking to lose 50 pounds. In order to do this, I want to eat healthier (and less!) and exercise by going on walks on playing tennis throughout the summer. If anyone's interested in being my weight loss bud...  Read more

52+ ways to lose a pound a week - try just one!

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

Use your trackers to look for patterns

After working on weight loss for a while, I finally realized that if I looked at my nutrition tracker and my activity trackers for the weeks when I had good weight losses, it was easy to find out what I did that really worked. I have found my person...  Read more

TOPS Friends

Friends from a TOPS weight loss support group. Welcome all TOPS and KOPS!...  Read more

VIDEO: SparkPeople Medical Expert Birdie on Oprah's Weight-Loss Show

Yesterday we told you that a SparkPeople member was going to be featured on "Oprah." Did you watch Birdie (DR_BIRDIE) on Oprah's weight-loss episode yesterday? If you didn't, or if you want to watch again, here's your chance. Bi...  Read more

Should You Maintain Your Weight before You Lose?

"Weight loss is really hard---but maintaining that weight loss is even harder!"  If anyone out there agrees with this statement; please raise your hand.  That’s what I thought. There are lots of hands held high.  I...  Read more

Leading up to my own weight loss transformation, Understanding why past weight loss attempts failed

Good morning. Down 9 pounds this past week which is great! Much of it water weight I guess. Fighting through my first cold in over 18th months, not as severe as could have been thankfully for my use of colloidal silver. I am here to vent...  Read more

All Weight Loss is a Good Weight Loss

I love reading the blogs on SP, lots of inspiration and wise words and that feeling that you are not doing this alone. I really love reading posts about weigh ins, the good and the bad but one thing I have noticed is a trend to put a weight lo...  Read more