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Performance Goal Setting Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Performance Goal Setting.

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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

So my goal for this week is to get 5 vegetables/fr
Updated 12/15/2014 6:51:05 AM

So my goal for this week is to get 5 vegetables/fruits a day. That's one part of my eating plan I have been struggling with. What are your goals for the week?...  Read more

I did a few sets of squats two days ago (really, n
Updated 12/15/2014 2:16:01 AM

I did a few sets of squats two days ago (really, no more than 20 sqauts total) and, all of a sudden, my upper legs hurt so bad that walking is difficult and stairs are almost impossible. Any suggestions, besides water?...  Read more

Wow, so many with the same goal. I am 225 and need to be about 150. Gained a couple pounds when I
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Wow, so many with the same goal. I am 225 and need to be about 150. Gained a couple pounds when I sprained my ankle....  Read more

hi all. Goals are to walk regularly, strengthen my
Updated 12/13/2014 1:43:02 PM

hi all. Goals are to walk regularly, strengthen myself again without injury due to some limitations , crunchless ab workout ok, treadmill for Mountain hikes in future Nutrition, decent variety for nutrients and fiber. Sleep...  Read more

Besides weight do you have personal goals?
Updated 12/16/2014 2:45:42 PM

I am constantly trying to be... .....less judgemental ................................think positive thoughts ........................................
...........................forgiveness ........................................
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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