To stick around and work, weight loss has to fit within the bigger picture -- and then made into a daily priority. Like a movie extra struggling to be seen on a blockbuster film, if weight loss isn’t in the big picture, it won’t get w... Read more
Visual images hold amazing power. We can all still “see” the Challenger disaster, the flag rising over Iwo Jima, even our own high school yearbook pictures. The images are still with us today. And so are the emotions that go with them... Read more
When you spend a lot of time sitting, especially at a desk or computer, it's important to take stretch breaks. A couple of breaks each day will help you stay alert and keep stiffness at bay. This set of stretches is perfect for people who are alr... Read more
Are you always on the run and running out of time to stretch? Try adding a few standing stretches throughout the day. Whether standing in line, waiting for the bus or watching a soccer game, you can squeeze in some quality flexibility training. You c... Read more
Stretching is good for you, and it feels great, too! That's why we created this short and effective full-body stretching routine that you can follow whether you're a beginner or an advanced exerciser. Remember to warm up first and never stret... Read more
I don't know, should I be?
I've managed to gain and lose plenty of weight over my lifetime and I can honestly say, it's always been a combination of good and bad choices. It isn't always as simple as Taco Bell = Bad Choice = Gain Weight or Sala... Read more
I love my eliptical machine dearly, but I have ankle problems during summer. Sometimes I swim just to do some cardio, but I can do it once a week due to work. Does anyone know how to exercise without taxing feet too much?
Can it be some pilates,... Read more
I have, in the past, kept some of my larger sized clothes. This week I decided to just get rid of anything that is too big. Now I can't go back to the larger size. I'm so cheap that I am sure this strategy will work. What things have you done to ensu... Read more
I am tired of losing weight and gaining it all back after a few months. Now, I'm keeping track of my calories and activities, because I want to do this right and lose the weight for good. I joined sparkpeople because i don't have any support, and tho... Read more
Long story short, about 14 years ago I was heavy, used to eat everything! Now that I'm older, I try to go on a diet to lose weight, weight watchers, it's helpful. But the worst part is fighting myself. All I want for a snack are cookies, chips, candy... Read more
When I'm tempted to go outside my calorie range or eat more than I should, I google or look at a picture of what 5 lbs of fat looks like...IT IS GROSS!!!!! That is ususally all the motivation I need not to eat something...and sometimes it even gets... Read more
Printed out an 8x10 copy of a 'fat' picture and taped it to a wall or door. Get some star stickers, and put a star on your picture for every pound lost. Watch your picture get covered with stars while you remind yourself that you are one.8... Read more
For anyone who follows or wants to learn the SB way of eating. Lets be healthy together. SB is recommended by many doctors and dieticians; its good for blood sugar and reducing dietary fat.... Read more
Don't let the dreary days of winter keep you from your workouts! You don't even have the leave the house to get fit and toned this season. Don't believe me? We asked our friend and fitness guru Denise Austin to create a short and effectiv... Read more
In the new US Weekly, Jennifer Love Hewitt shows off a slimmer physique. "18 pounds in 10 weeks," the cover boasts. She looks thinner and happier than her before pictures, and her trainer told the magazine that it wasn't a matter of wanting "to look... Read more
I know caps means I'm shouting and I am. I finally loaded my pictures of my start weight. The thing that embarrasses me the most about them is that I sure should have upsized my wardrobe. My bra is literally shining through the shirt like let me... Read more
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