Heather (MSUMOMMA) is down 75 pounds and says she's committed to her new lifestyle! Learn how she has maintained her weight loss for eight months and counting.
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OK, you’ve reached your weight loss goal. Congratulations—you’re halfway there! Now all you have to do is make sure you’re one of the 5-10% of “weight-losers” who manage to keep it off over time. So, what are y... Read more
Congratulations on reaching your goal weight! This article will help you figure out how to use SparkPeople’s tools just as effectively to maintain your weight as you have used them to lose that weight in the first place. Make sure you’re... Read more
When I tell people that I'm a master Pilates trainer, I get a lot of interesting reactions. People who practice and love Pilates are quick to ask their burning questions or express their envy at my "dream" job. But many people who are l... Read more
It really is harder after 50 and recent widowhood. I have lost 10 pounds in the last year but the first time I tried this I lost 40 in 9 months. I get discouraged. I guess it is a good sign that at least I keep trying.... Read more
Good job on your weight loss. I just have an issue with that quote, because I'd rather be strong and healthy than skinny, and I like to eat food that tastes good. Denying myself something I like in order to lose weight is miserable.... Read more
Don't leave weight maintenance as an afterthought! Start researching and planning for weight maintenance before or while losing weight. Approximately how many calories will you need while maintaining? What kind of exercise plan will you do? How will... Read more
For every week that you are stuck on a plateau, you need to extend your ultimate weight loss goal. I discovered that SP had put my calories on 'Maintenance' when I reached my 'goal' date, even though I hadn't reached my actual weight loss goal - res... Read more
"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
This is not an easy question for me to answer. As a certified Pilates instructor and long-time Pilates practitioner, I've seen the many benefits of Pilates first-hand, and with many of my students. Pilates can sculpt your core, help you stand tal... Read more
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