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Performance Goal Setting Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Performance Goal Setting.

Exercise Boosts Work Productivity

Exercise during the workday improves job performance, British research has shown. A study by Jim McKenna from the University of Bristol showed that after exercising, participants returned to work more tolerant of themselves and more forgiving of thei...  Read more

Think Yourself Fit!

I love motivational quotes. One of my favorites is, “Whether you think you can or you can’t, you’re probably right!” I believe that there is a lot of truth to that statement. As a runner, I know that if I focus on the fatigue...  Read more

5 Shortcuts to Sculpt Your Body Fast

I have a friend who can either build or fix just about anything—the guy is handy! I’m constantly amazed to see how he can take care of most any restoration or carpentry problem. Something that seems impossible is like putty in his hands,...  Read more

6 Things to Look for When Buying Exercise Apparel

A cool wind whipped around me as I crested the final hill along my running route. "Ah, relief!" I thought, pulling my dripping T-shirt away from my skin. This will cool me off. But instead of making me feel refreshed, the wind chilled me to...  Read more

Drinking Water During Exercise

The Well-Watered Exerciser Except for oxygen, there’s nothing your body needs more than an adequate supply of water. And the more you exercise, the more important it is to drink the right amount of water before, during, and after your workout...  Read more

10% Goal Reached!
Updated 7/6/2014 2:03:28 PM

Today, I have officially LOST 10% of my starting weight of 291 pounds! I now weigh 262 pounds -- a 29 pound loss!!! 236 On to my second 10% challenge -- to lose 26 pounds and go down to 236 pounds. Please wish me luck -- I cannot do this wi...  Read more

Popup dialog not displaying to enter other goals
Updated 7/5/2014 9:56:30 AM

One of the Other Goals that I track is number of hours of sleep. The last time I entered this was two days ago, on Thursday (for Wednesday night). I went to enter Thursday night and Friday night hours, and the dialog is not displaying fully. I...  Read more

Sets vs Reps
Updated 7/5/2014 5:13:02 PM

This might be a silly question, but I'm going to ask. I did some exercise today where I did as much of [insert exercise] as I could in one minute. I'm not sure how to track it. My brain confuses reps vs sets. I did 30 wall push-ups i...  Read more

make new goals
Updated 7/5/2014 1:18:59 AM

keep positive on loosing weight and getting to curves...  Read more

Problem tracking Other Goals, Team Goals
Updated 7/2/2014 1:08:40 PM

Pages aren't loading this morning. Anyone else having this problem?...  Read more

Using Spark Goals

I can never remember to take my daily multivitamin, so I added it to my "other goals" page to both remind myself and give myself a spark point for doing it!...  Read more

Clean out one drawer...

...or cupboard, or closet, or shelf, or tote... etc. Set a goal that once per ___ (week? day?) you will clean out one of section of your living space. (Glove compartment, plastic container full of office supplies, dining room table, junk drawer, cr...  Read more

Spark Texas The Official Team

If you are Texas born, got here as soon as you could,or just WISH you where here; WELCOME to a family of friends! So, wherever you hang your hat, join in the fun and lets reach our goals together! ...  Read more

Win a Road Bike: Our Biggest Giveaway Ever!

The winner is: FREDLYB!!! May is a great month. In addition to marking the beginning of warm weather in most parts of the country, it's also my birthday month, and, more importantly to most of you, it's Bike Month! Here in Cincinnati, the mo...  Read more

5 Motivating Goals That Result in Weight Loss (without Trying)

It’s no secret that the majority of people who start a new exercise program do so because they want to lose weight, which is a great reason (and motivator) to get fit.That being said, if your only motivation to exercise is fat loss, you can eas...  Read more