Studies show that the vast majority of people who lose 50 percent or more of their body weight (whether through surgery or lifestyle change) report being unhappy with their bodies later. Why? Because even after all the work and the weight loss, losin... Read more
Frustrated. Disappointed. Hopeless. Skeptical.
Whichever you choose, these emotions are enemies of people trying to lose weight—especially when you feel like you have done everything right. For many trying to shed pounds, the elation from... Read more
Walking comes naturally to humans. It’s one of the earliest skills we develop, long before we learn how to talk (or invent excuses to avoid walking). And given good, basic health, it’s something you can do throughout your life without wor... Read more
Fitness can be incredibly simple. Sometimes, the most effective workouts don't need celebrity spokespeople or a payment plan. Walking and running are excellent ways to stay in shape year-round. These basic workouts are convenient, feasible al... Read more
Couldn’t all of us use a little motivation from time to time? Recently, one member inspired everyone here at SparkPeople, and we think her story can help you too. Donna (DONNA999) may be several pounds away from her goal, but as a busy moth... Read more
I used SP last January and February to start getting healthier and lost about 20 lbs. The weight started creeping on again, so I'm back with the commitment to make lifestyle changes. Isn't the feeling you have after a workout one of the best feelings... Read more
I'm back after a long break from SP. last I was here I lost 80lbs. I gained it right back plus 10. Now I have 90 to lose just to get back. I need to reframe. It's not about what I lost before. It's about now! This moment! And I can do this! Yea?... Read more
For anyone in their 30s serious about loosing weight of any amount or wanting to continue in their weight maintaining efforts when the weight is off. Lets have fun with this and support eachother.... Read more
Contest closed! The winner is:JMRIDDLCongratulations!Here at SparkPeople, we're big fans of workout clothes that are not only comfortable, but look good, too. So when our new sponsor, Moving Comfort, offered to send us some workout clothes to try... Read more
A new voluntary "front-of-package" nutrition labeling system called the Smart Choices Program was introduced at last month's Food and Nutrition Conference and Expo of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dieteti... Read more
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