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Losing Fat Not Weight Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Losing Fat Not Weight.

3 Reasons Why You're Not Losing Weight

You've been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you're not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. No...  Read more

11 Healthy Party Appetizers

Did you know that overindulging on the weekends can lead to a weight gain of nine pounds a year? To stay on track and still have fun with friends and family, serve some of these healthier party foods. (Click on each appetizer for a wide selection of...  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

6 Things Successful Dieters Have in Common

I'm sure you have heard people say, "Losing weight is easy. Keeping it off is the hard part."   Well, I disagree with this statement. I think losing weight is hard, but keeping it off is even harder!   Permanent weight...  Read more

10 Habits of Unsuccessful Dieters

What could be more frustrating than not seeing the scale drop despite days or weeks of doing everything right? After all that hard work—all the cookies you didn't eat, all the willpower you maintained, all the time you logged at the gym&mda...  Read more

I just got back into this after not being on for a
Updated 8/31/2015 9:12:04 AM

I just got back into this after not being on for awhile. I have 3 children and work a full time job and am just having a hard time making time for me. I really could use a motivational person or people to stay on track i am willing to help you out....  Read more

Updated 8/30/2015 9:20:38 AM

I do not think that the contest that will be starting is only for USA, all of our spark points are already in the computers so what is the problem...  Read more

I weigh 182. Not sure how many calories to eat a d
Updated 8/29/2015 11:18:14 AM

I weigh 182. Not sure how many calories to eat a day. One app tells me 1100. Another app says 1200-1500. Any ideas? Also would like to eat more protein and lower carbs but not sure how many per day....  Read more

Lost 2.2 this week. Today marks 1 month on Spark
Updated 8/29/2015 9:30:41 AM

Lost 2.2 this week. Today marks 1 month on Spark People. Have a big vacation planned for my birthday in February. This is my present to myself....  Read more

I'm 40; single with no kids; 170lbs; need to lose
Updated 8/30/2015 1:43:45 AM

I'm 40; single with no kids; 170lbs; need to lose 30-40lbs (hopefully by December). Any like-minders out there to buddy-up with for motivation?...  Read more

Ditch the Scale!

The scale can make you think you are not losing weight. You may even gain weight as you develop muscle mass. Don't give up! As you develop muscle, the fat will start decreasing. A pound of muscle equals the same as a pound of fat, but muscle is small...  Read more

Eat 3 a Day

You need to eat to lose weight. I have found out through the years that you cannot lose weight if you starve. Your body hangs on to the fat and you do not lose any after you have lost a little fluid. Eat at least 3 meals every day and a snack, but ke...  Read more

TOPS Friends

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

How to Prevent Muscle Loss When Losing Weight

When starting a weight-loss plan, most of us hope to lose body fat, specifically—not muscle mass. But when we lose weight, a large percentage of the total weight lost can be muscle. Is there any way to reduce that muscle loss?  How to Lose...  Read more

Quiz: How much do you really know about fat?

If youíre trying to eat healthy and/or lose weight, you need to know quite a bit about fatóboth the kind you eat, and the kind youíd like to lose.But it seems that many of us donít really know as much as we need to. In this study, for example, 77% of...  Read more

Losing fat, not weight...

Yes, I'm feeling frustrated. I've been really struggling with losing weight these past few days. I know my body sometimes fights me on this, because it's perfectly happy at 140lbs. I don't technically need to lose 5-7 lbs. They're just, as Jillia...  Read more